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Plitvice Lakes

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is the most popular tourist attraction in Croatia and was inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1979. Located between capital city Zagreb and Zadar on the coast, Plitvice Lakes should be on your must-see list when you will visit Croatia.
There are sixteen blue-green lakes connected to each other by a series of waterfalls, gallery of lakes, forest and set in deep woodland populated by deer, bears, wolves, boars and rare bird species. The lakes which are formed by natural dams of travertine are separated into upper and lower lakes. About eight km of pathways and wooden walking trails around lakes are accessible to visitors. Trails are descending from an altitude of 636m to 503m above sea level. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. The colors change constantly depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight.
Plitvice Lakes are the heaven for nature lovers, known as an natural monument for the enjoyment of the people now and for the generations to come. During summertime the Park is visited by thousands of people from all over the world. They come to relax, to forget about everything and just to experience something awesome.
A common activity with organized programs for park visitors is hiking, other activities include: electric boat and train ride, cycling, skiing and rowing.
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