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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

 

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, located in Croatia, in Dinaric Alps, was established in 1949. The natural wonder covers over 296.85 km2 of area. It is the most visited park in the region, attracting tourists from all around the world. The park is protected by UNESCO.

The unique place is a result of karst hydrography. It is famous for the waterfalls, forest, lakes and diversity of animal species. The lakes float crystal water, that colors range from crystal clear to azure, to turquoise. The water color changes depending on the sunlight, minerals and organisms in the water.

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he tourists can choose from a wide range activities: from hiking and electric boat, to train ride, cycling, skiing and rowing.

Many different species can be observed in the area, including brown bear, wolf, eagle, european pond turtle , lynx, wild cat, apercaillie can and many others. The brown bear sports on a Plitvice Lakes National Park logo.

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