|Plitvice lakes national park|
|Friday, 26 February 2010 00:00|
Plitvice lakes national park covers 296.85 km2 of breathtaking natural splendor. It's inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List as "outstanding natural beauty and undisturbed production of travertine (tufa) through chemical and biological action”. The park harbours a grand collection of waterfalls, gallery of lakes, forest and diversity of animal life. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. The sixteen 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.
Address: The Park is situated at 44° 51’ 0’’ N, 15° 37’ 12’’ E, in central Croatia, in the eastern part of the mountainous region of Lika-Senj county
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