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Plitvice

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About the park

Plitvice lakes National Park is also known as the land of the falling lakes. You can find this National Park in Croatia near the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The lakes are situated between the Mountains of  Licka Plješevica , Mala Kapela and Medvedak, in total you can find 16 lakes between the mountains. The lakes are separated by natural dams of travertine, cover an area of 2 km². The natural dams grow 1 cm each year because of the action of moss, algae and bacteria's.

This unique park is renowned for its beautiful nature and landscape. This heavenly forested area, has got some unique flora. Here you can find fir trees,  spruce and beech growing against the steep karstic rock mountains. This in combination with the blue waters gives an amazing contrast in the beautiful scenery of the Plitvice lakes.