Plitvice Lakes National Park, colloquially known as Plitvice, is the country’s largest national park covering almost 30,000 hectares! It was founded in 1949 and lies at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Plitvice is famous for its 16 lakes arranged in cascades and over 90 waterfalls. These lakes can be seen from the surface and are all interconnected and yet separated by natural dams. Moreover, Plitvice lakes are also notorious for the ever changing colors of the water. It can vary from a stunning emerald green, deep blue to a dull gray depending on the minerals and organisms living within its waters.
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