Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes

 

a national park in Croatia, Yugoslavia. Located in the upper course of the Korana River between the Velika Kapela, Mala Kapela, and Pljeŝevica mountain massifs, which are composed primarily of limestones. Its area is approximately 19,000 hectares (1974). The park was established in 1949 for the preservation of a unique cascade (with a fall of 156 m) of 16 karst lakes, arranged like terraces and joined by channels. There are 140 waterfalls and numerous caves, grottoes, and springs. The forests consist of beech, fir, spruce, yew, and other tree species. The park is inhabited by bears, fox, wild goat, and wild boar. It is visited by approximately 200,000 tourists a year.

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The ambition of the tourism organisation is also to further promote the old quarry near the village of Beatina, reminiscent of the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia.
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It was just like a miniature of the images I've seen from the Krka National Park or Plitvice Lakes in Croatia, however not so crowded and without expensive entry tickets.
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The anticipation now building, I push my way through the hordes of tourists and make my way along the rickety wooden walkways which meander around the waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park.
One day tickets for Plitvice Lakes National Park which include electric boat across Lake Kozjak and panoramic train rides, between cost 180 Croatian Kunas (PS17.
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