Plitvice Lakes National Park

Dec 25, 2009

This beautiful place located in the Plitvice Lakes municipality, in the mountainous region of Lika, Croatia, east Europe. This park are contain of mountains, forest, waterfall and lakes. Surrounded by three mountains part of the Dinaric Alps, Plješevica mountain and the Mala Kapela mountain, this park lies in the Plitvice plateau.

The beautiful view of lake, which are separated by natural dams of travertine, which is deposited by the action of moss, algae and bacteria so make the water colourfull, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. The colours change constantly depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight.

The Plitvice Lakes had become a major tourist attraction in the late 19th century. In 1949 the communist government of Yugoslavia nationalized the lakes and made them a national park. The park was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979 in recognition of its "outstanding natural beauty, and the undisturbed production of travertine (tuff) through chemical and biological action".

The Plitvice Lakes are today one of Croatia's biggest tourist attractions. In 2000, the national park was expanded by a further 102 km².

(source wikipedia)


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December 30, 2009 at 3:59 PM

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