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Explore Plitvice Lakes National Park – a place like no other



There’s a place people usually go when they do a tour of the Balkans in Europe. And the Plitvice Lakes National Park is a place truly like no other, delighting the visitors at the very first glance. Maybe it’s because people usually don’t expect to see such a fascinating sight or it’s just the charm of this place that can put a spell on you at the very first time you lay your eyes on it.

Nevertheless, the Balkan is full of destinations that can take your breath away, however there’s only one Plitvice Lakes National Park that is waiting to be explored.

Located in Croatia, close to the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, there’s a national park widely known for its mind-blowing colors of lakes and spectacular natural surroundings. The Plitvice Lakes National Park was founded in 1949 and is known to be one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe. Plitvice Lakes also tends to be the largest national park in Croatia, which in 1979 was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register.

It’s truly amazing how nature can play with colors and forms and at the end come up with such fascinating creations. Well, this national park is of no exception; the way the green leaves of the trees and the grass gently touch the surface of the lakes, or how majestically the waterfalls slip down the rocks, all this is worth the journey even if you live on the other side of the world.

This national park welcomes millions of tourists throughout the year and still you can find peace and serenity in any time of the year you decide to visit it. “A stunning beauty”, “Gorgeous Place” and “Incredible” are just a tiny part of the comments the visitors of this park shared with their close ones. And if you visit it, you’ll see what they actually mean. The trails and wooden bridges leading the way throughout the woods and above the lakes of this park are keeping footsteps that retell the stories of some wonderful adventures. Wouldn’t you like to be a part of them?….

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