Plitvice Lakes - a World Heritage Site

Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. Plitvice Lakes National Park contains a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls. These have been formed by processes typical of karst landscapes such as the deposition of travertine barriers, creating natural dams. These geological processes continue today.

The national park was founded in 1949 and is situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The important north-south road connection, which passes through the national park area, connects the Croatian inland with the Mediterranean coastal region. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. Over 1.2 million people visit annually.

Source: www.wikipedia.org

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