Plitvice Lakes National Park: Croatia's Largest Nature Reserve

Plitvice Lakes National Park: Croatia’s Largest Nature Reserve

Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia's largest national park and one of the world's first natural sites in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. With a protected area that extends over 296.85 square kilometres, its natural abundance is greatly unparalleled. It was among the first natural sites in the world to be recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The national park is highly known for its 16 unique lakes arranged in beautiful cascades. Depending on the quantity of minerals and the angle of sunlight, the lakes change their colours from azure to green, blue or grey.

The park is also home to many endemic species of flora and fauna that contribute to the ecological balance of the natural site.

Here’s a walking trail used by visitors to explore the different parts of the site.

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With more than a million visitors annually, Plitvice Lakes National Park has proven to be one of Europe’s most visited and well-preserved natural attractions.

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