Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.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 Adriatic coastal region. The protected area extends over 296.85 square kilometres (73,350 acres). In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register among the first natural sites worldwide. Each year, more than 1.1 million visitors are recorded. Entrance is subject to variable charges, up to 180 kuna or around $32USD per adult in peak season.
Cristal Clear Waters
Plitvice lakes is one of the oldest national parks in SEE and the largest national park in Croatia. In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls, that extend into a limestone canyon.
Walkways and hiking trails
Walkways and hiking trails wind around and across the water, and a Lake Kozjak ferry links the upper and lower lakes.
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