Why Is Plitvice Lakes Famous?

What country is Plitvice Lakes in?

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia's largest national park covering almost 30,000 hectares, is situated in the lower elevations of the Dinarides in the central part of the country.

Why can you not swim in Plitvice Lakes?

For the sustainable formation of tufa (porous rock), it was therefore imperative to protect the fragile ecosystem from excessive human influence. Therefore since 2006, it bathing or swimming in the lakes have been banned.

Why is Plitvice lakes so clear?

The type of algae that blooms in the waters of Plitvice releases gases as it grows and decomposes, and when those gases react with the water it shows as a stunning shade of azure.

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