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Veliki Slap

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Bubaneshwar
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Not only the slap but also all the lakes leading to the slap with amazing colours, full of fish swarming around. Incredible !

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Split, Croatia
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33 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best impression of this beauty is when you come under it. There is a small wooden way leading to it. Be always in shoes due to fact that there are many slippery parts and it's easy to slip. Also when you come just under the Slap in close vicinity of it, be preapered that you will get a little wet... More

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Make sure you climb to the top and take in the viewpoints on both sides. You can paddle in the stream (maybe not legally) at the top before it plunges hundreds of feet just out of sight downstream.

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Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We did our main trip via Gate 2, then after that drove to Gate 1. The Veliki Slap is 5 min walk from the entrance, and is certainly worth seeing -- of course, it';s the big one, so expect to have to shoulder a few people aside to get your photos.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Great waterfall however I preferred the charm of some of the smaller ones and the colour of the lakes generally. Trying to get a photo can be a tough task!

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Bucuresti, Bucuresti, Romania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The most beautiful turquoise water i saw in my life. Once you climb up the stairs (plus one tunnel), you get a nice top down view of the Veliki Slap from an overlook perched near the edge of the gorge.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Big waterfall is the first one you see when you enter NP's north entrance (1. entrance) in Rastovaca. It's the tallest one in the park and a nice place for individual or group photo. First you walk down the canyon, enter the lower lakes and then go right on the boardwalk. There is a tight spot (crowded) over there... More

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Essex England
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There was lots of water coming over the 78 metre falls during our visit in late May due to the large amounts of rain the area had been receiving. This made for a magnificent spectacle, though the approach to the base of the falls across temporary boards above the flooded board walk needed some care. And if you meet a... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I think this is one of the most beautiful part of the Plitvicka jezera´s National Park. It depends on season how much water falls down in this waterfall, but you can enjoy an amazing view of this nater beauty for whole the year. You want to jump in it (to cool down from a hot day), but it is forbidden... More

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Lund, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

After walking around for about one hour we found this beautiful waterfall. But no worries the route is pretty straight forward and one cannot get lost there.

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