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Paralela 45, Poneasca 335100, Romania
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Bigar Waterfall is part of Cheile Nerei National Park and it lays at the half-way between North Pole and Equator, at the 45 Parallel. At only 10 minute’s walking, you can see Bigar cave and the spring. There is a small fee, about 5 lei....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We visit this waterfall after a night of torrential rain. Was spectacular from every angle. 5 minutes walk and you can see the Bigar spring and cave. This waterfall is located on the 45th parallel North, which is the halfway point between the Equator and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

Since you've got to the waterfall, just a little up-hill you will find from where the water is actually coming to form the waterfall. It is a nice walk through the forest up-hill - you need to pay like 5 Ron (a little over 1...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The fall is one of a kind, but if you come having great expectations, you'll be disappointed. From my point of view, also the small creek Bigăr, the spring and the grotto are a part of thi waterfall. And the trip from Herculane to Bigăr...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Romeo P
Reviewed October 12, 2018

It is in Romania, close to Timisoara (only in the range 150 km driving) and is listed by National Geographic... well some would say this is it, still bear with me to give you some more details: Location - on the road between Anina and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

I see the pictures and I say: " must see this mushroom waterfall " I expected the second Niagara falls and i was a little disappointed ...but it is a pure and lovely waterfall . The waterfall is next to the road , it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Isabela L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This has been one of the biggest disappointments of my life. We were looking forward to see an amazing waterfall because we had heard it was one of the most beautiful of Europe and it was definitively not like that. First of all, the area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It's one ofe the most amazing waterfalls! It's easy to reach, they offer a parking place at aproximately 500 m.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank marcuanca
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Another great place in Romania, but which, as usual, is not well known by Romanians. This waterfall is rated by National Geographic as the # 1 waterfall in the world. Although it is located on the edge of a road, there are parking lots (approximately...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Florentin Adria... G
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

When you think of a waterfall, usually what springs to mind is something that is grand. The size of this waterfall is very underwhelming. Firstly, parking is a few hundred metres up the road. There's a private car park that charges 10 lei. You then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 1, 2018|
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Response from Vladimir1998 | Reviewed this property |
A portion of the road is indeed a bit winding, but in a good condition and not really unsafe if you drive carefully. The place is also way less crowded than in the summer. Overall, I think it's worth going even in March... More
July 11, 2017|
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Response from georgyela | Reviewed this property |
Best thing is to hire a car although there might be some coach companies that offer trips to Bigar waterfall from Bucharest. Roads are very good to get there and plenty to see on the way.
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Oanka | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, you can go hiking to Bigar cascade and i am sure there is a public transport you can use :) Sorry for late replay