Lake Morskie Oko, Tatra National Park

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Gaze into Lake Morskie Oko and admire the reflection of snow-capped mountains on the surface of one of the deepest lakes in the Tatra mountains. One of the surrounding peaks is Rysy, the tallest of the Tatras. To fully appreciate its beauty, you'll have to hike up using a wide tarmac trail for 10 km (6.2 mi), or hitch a ride on a horse cart. You can travel to the base of the hiking trail by van from Zakopane's main road. A chalet at the top sells snacks, water, and other beverages for you to eat inside the chalet or outside; both options offer a view of the lake. For Lake Morskie Oko and beyond, use our Tatra National Park trip itinerary website to get the most from your Tatra National Park vacation.
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  • Landscapes of the beautiful but you have to be prepared for the expenses: parking £ 25 entrance 5 PLN per person, £ 2, in the restaurant at the hostel soup, Apple Pie and coffee with rum for two people £ 56. This horse-drawn carts if someone is too lazy. We decided to go on foot because I said that I would make to the passion of those poor animals.
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  • I totally walked at least 2 hours to get to the top of this place and i don't regret not even one step taken. The view is breathtaking!  more »
  • Fantastic location in the High Tatras. Here you have to be, and it is mandatory to place on the map Polish. Views, the climate, the atmosphere here is everything.
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  • Picturesque and lovely place to visit. We took a horse drawn carriage up which takes about 1.45hrs. We visited in Jan and it was really cold while sitting down... wear warm clothes :) the lake was frozen and we could walk on it, which was an experience. Walking back down took around 2hrs and was a bit slippery. Worth every second
  • In summer and winter, this is a completely different place If you enjoy nature, this place should be on your list Mountain air with the aromas of the needles attracts the attention of many travelers. In the park, you can take a stroll on the horse, retire and sunbathe in a cozy harbor, ride a boat, and enjoy the blueberries in the summer. The most beautiful and most famous lake in the Tatra Mountains. Neighboring mountains are above the water level by almost a kilometer.
  • Describing an image she photographed of the serene Morskie Oko—taken from a stone path running alongside it—my wife remarked: "this is probably as close as it gets to heaven on Earth." I instantly knew exactly what she meant and completely agreed with her sentiments. Morskie Oko (which translates from the Polish to “Eye of the Sea”) is a Polish lake located high in the Tatra Mountains.
  • The largest and fourth-deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains. Amazing place. Worth to see.
  • An absolutely spectacular place, with awesome views of the surrounding mountains. Just beautiful scenery everywhere! Pleasant 8km hike through the forests to the lake itself
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