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Izvorul Bigar, Aninoasa
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Izvorul Bigăr is a protected area (nature reserve IUCN category IV) situated in the administrative territory of Bozovici, in Caraş-Severin County in southwestern Romania.LocationThe Izvorul Bigăr is located at the south-west limit of the country, in the south of the Anina Mountains, in Caraș-Severin County, on the upper Anina River, in the Cheile Nerei-Beușnița National Park.DescriptionIzbucul Bigăr with an area of 175.60 ha was declared a natural protected area by the Law Number.5 of March 6, 2000 (published in Romanian Official Paper Number.152 in April 12, 2000).Bigăr is one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world and one of the most beautiful in Romania. According to The World Geography, there are a number of facts that place her as number one on the list of eight unique waterfalls around the world due to the way the water spreads and falls in tiny shreds of water, and also the fact that it is located exactly on the 45th parallel north, at the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole.Plan to see Izvorul Bigar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Aninoasa tourist route planner.
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I went there expecting something special and extraordinary...and it was! I just loved it. The waterfall is rather small, and it's down below the road. You can watch from the bridge, but is not suffici... read more »
I've expected it to be something amazing, never-seen, unbelievable. It just wasn't. It was nice, a really nature's piece of beauty, but it wasn't AMAZING... Maybe you should not expect it to be some u... read more »
La carretera para llegar está bastante bien, arreglada hace poco. Ya dispone de zona de parking y un bar donde puedes comer. La entrada al recinto cuesta 5 lei (poco más de 1 euro), pero es posible qu... read more »The road up is quite well, arranged recently. Already available from area parking and a bar where you can eat. The entrance to the enclosure costs 5 lei (about 1 euro), but it is possible that nobody is charging. That said, the beauty of the waterfall is undeniable, is neither the largest nor the most mighty, but waters contrast makes it precious. If you're in the area it is a highly recommended visit.show original
O minunatie a naturii!
Izvorul Bigăr (English: Bigar Spring, but more commonly known as Bigar Waterfall) is a protected area (nature reserve IUCN category IV) situated in the administrative territory of Bozovici, in Caraş-Severin County in southwestern Romania.
Fantastic, amazing waterfall!!
Bigar Waterfall, Caras Severin County, Romania. Located in the nature reserve in Anina Mountains, the amazing waterfall is indeed a unique one. The water falls from a cliff, which is covered with moss. It is said to be the most beautiful waterfall in the country. The underground spring streams from the cave above and then falls into Minis River. Why to go there? Voted the most unique waterfall in the world. The location is also worth visiting for the nature reserve. How to get there? The reserve is situated near Anina and Resita towns. Take the national road 57 B, between Oravita and Bozovici villages, to 45 Paralel.
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