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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 on 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.
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  • This wonderful waterfall is located between Anina town and Bozovici. Few meters above the waterfall you may visit also the Bigar Spring. If you make a visit in those regions, you should not miss these...  more »
  • It is a really nature's piece of beauty. Amazing surrounding landscape!!! Don't expect to see a large waterfall: it is rather very small one , but it is amazing! Even in winter is accessible because i...  more »
  • My wife is from Caras-Severin and we're always passing along this road and this parallel 45° - it's amazing how the water which is coming down from the source (good water by the way, there's even a st...  more »