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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.Plan to see Izvorul Bigar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Aninoasa tourist route planner.
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There was perhaps too much buzz around this place: it is beautiful, but not as spectacular as you would expect based on how hyped up it was. The walk to the spring origin and near the cave are quite n... more »
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 »
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