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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.
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  • 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 »
  • 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...  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...  more »
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  • one of the besutiful places in the world is here in my country. take atrip to this place and look with your own eyes...if you love nature go there at least one time. i love Romania!
  • Didn't see the other part of the nature reserve, but the waterfall is overrated (pretty small) and badly accessible.
  • Nice view. You have one of the most beautiful waterfalls.
  • 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.
  • O minunatie a naturii!