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The Geirangerfjord

The Geiranger Fjord is is one of Norway's most visited tourist sites and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005.
The fjord is host to several impressive waterfalls.
The two most notable waterfalls in the Geirangerfjord are the Seven Sisters and the Suitor (also called The Friar).

The Seven Sisters consists of seven separate streams. The falls are about 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) west of the village of Geiranger. The tallest of the seven has a free fall that measures 250 metres (820 ft).
The legend of the seven sisters is that they dance playfully down the mountain, while a single waterfall opposite the seven sisters (known as the Courter, or Suitor, a male onlooker) flirts playfully from across the fjord.

The Bridal Veil is another waterfall in the fjord, so named because it falls delicately over one rocky edge, and when seen backlit by the sun it has the appearance of a thin veil over the rocks.

Along the fjord's sides there lie a number of now abandoned farms. Some restoration has been made by the Storfjordens venner association. The most commonly visited among these are Skageflå, Knivsflå, and Blomberg. Skageflå may also be reached on foot from Geiranger, while the others require a boat excursion.

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The Geiranger Fjord in Russian

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