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Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatian: Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera) is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.
The national park is world famous for its lakes arranged in cascades. Currently, 16 lakes can be seen from the surface.

In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register among the first natural sites worldwide. Each year, more than 1,200,000 visitors are recorded.

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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).

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