Pliva Waterfall

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Pliva is a waterfall located in the city of Jajce, in central Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Pliva is a waterfall located in the city of Jajce, in central Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Pliva is a waterfall located in the city of Jajce, in central Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The waterfall is a large tuft, also known as the travertine barrier, which forms a cascade over 22 meters on the river Pliva, in a narrow karst zone, which follows the course of Pliva, withdrawn into a contact zone with flysch and limestone. It was 30 meters high, but after the earthquake during the Bosnian war and the attacks on the power plant away from the river, the area was flooded and now the waterfall is 22 meters high.
The Pliva waterfall is unique as it is in the center of the city and is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

Access : Coordinates: 44.3377, 17.2706 / The Pliva waterfall located near the town of Jajce, in central Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Highlights :

  • Since 2014, a sports and tourist event has been held here, a competition in jumping from the waterfall.
  • The waterfall has been repeatedly ranked among the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.
  • The old walled city core of Jajce, including other individual sites outside the walled city perimeter, such as the waterfall and the Mithraeum of Jajce, has been designated as the natural and architectural ensemble of Jajce and has been proposed for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Go next : The Mills 4 km upstream / Jajce ,a town in the Central Bosnia Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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