Bigăr Waterfall is one of the greatest of nature’s beauty.
- Bigăr Waterfall is a spectacular waterfall found in the National Park of Cheile Nerei, in Romania, in Europe.
- ‘Bigăr Waterfall’ is called ‘Izvorul Bigăr’ in Romanian, and is also known as ‘Bigăr Spring’, ‘Bigar Cascade Falls’ and ‘Coronini’.
- Bigăr Waterfall runs over a very large, rounded mossy rock and cliff edge, that hangs over the river below.
- While moving over and down the rock and moss, Bigăr Waterfalls diverts off into many different small streams of water.
- Bigăr Waterfall is situated in part of a native reserve – Izvorul Bigăr, in the Anina Mountains, which has been protected since 1982.
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- Water from the Bigăr Waterfall falls 7 to 8 metres (23 to 26 feet) over the moss and into the river below.
- Bigăr Waterfall is often cited as one of the most beautiful and unique waterfalls in the world, and as such, it has become a popular tourist destination.
- Bigăr Waterfall is exactly halfway between the North Pole and the Equator, on the 45th parallel.
- Local myth states that Bigăr Waterfall is actually the hair of a young, love-struck girl, forbidden to love a boy named Bigăr, and in despair, the girl’s tears and hair were turned into a waterfall, where Bigăr drowned.
- Bigăr Waterfall is fed by an underground spring in a nearby cave, and spills into the Miniş River.
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