Situated in a thick forest, the Plitvice Lakes are considered to be one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world. Sixteen lakes, connected by 92 waterfalls, cascade through its picturesque surrounding. The Plitvice Lakes were declared a national park in 1949, and since 1979 they have been inscribed on the UNESCO List of World Natural Heritage sites. The park's attractions also include several caves and a great variety of flora and fauna. A guided tour of the park includes both a boat ride and a walking tour. Enjoy the magic beauty of the lakes and waterfalls, creating spectacular scenery.