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Svartifoss is a waterfall in Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland, and is one of the most popular sights in the park. It is surrounded by dark lava columns, which gave rise to its name. Other well-known columnar jointing formations are seen at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, Devil's Tower in Wyoming, United States and on the island of Staffa in Scotland. There are also similar formations throughout Iceland, including a small cave on the beach of Reynisdrangar.With our custom trip planner, Vatnajokull National Park attractions like Svartifoss Waterfall can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
The base of this waterfall is noteworthy for its sharp rocks. New hexagonal column sections break off faster than the falling water wears down the edges.
These basalt columns have provided inspiration for Icelandic architects, most visibly in the Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavík, and also the National Theatre.
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Trzeba się trochę powspinać i potrudzić, ale warto. Szczególnie jeśli pogoda dopisuje. Widoki piękne, powietrze oszałamiające. Sam wodospad ciekawy, choć na pewno nie jest to najpiękniejszy wodospad I... more »You have to be a little gliding and to be bored, but it is worth it. Especially if the weather is added. Beautiful views, stunning air. The same waterfall is interesting, although it is certainly not the most beautiful waterfall of Iceland. Definitely worth to choose, but do not expect what a great "wow"
這座瀑布周圍都是玄武岩石柱，形成相當奇特的景象。從停車場步行前往約需40分鐘，如果冬季的時候要非常小心步道表面的冰，很容易滑倒。停車場須收費，但是當天收費機器全部故障了，需要自行線上繳費。 more »This waterfall is surrounded by basalt rock columns, creating a strange sight. It takes 40 minutes to walk to the city, and if you have to be very careful about the ice on the surface of the trail during the winter season, it's easy to slip. Stop the charge, but on that day the receiver all went down and needed to charge it self-service.
A fantastic reward at the end of a moderately short hike. Take advantage of some of the other areas of this national park as well! The falls can get a bit inundated with tourists so if you can find an off time to visit, I'd recommend it.
Not the biggest but definitely one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland! The walk to get there is pretty easy and don't take long! Fully recommended
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