One of the most beautiful shows of nature is the waterfall, thousands of cubic meters that pours into the river. We want to discover ten of the most beautiful in the world and in Italy either natural or artificial.

  1.  Niagara Falls Canada/USA –Perhaps they are the most famous waterfalls of the world; they are located between Canada and the United States along the Niagara River from which they take their name. The jump of the waterfall is incredible because despite the height is not too high, 53 meters, the flow rate is of 1.8 million liters of water per second.

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  1. Vittoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia/Zimbabwe – Born from the Zambezi River on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, they are UNESCO heritage sites and one of the seven wonders of the world. The falls are 108 meters high and have a capacity of one million liters per second. They are also nicknamed “Smoke thundering” by the thunderous noise of water.

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  1. Falls Kaieteur, Potaro River, Guyana – Located within the Kaieteur National Park with a total height of 250 meters; they are 5 times higher than Niagara Falls and twice the Victoria Falls. The show leaves truly speechless because of the grandeur of the waterfall..

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  1. Honokohau  Falls, Maui, Hawaii – With a drop of 335 meters, these falls have the highest water jump on the island of Maui. They are also among the most inaccessible in the world; in fact, the only way to see them is by helicopter. Spielberg was so deeply impressed by that waterfall that he used some scenes in the film Jurassic Park.

The 'Wall of Tears' has over 17 waterfalls flowing at once - located near the summit of Puu Kukui in the West Maui Mountains, Hawaii

  1. Cascata delle Marmore, Umbria, Italia – It is the highest waterfall in Italy with a difference in height of 165 meters divided in three jumps. Its peculiarity is that of being one of the first artificial waterfalls of the history; it was conceived by the ancient Romans to solve water flow problems in 271 BC

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  1. Liquid Waterfall, Iceland – It is one of the most beautiful and fascinating waterfalls of Iceland with a jump of 60 meters;its greatest peculiarity is the conformation of the rock that falls into the amphitheater allowing people to walk behind the waterfall; the rich vegetation around completes the beautiful picture.

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  1. Falls of the Seven Sisters, Norway – The seven jets of the waterfall flow along the Geirangerfjord fjord of Western Norway Unesco heritage. The Seven Sisters look like silver threads that run along the rocky wall along the fjords, the highest of which is 250 meters.

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  1. Horsetail Waterfall, Yosemite National Park, California – To enjoy this unique show you have to go to Yosemite Natinal Park in February where you can admire a real waterfall of fire. In those days at sunset the sunlight gives the water a beautiful orange color all framed by the mountain of El Captain.

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  1. Iguazu Falls, Argentina / Brazil – Between Argentina and Brazil you will find these beautiful waterfalls with the power of 275 jets and a jump of 84 meters. A particular legend explains the birth of these waterfalls generated by the fury of a god in love with a mortal.

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  1. Multnomah Falls, Oregon – Located within the canyon formed by the Columbia River they are among the highest waterfalls of the United States and the highest in Oregon. With a jump of 189 meters is divided into two waterfalls: Upper Upper Falls with a dip of 165 meters and Lower Falls of only 21 meters. You can enjoy a spectacular view of the waterfall thanks to the Benson Footbridge, a walkway placed at the lowest point of the waterfall..

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