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Dettifoss Waterfallin Reykjavik, Iceland

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The rebellious nature of this «brutal» waterfall is sure to astound you to the very bottom of your heart.
Dettifoss Waterfall, Reykjavik
The Seething waterfall (this is how «Dettifoss» is translated) is the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Its name describes this wonder of nature quite to the point: just think of tons of water, slush and foam, whirled in a furious water torrent, cascading from a height of 44 meters!

However, it is not so easy to find words to describe this phenomenon, as you have to see it with your own eyes, feel the cool splashes on your skin, smell the scent of water and hear the sound of it falling down from the height...

Dettifoss is never clean: a white foam is boiling on the surface of its pitch black waters. However, it even embellishes the waterfall, being the source of its unique character and inexplicable beauty.

How to get: Dettifoss is located in Jökulsárgljúfur National Park. Route 1, or the Ring Road, leads to it, the turn to the waterfall is marked with a road sign.

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#8See the most powerful waterfall in Europe in ReykjavikSee the most powerful waterfall in EuropeGeneral Kosmosa

The water giant in the northeast of the country leaves a tremendous impression!

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Location: Ctra. 864,Norðurþing


Phone: +354 550 0720
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