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Address: Iceland
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Very photogenic falls attracting hordes of photographers

Get there early, as in dawn, to avoid the crowds. The crowds are there because the parking lot is right next to the falls. Resist the temptation to stand right next to the top of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Blue Mountains, Australia
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Blue Mountains, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Get there early, as in dawn, to avoid the crowds. The crowds are there because the parking lot is right next to the falls. Resist the temptation to stand right next to the top of the falls because you might be spoiling my photograph or someone else's. Walk around to the other side of the falls. Get down low to... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I liked the place, it's near other major attractions so it's worth it, visit both sides, the views are different and it's not a long walk.

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Thank DonCesar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my husbands favorite waterfall! We went twice, that's how much he love it! I actually prefer this one over some of the more popular waterfalls in Iceland.

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Thank Astrid M
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful falls to visit in the wintertime. Be careful walking around as the mist from the falls makes hazardous walking, wear crampons. The falls are amazing and a wonderful phot spot.

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Thank Russell B
Alsager, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning waterfall in winter just of the main road. Really easy to find and park. This is only a short walk from the parking. Also a great opportunity to get some great photos. We also found it very quiet when we went but where driving so missed the coach tours. We went when there were large snowfalls... More 

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Inverkip, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Goðafoss (=Waterfall of the Gods) is one of the most impressive waterfalls in Iceland. With 12 m. height and 30 m. width it falls into a glacial river, the Skjálfandafljót that runs across a 7000 years old lava field. It has the nickname 'The Beauty' . It's spectacular all the year round but especially in late spring when remains... More 

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cleveland,ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has two access ways on both sides through which you can get very close to the falls! Be careful as people were getting to dangerous spots! Use your safety sense and enjoy another beautiful waterfalls in the land of waterfalls!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice Waterfall where you can walk all around it. Worth a stop. Right next to the parking lot, this place shouldn't take you more than 30 minutes to see

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Possibly one of the most beautiful waterfalls Iceland has to offer. On a clear day the rushing water is a turquoise blue. Godafoss isn't as busy as some of the more well-known waterfalls in Iceland and allows you to get really close to it (but not too close!). Just make sure you take precautions as the wet rocks can be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Gorgeous in winter, but be careful of walking too close to the river before the falls. Might seem like a "duh" kind of warning, but my friend and I went just as it was getting dark and found ourselves walking on big chunks of ice, which we only later realized were frozen bits of the river. (I can be daft... More 

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