Uzundere Serafin Şelalesi Waterfall, Tortum, Erzurum, Turkey
The Tortum Lake was formed with occlusion of the water in the valley, and it produced the waterfall in a splintery area. The waterfall has a magnificent view, especially in spring, with water falling from 60 m. height. Tortum Waterfall is one of the most remarkable natural treasures of Turkey next to Tortum Lake located in Tortum district, Tortum Waterfall, located towards the end of Tortum Lake, falls from a height of 48 meters and is one of the world’s highest and most beautiful waterfalls. It arose following a landslide off a mountain in the valley, which cutoff the stream’s flow, and is situated 105km from Erzurum. There are recreational areas around the waterfall for visitors and also an observation platform which allows the opportunity for a close sight of the waterfall. After the great waterfall with its drop of 48 meters, the river flowed over a series of cascades until its arrival in the Tev valley. The combination of cascades and waterfall is particularly beautiful.
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