There are various things in nature that define the beauty of nature. One of them is waterfalls; these are among the most beautiful parts of nature. There are various waterfalls in the world that attracts millions of tourist towards them every year. Here is a list of 20 largest/highest waterfalls of the world:
20. Kunchikal Waterfall, Karnataka, India
It is one of the highest waterfalls present in India and one of the largest waterfalls in world. This waterfall is merely located in the state of Karnataka.
19. Rhine Falls Waterfall, Switzerland
This one of the largest waterfall situated in Switzerland was formed in the last ice age. It is a truly beautiful location that never fails to amaze people.
18. Browne Falls Waterfall, New Zealand
It is another one of the highest and largest waterfalls located in New Zealand. It was named after the discovery of Lake Browne in 1940.
17. Gocta Cataracts Waterfall, Peru
It is known as one of the largest waterfalls in Peru, located near the city of Chachapoyas. It has become one of the most popular tourist attractions with the help of the Peruvian government.
16. Sutherland Falls Waterfall, New Zealand
It is one of the largest waterfalls situated in New Zealand; this water spreads further into 3 lakes. It is one of the most popular tourist’s destinations visited by millions of tourists every year.
15. Tugela Falls Waterfall, South Africa
The five connected falls make up one of the largest waterfalls that is situated in South Africa. It is known to be among the tallest waterfalls also in Royal Natal National Park. A person can enjoy amazing view of the five-tiered waterfall from the foot of the Tugela Falls.
14. Nohkalikai Falls Waterfall, Cherrapunji, India
This one of the largest waterfall is situated near the town of Cherrapunji, India. The volume of this waterfall changes according to the time as the water of rain gets collected in the above forest plateau.
13. Dettifoss Waterfall, Northeast Iceland
The Europe located waterfall that has been listed as one of the largest waterfalls in the world. It is merely located in the Vatnajokull National Park, Northeast Iceland and can view from the other side of the river present there and named as Jokulsa a Fjollum.
12. Yosemite Falls Waterfall, California, USA
This one of the largest waterfall in the world is situated in United States. This can be viewed from three locations within Yosemite National Park in California. The falls varies much in the flow of water.
11. Plitvice Waterfalls, Croatia
It is known as the largest waterfall in Croatia with beautifully divided into 6 lakes. A person can easily view here Veliki Slap; it is the tallest waterfall of the country.
10. Jog Falls Waterfall, Karnataka, India
This one of the largest waterfall has been created by the river Sharavathi, and it is the highest waterfall in India with a height of 253 meters.
9. Huangguoshu Waterfall, Asia
It is one of the largest waterfalls in Asia with a height of 77.8 meters and breadth of 101 meters. This waterfall is one of the most visited tourist spot as it allows the tourists to touch the water also.
8. Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland
It is a high waterfall of height 32 meters and double waterfall. It is merely known as one of the largest waterfalls located in Iceland. It is also known as the largest waterfall in Europe.
7. Detian Falls Waterfall,
It is known as the fourth largest waterfall that stands between the border of two countries after Niagara, Iguazu and Victoria Falls respectively. It has been recently opened for the tourist to visit here.
6. Blue Nile Falls Waterfall, Ethiopia
It is located in the northern part of Ethiopia and water is also known as smoking water. It is best-known tourist attractions present today in Ethiopia. It is formerly also called one of the largest waterfalls in the world.
5. Kaieteur Falls Waterfall, Guyana’s RainForest
This is the one of the world’s largest waterfalls situated in the centre of Guyana’s rainforest. It has height double of Victoria Falls as well as Niagara Falls.
4. Angel Falls Waterfall, Auyan, Tepun
This waterfall is known as world highest waterfall with a height of 978 meters. It is also considered among the largest waterfalls present in the world today situated in Auyan, Tepun.
3. Niagara Falls Waterfall, Ontario, Canada
This one is the one of the largest waterfall situated in the City of Ontario, Canada. It is one of the major tourists spot and millions of tourist visit here every year to enjoy its beauty.
2. Victoria Falls Waterfall, Zimbabwe
This waterfall is said to be the second largest waterfall in the world that is situated between Zimbabwe as well as Zambia. It is one of the most visited places by the tourist every year in large amount.
1. Iguazu Falls Waterfall, Brazil/Argentina
It is probably the largest waterfall present in the world today, and it is located in the border of Brazil as well as Argentina. It has a U-shaped Devil’s throat which attracts many tourists.
The above-mentioned information is about higghest & largest waterfalls in the world a person can visit. This information might fully help a person in finding an ideal place to visit.