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Bridal Veil Falls - Cascada Valul Miresei
West Carpathians

Bridal Veil Falls is located in the Apuseni Mountains, Cluj county, Romania (of course).

There is a legend, saying that the name of the waterfall comes from a tragic accident of a bride on her wedding day, who fell right from the cliffs of the mountains, its veil remaining hooked. It is said that the wedding guests stopped the party and cried for the bride and in that very spot came to life a waterfall: “Bridal Veil.”

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