Skógafoss waterfall, Iceland
Making a splash. Skógafoss waterfall, Iceland
Skógafoss waterfall in Iceland is a breathtaking natural wonder, making an impressive splash on today's image. Skógafoss is renowned as one of the largest waterfalls in the country, with a width of 25 metres and a vertical drop of 60 metres. The captivating Skógafoss frequently graces visitors with the captivating sight of vibrant single or double rainbows, formed by the refraction of sunlight through the mist. Adding to its enchanting appeal, legend has it that a treasure chest is hidden behind Skógafoss, left there by a Viking settler named Prasi Porolfsson.
The waterfall has made several appearances in popular fiction. It served as a filming location for scenes in 'Thor: The Dark World,' the Bollywood movie 'Dilwale' and the final season of 'Game of Thrones'. The Skógar Museum, which offers insights into Iceland's cultural heritage, is located near the waterfall in Skógar village.