Kivach Falls

Local nameводопад Кивач (нижняя ступень)
LocationNorthwestern Federal District, Russia

Kivach Falls is a 10.7-m-high cascade waterfall in Russia. It is located on the Suna River in the Kondopoga District, Republic of Karelia and gives its name to the Kivach Natural Reserve, founded in 1931.

Kivach owes much of its fame to Gavrila Derzhavin, a Russian poet who was inspired by its "unruly stream" to write "Waterfall", one of the most important Russian poems of the 18th century. Many other eminent visitors followed Derzhavin to see the famed waterfall. One of these was Alexander II of Russia, who commissioned a new road to Kivach, a pavilion on the right bank of the stream and a bridge slightly downstream.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kivach_Falls

Address Russia

Coordinates 62°16'4.094" N 33°58'49.716" E

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