Waterfall Girlish tears in Abkhazia
Waterfall Girlish tears quite unusual, created by the multitude of jets and even drops of water falling from small height on a vertical rock. Often in these drops don't even have to know waterfall, and you can see a wet rock. At the same time he stretched on some tens metres the road to the Ritsa lake. To know this place very easily by many colored ribbons tied as a sign of love. This is the first landmark on the route towards the lake and the Ritsa national Park, and here you stop for a few minutes all the tours and travel.
The waterfall is not very spectacular but the legend of its origin is very beautiful, and, of course, about love. According to legend, lived once a lovely girl who was in love with the mountain spirit. The evil sorceress was jealous of the love of the spirit, and decided to destroy it. Luring the girl into an high mountain, she threw her off the cliff. The girl crashed, and before his death, wept bitterly, and so there was a waterfall, as a symbol of lost love.
Another legend tells of the earth's a couple of AMR and the Ahra. The beauty of the girl Amre so jealous of the mermaid, and when the young man Akhra poisoned on a hunt, she lured her to the cliff and tried to throw down. The girl sobbed before his death, and from her tears came the waterfall. When a tear fell into the river, the water God rose up and turned the mermaid to stone, and with it turned to stone and Achra, which was in a mermaid in his hands. with the continuation of this legend is linked to another waterfall, located 30 kilometers further down the road - Male tears.
🕐 Time of work: round the clock
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free
🚶 How to get there: the waterfall is located right along the road to lake Ritsa (the Maiden tears waterfall on the map) approximately 20 kilometres from the centre of the town of Gagra, but to pay the checkpoint to the national Park, so it is available for free. Transport doesn't go there, so can only be reached by private car, taxi, tour, ride, or bike. Almost every excursion to lake Ritsa and Ritsa national Park makes a stop here.