Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Niagara Falls, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 4.3 km
Ascend 241 m
Descend 323 m

Explore Niagara Falls in Canada with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Niagara Falls

Sight 1: Incline Railway

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The Falls Incline Railway, originally known as the Horseshoe Falls Incline is a type of funicular railway in the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. It is located beside Niagara Falls at the Horseshoe Falls. The line was built in 1966 for the Niagara Parks Commission by the Swiss company Von Roll. It adopted its current name in the 1980s. Originally built with open-air cars, it was rebuilt in 2013 with enclosed cars to permit year-round operation.

Wikipedia: Falls Incline Railway (EN), Website

955 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: Skylon Tower

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The Skylon Tower, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, is an observation tower that overlooks both the American Falls, New York, and the larger Horseshoe Falls, Ontario, from the Canadian side of the Niagara River.

Wikipedia: Skylon Tower (EN)

883 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: The Niagara SkyWheel

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Niagara SkyWheel is a 175-foot (53.3 m) tall Ferris wheel in the middle of Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Wikipedia: Niagara SkyWheel (EN), Website

924 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: Maid of the Mist

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The Maid of the Mist is a sightseeing boat tour of Niagara Falls, starting and ending on the American side, crossing briefly into Canada during a portion of the trip.

Wikipedia: Maid of the Mist (EN), Website

1394 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Queen Victoria Park

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Queen Victoria Park is the main parkland located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada opposite the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Established by the Niagara Falls Park Act in 1885 and opened in 1888, the park is operated by the Niagara Parks Commission and is considered the centerpiece of the Niagara Falls recreational tourist area.

Wikipedia: Queen Victoria Park (EN), Website

179 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Horseshoe Falls

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Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that collectively form Niagara Falls on the Niagara River along the Canada–United States border. Approximately 90% of the Niagara River, after diversions for hydropower generation, flows over Horseshoe Falls. The remaining 10% flows over American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. It is located between Terrapin Point on Goat Island in the US state of New York, and Table Rock in the Canadian province of Ontario. These falls are also referred to as the Canadian Falls.

Wikipedia: Horseshoe Falls (EN)


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