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A Partially Frozen Niagara Falls Becomes a Visual Delight for Tourists

Frozen Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls, one of the most popular waterfalls in the world, turned into a winter wonderland after partially freezing due to the Bomb Cyclone. As the ‘blizzard of the century’ hit North America, it led to extremely low temperatures making the water at the falls freeze to solid ice

The breathtaking sight of a partially frozen Niagara Falls left many amused as countless perfectly-timed photographs flooded over the internet. Despite the bone-chilling cold, many tourists are heading to this mighty waterfall to get a glimpse of this rare phenomenon. People are taking pictures and videos of this awe-inspiring waterfall and sharing it on social media. 

The fast and constant flow of water will make it impossible for the waterfall to be completely frozen. Despite this, it remains to be one of the most visited tourist attractions in USA. The gushing waterfall is located near the border of New York in US and Ontario in Canada, hence attracts a considerable amount of tourists from both the countries. 

Niagara Falls is the Most-Loved Landmark in the World

Beating the iconic Taj Mahal in India and the gorgeous Grand Canyon in US, Niagara Falls was recently named as the best-loved landmark in the world. A visit to this mighty waterfall is one of the most popular free things to do in USA. It attracts nearly 12 million tourists annually and offers mesmerizing views.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How did Niagara Falls partially freeze?

The extremely low temperatures because of the Bomb Cyclone led the Niagara Falls to partially freeze. 

  • How many waterfalls combine to make Niagara Falls?

The Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls are collectively called the Niagara Falls. 

  • What is Canadian Falls? 

The largest of the three falls in Niagara Falls, Horseshoe Falls is also called Canadian Falls. 

  • When did Niagara Falls completely freeze?

The only time the Niagara Falls froze completely was in the month of March in 1848. 

  • Are tourists allowed to visit the partially frozen Niagara Falls?

Yes, despite the sub-zero temperatures, many locals and tourists are visiting Niagara Falls.

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