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The Horseshoe Falls are at the edge of the City of Niagara on the lake, Ontario, Canada. It takes its name because of a bend it has like a horseshoe of about 792meters wide and 3meters deep and it has water volume of about 2.271.240liters fall per second. The Falls have a height of 53meters and the deepness of the river is about 56meters.
On Canadian Falls the 90% or Niagara River water while the 10% left runs along American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls in New York.
From Niagara Falls, Canada, you can see this beautiful spectacle if you stand on the river bank, or go up Skylon tower at 160meters height and so you can also see all the place.
Just at the peak of the tower there is a turning restaurant where you can eat and enjoy the landscape at the same time.
Maid of the Mist ship sets out from the mole there arriving just next to the Falls going under Horseshoe and it is an even better expectacle from the one offered in New York side.
If you go to Ontario Falls you can go for behind of the Falls by a lift and some tunnels and platforms. The run is free, you donīt need a guide. The two tunnels are 46meters long behind the Falls and let the tourists to enjoy this beauty, take photographs and get wet.
You have got an important variety of services for tourist from Canadian side, as hotels, restaurants, casinos and leisure centers.
A lot of souvenir shops, museums, haunted houses and different topic attractions. For the tourists, specially adolescents and their families, it is an important amusing place and the center of life at night.
The tourist place Fallsview in Niagara Falls, Ontario, is another tourist attraction around the Falls. Lately it has become into the home for many hotels in the city. It is near the center and it is also near Skylon tower and Minolta tower.
There are many parks, botanic garden and zoos to enjoy too.