Niagara Falls Curiosities

Curiosidades de las Cataratas del Niágara

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When we talk about or have visited Niagara Falls we have been amazed but we don’t really know the curiosities of Niagara Falls as well as other interesting facts.

Curiosidades de las Cataratas del Niágara
Niagara Falls Curiosities

In today’s article we are going to talk about the best curiosities and interesting facts about Niagara Falls, get ready to learn more about these wonderful waterfalls.

5 BEST Niagara Falls Curiosities

1 . Niagara Falls is made up of 3 waterfalls

Niagara Falls as an important curiosity is formed by 3 waterfalls, generally this fact is unknown by most people, except when they plan their trip that they begin to be informed of this great trip that awaits them.

On the Canadian side we have the Horseshoe Falls Waterfall. The name is due to the passage of water passing over its crest and down the sides creating the famous Horseshoe. On the American side we have two waterfalls, one called American Falls and the other Bridal Veil, and as a curiosity Bridal Veil is the smallest waterfall in Niagara.

In the article that you can find in the Experiences section, you can find more information about these waterfalls as well as the 5 most famous waterfalls in the world, we leave you the link so you can access and inform you. THE 5 MOST FAMOUS WATERFALLS IN THE WORLD.

2 . Niagara Falls is a source of hydroelectric power.

That’s right, they are a great source of hydroelectric power that produces large amounts of electricity. It started back in 1893 when it was first diverted to the Canadian side to generate electricity.

Antigua central eléctrica Niágara
Old Niagara Power Plant, Works of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company

With the construction of a power plant that generated about 2,000 kilowatts, this plant was built just above the famous Horseshoe Falls and fed the electric railroad between the towns of Queenston and Chippawa.

As curiosities and data of interest today and on the Canadian side there are several power plants that are generating more than 1.5 million kilowatts and on the American side we have two large plants that together are generating more than 2 million kilowatts of electricity.

3 . Niagara Falls, shooting location

We could be writing and writing the amount of movies and series that have been filmed in Niagara Falls, as it is a place with excellence for filming movies and series.
As curiosities and interesting facts about Niagara Falls in filming we are going to name the movies and actors who have chosen this destination for filming.

Rodaje Piratas del Caribe en Cataratas del Niágara
Filming Pirates of the Caribbean in Niagara Falls

In the 1980s it was the featured location for the filming of the movie Superman II. In 2006 with the end of the world of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean.
Marshall in 2016 the great film, which tells the story of the first African-American judge highlighting the beauty of Niagara Falls.

And so many more, that I’m sure you’ve seen, from comedy, drama and romance have given rise to this wonderful scenario passing a number of artists such as Melissa McCarthy or even Marlyn Monroe.

4 . Excursion to Niagara Falls from New York.

We can include it in curiosities and data of interest, since it cannot go unnoticed, if we want to visit Niagara Falls from New York and investigate on our part to prepare our trip, our self-esteem and illusion to make this trip may decline.

Excursión a las Cataratas del Niágara desde Nueva York
Niagara Falls Tour from New York City

Yes, there are scheduled tours, we have written in previous articles, and here you can find the best one, where every visitor has left delighted with this happy trip to visit Niagara Falls from New York. Here you can find more information : EXCURSION TO NIAGARA FALLS FROM NEW YORK.

5 . Some figures on Niagara Falls

Did you know that 20 percent of the world’s fresh water passes through Niagara Falls and it is the great gateway to the Great Lakes, it’s amazing! It is estimated that around 8 million people visit the falls every year. Spectacular!

It is estimated that in 1604 he was the first to discover the falls. Natural beauty and spectacular history, that’s Niagara Falls.

We have many curiosities and interesting facts about Niagara Falls that in other articles we will write about this great wonder of Mother Nature. How impressive!

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