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About 8km north of the falls is this exceptional reserve, where you can get a sense of what the area was like pre-Europeans...
The most engaging thing around here is the Daredevil Gallery attached to IMAX Niagara (which screens blockbusters and films about the falls; combo tickets are available)...
In Queenston village, a snoozy historic throwback north of the falls near the Lewiston Bridge to the US, is Queenston Heights Park, a national historic site...
Entry to the 40 hectares of Botanical Gardens is free, but you'll need tp pay to enter the Butterfly Conservatory , with its more than 50 species of butterflies (some as big as birds) flitting around 130 species of ...
Around 1km south of Horseshoe Falls, the showhouse offers year-round floral displays and some warm respite on a chilly day...
If the tourist bustle is messing with your yang, find some tranquility at this out-of-context Buddhist temple. The modern building of Western construction is ultra-tacky...
The jungly Bird Kingdom claims to be the world's largest indoor aviary, with 400 species of free-flying tropical birds from around the globe. You can also buddy-up with a boa constrictor in the Reptile Encounter Zone.
The Skylon Tower is an ugly 158m spire with yellow elevators crawling like bugs up the exterior. The views from the indoor and outdoor observation decks are eye-poppers. There's also a revolving restaurant.
This ivy-covered museum was where the esteemed William Lyon Mackenzie once edited the hell-raising Colonial Advocate . Enthusiastic young staff conduct tours every half-hour.
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