Niagara (Falls) Region
The Niagara (Falls) Region is located on the western bank of the Niagara River in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario. The city is situated across the river from Niagara Falls, New York. The Niagara River flows over Niagara Falls, creating a phenomenal sight which brings in millions of tourists each year. In addition to the river's natural attractions, the region also contains observation towers, high-rise hotels, various shops, museums, indoor water parks, casinos and theatres. Along the fringes, well-known golf courses are operated alongside historic sites from the War of 1812.