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05/01/2018 19:16 SAST | Updated 05/01/2018 19:16 SAST

These Photos Of A Frozen Niagara Falls Are Pure Icy Magic

A frozen wonderland.

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A building covered in ice sits at the base of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 2, 2018.

While everyone on the East Coast was dealing with the crazy winter storm this week, Niagara Falls was making a transformation of its own. 

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Ice coats the rocks and observation deck at the base of Horseshoe falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario. 

To a literal frozen wonderland.

The temperatures brought by the “bomb cyclone” this week were cold enough to freeze running water, and the falls that straddle both the United States and Canada were no exception. 

See the beautiful photos from a frozen Niagara Falls below. 

  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    A lone visitor on the United States side of the Niagara River watches as ice chunks and water flow over the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    Ice and water flow over the American Falls, viewed from the Canadian side in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 2, 2018.
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  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    Visitors take pictures near the brink of the ice covered Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
  • GEOFF ROBINS via Getty Images
    Ice hangs from the top of the American side of Niagara Falls on Jan. 3, 2018.
  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    Water flows over ice forming at the base of the American Falls, viewed from the Canadian side in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
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  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    A lone visitor takes a picture near the brink of the ice covered Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    Ice and water flow over the American Falls, viewed from the Canadian side in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    A visitor takes pictures near the brink of the ice covered Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    A building covered in ice sits at the base of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 2, 2018.
  • Aaron Lynett / Reuters
    Ice and water flow over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 3, 2018.
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