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“Ice waterfall or ice Mississippi River ? Both awesome” 3 of 5 stars
Review of St. Anthony Falls

St. Anthony Falls
West River Road and Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Downtown)
612 627 5433
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Ranked #25 of 94 Attractions in Minneapolis
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Owner description: Waterfalls that once possessed religious significance for Native American tribes are today part of Minneapolis' historic district.
Nantou, Taiwan
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“Ice waterfall or ice Mississippi River ? Both awesome”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Well, when I walk on the bridge and the wind really chills me to the bone, but the scene is beautiful , I could see all the Mississippi river is iced and even the waterfall... Ok, there are still some water there. People could take a walk there and I think it's a nice location to be visited.

Visited February 2013
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“Ever seen waterfalls on the Mississippi?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

No? Then visit the park down by the river, check out the falls, the ruins of century old flour mills and the oldest river spanning rail bridge in the U.S. Great photo ops of downtown as well as the falls themselves. Do be aware of bikes, skaters, etc. as they are on the bridge as well. We hit the bridge around dusk and it was spectacular.

Visited June 2013
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“Watch The Might Mississippi Just Keep Rolling On”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We stayed in a gorgeous apartment over looking this with awesome views of the downtime skyline and great people watching on Main Street. You can just watch the river for ages and never cease to be amazed where all that water comes from. If you get a chance stroll across the lovely Stone Arch bridge.

Visited June 2013
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“Great area for walking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The views are so amazing here. It's worth the time to walk around boom and nicollet islands. The old train bridges and the falls are epic.

Visited June 2013
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“Beautiful and historic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Very beautiful and historic place. Interesting display of the powerful Mississippi River and the reason for Minneapolis / St Paul. Lock system in use for lowering / raising vessels up and down river.

Visited May 2013
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