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Local Attractions

Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

This Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is regarded as one of the finest examples of ecclesiastical Gothic Revival in North America.
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Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Constructed between 1846-55, this basilica’s location on Military Road also offers spectacular views of the city and the harbor.
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Bowring Park

A historic park in St. John’s. Check for events
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Cape Spear National Historic Site

Most easterly point in North America.
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Colonial Building Provincial Historic Site

Constructed between 1947 and 1850, this Irish Limestone building was the Legislature Building for the Newfoundland Government until 1960.
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Commissariat House

Commissariat House is a late-Georgian mansion that was once used by the British military.
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The Fluvarium

Nine panoramic viewing windows allow unparalleled insight into the underwater life of a river.
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George Street

This area is a highlight of St. John's nightlife, featuring cobblestone streets packed with pubs.
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Government House

Built in the 1830’s, Government House is the private home of Newfoundland's lieutenant-governor, the queen's representative in Newfoundland.
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Grand Concourse Walkways

Said to be one of the best walking networks in Canada, The Grand Concourse is an integrated walkway system for the cities of St. John's and Mount Pearl and the Town of Paradise.
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James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

A heritage drug store circa 1895, boasts a set of antique store fixtures, a display of pharmaceutical implements (mortars and pestles, scales, cork presses) and much more.
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Johnson GEO Centre

Built deep into Signal Hill itself, this geological shrine is made up of 550-million-year-old rocks.
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Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site

This 200-year-old building houses stone barrel vaults is now a national historic site.
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Quidi Vidi Battery Provincial Historic Site

The French originally built this battery in 1792, a great place to learn about the history of military presence in St. John’s.
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Railway Coastal Museum

For the train enthusiast! Over 100+ exhibits and displays, from railway timetables to telegraph keys, from signal lights to silverware.
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The Rooms

Newfoundland and Labrador’s newest public cultural space, the Rooms unites the Provincial Museum, the Provincial Art Gallery and the Provincial Archives under one roof.
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Signal Hill

Arguably the most recognizable symbol of St. John’s, with stunning views of the city of St. John’s and the Atlantic Ocean.
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