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Historic Landmark

Cabot Tower is the site of the first wireless translantic communications between North America and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St. John's, Canada
Great hike

Take the hike after visiting signal hill. It’s not too onerous going down. Up would be much... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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A tower built at the highest point of Signal Hill, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of John Cabot's discovery of Newfoundland and Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cabot Tower is the site of the first wireless translantic communications between North America and Europe, accomplished by Marconii in 1901. This was the precursor to radio and a significant accomplishment. The museum is fabulous and Signal Hill commands great views of the oldest city...More

Thank ReneWicks
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take the hike after visiting signal hill. It’s not too onerous going down. Up would be much harder. Beautiful scenery

Thank PatG827
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cabot Tower, a small architectural wonder all by itself. Climbing up the steep hill (paved) to the tower is worthwhile. Once inside the whole history is unfolded before you with photos & explanations of why it is there. There is a lovely little gift shop/boutique...More

Thank Rossco9
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gotta see it!!! The view is spectacular, even in the wind and drizzle. Make sure you walk the trail from Battery road up, to get a Oceanside view

Thank karenw752015
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have to hike, hike down from the tower to the back of the visitor center. You get to see the narrows.

Thank ushdra
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cabot Tower is worth a visit by itself, but as a goal for a morning run up Signal Hill, it was a good motivation. The view fis mangificent, and you can look far out on the Atlantic, or down on the city of St...More

Thank IngunnMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staircase inside is narrow but going inside the tower is something to do at least once in your lifetime! There is a little gift shop inside as well.

Thank Seagoat96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to visit Cabot Tower because I had last been here with my parents when I was a baby but I really enjoyed the incredible views of the city of St. John's and the ocean. Go inside the tower for the best views and...More

Thank surfwave01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cabot Tower offers the opportunity to understand local and Canadian history. Don't forget to go inside the Tower!

Thank lynnP1113XD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the walk up to visit. Go along the trails on the right side of the hill (not the walkway) to get better views and visit more locations. Views of harbor and ocean amazing. Can see miles away.

Thank dcorr4
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Response from Ohokannoak | Reviewed this property |
There's no cost and isn't too difficult.
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