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Cabot Tower

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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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The View is everything!

This is the place to come just for the view. You can see all of St John's & the harbour. Parking is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kyna B
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Mandurah, Australia
Great view of the harbour!

Excellent view of the harbour and defensive positions built through history. Well worth the... read more

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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“signal hill” (69 reviews)
“great view” (22 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the place to come just for the view. You can see all of St John's & the harbour. Parking is a bit scarce during tourist season but well worth the climb.

Thank Kyna B
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent view of the harbour and defensive positions built through history. Well worth the visit.Great view of whales off shore and enjoyed the night time view was exceptional.

Thank DaveWhitby
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Cabot Tower sits atop Signal hill and has an interesting history in communications and has a very intertwined history with St. John's. There is a limited amount of parking at the top so you may have to park farther down the hill. There a...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had no idea the significance of this tower to international communication. Well worth the visit both as a learning experience and to see the view

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tower lacks parking at busy times. Gift shop is good. At top of tower you have fine views of St.John's harbour, coast, and whales. Good explanation of Marconi's role in trans-Atlantic communications.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabot Tower is the building at the top of Signal Hill. There's about 40 stairs to get to the top of the tower. At the top there is an area outdoor that you can go, to see the Narrows, St. John's Harbor and the city...More

1  Thank mamajax24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always loved visiting here when I lived in town. While back for vacation, we had to bring the kids!!

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here as one of the very first things we did in St. John's. it was well worth the stop.

Thank flyinghigh80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely historical site from which we also were lucky enough to see many whales playing just off-shore!

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off here on our way to Europe and visited with some old friends who took us up there.... It's been many years since our last visit and notably were some improvements around the site.... lots of parking and a wonderful view of the harbour...More

Thank Aubrey N Theres... C
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bonniegy
20 May 2017|
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Response from Ohokannoak | Reviewed this property |
There's no cost and isn't too difficult.
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Roberta_in_Maine
14 July 2016|
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Response from honestskipper | Reviewed this property |
TripAdvisor will likely be your best resource for things to do and places to stay. There is a tourist info office in St. John's if u are looking to speak to someone directly 1-844-570-2009
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