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St. John's postcard perfect homes

Just outside central St. John's is street after (steep) street of brightly painted wood frame row... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada

We took a drive through the area which has produced some famous pictures of the are. They are some... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just outside central St. John's is street after (steep) street of brightly painted wood frame row homes. Taking great photos is easy particularly when you have a bright blue sky in the background. You can pick up some great souvenirs of the Jellybean Row Shop...More

1  Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We took a drive through the area which has produced some famous pictures of the are. They are some ver photographic rolls of houses in the area. some with some really bright colours. Don't forget to check out the Battery area also some amazing colourful...More

1  Thank Nunatsuak27
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Love the colours and styles except for the steep walking, but that's St Johns. Just beautiful. Stayed in one of the apartments and the rooms were up and down also. Nothing flat.

Thank jean519
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Lots of streets have houses with delightful combinations of colors on them, so take pictures wherever you see them!

1  Thank r8ter2018
Reviewed September 3, 2018

So in trying to find this "attraction", it seemed that there are several streets like this and not just one street attraction. pretty much just drive anywhere in old St. Johns and you will see them. Its pretty cool cause its very much a Maritime...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed September 3, 2018

It’s been said that the human eye can see over 10 million colours. You may not see 10 million different colours in St. John’s, but you will certainly see a wild and wonderful palate of glorious colour through this city. Every advertising medium for St...More

7  Thank 997briant
Reviewed September 3, 2018

If you are in St. John's it is hard to miss these quintessential features. While they form the backdrop to a number of activities, they are not really all that interesting in themselves. They are row houses - you can find them all over the...More

1  Thank QuodErat
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Cute little houses built close together due to the need to rapidly re build after a fire in the 1800s. The colour of each house was chosen based on the paint available to the owner. Ex. If you had a blue boat, you likely had...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Drive along the streets behide the main downtown streets and you will see adorable houses painted colorfully. Of course you can buy everything fromn light switches to dish towels with little houses like this all over town.

Thank ChayaYehudit
Reviewed August 26, 2018

If you like houses, colour and whimsy, you'll like this area. Very unusual, plain design elevated to something unique and fun, by colour. We enjoyed just walking around the area....once you make it up the hill. Worth the climb, though, and it's free!

Thank busyeater
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April 13, 2017|
Response from honestskipper |
All houses are still here and they are not going anywhere. There are hundreds of these house located on multiple streets in downtown area