Take a guided tour of St. John's via trolley, on foot or on a boat where professional guides can give you an excellent synopsis of the area’s history and current day life.
Live life in St. John's to the fullest with our St. John's attractions directory. Explore the natural beauty of St. John's, learn about its exciting history, or take the family on a new adventure. Our St. John's attractions directory lists everything there is to see and do in St. John's. From rowdy family fun to a quiet afternoon in a St. John's art gallery, you’ll see what put St. John's on the map. Read through our St. John's attractions directory now for all the must-see attractions and events in St. John's.
The Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is regarded as one of the finest examples of ecclesiastical Gothic Revival in North America. The cornerstone was laid in 1843.
Open year-round, the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador is housed in the provincially run Arts and Culture Center on Allandale Road.
To see an impressive cathedral, go to 200 Military Road where this 1855 Roman Catholic cathedral was built in a true Romanesque style.
Bowring Park is the heartbeat of St. John’s. In the park, you’ll find much history and a lot of entertainment.
When you stand at Cape Spear, you’ll be at the most easterly point in North America. Come to Cape Spear National Park where you’ll see panoramic vistas of a coastline carved by the frigid North Atlantic.
This fine white Irish limestone building, with stately columns, was constructed in 1847-1850 was the Legislature Building for the Newfoundland Government until 1960.
Restored to its original 1830s splendor, Commissariat House is a late-Georgian mansion that was once used by the British military.
This area is a highlight of St. John's nightlife, featuring cobblestone streets lined with pubs.
Government House, located on Military Road is the private home of Newfoundland's lieutenant-governor, the queen’s representative in Newfoundland, and was built in the 1830s.
St. John’s is proud to say that it is part of one of the best walking networks in Canada.
If you have an interest in healthcare from days-gone-by, make time to put this place on your travel itinerary.
Built deep into the earth with only the large, glass-encased entryway protruding above ground, this geological shrine is literally embedded in Signal Hill, which is made up of 550-million-year-old rocks!
Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden is a resource centre for basic and applied botanical research and education with a particular interest in the flora of Newfoundland and Labrador.
According to legend, a Newman and Company ship loaded with port wine was driven off course by pirates in 1679 and was forced to winter in St. John’s.
This battery was originally built by the French in 1792 amidst their capture of St. John's, and then taken over by the British who rebuilt it to ward off any possible attacks by Americans.
Located on Water Street in the historic, 100-year-old Newfoundland Railway Station made of Newfoundland granite, this museum displays the glory days of the Newfoundland Railway and Coastal Services beginning in the 1700s.
If you ask anyone in Newfoundland what one of the most recognizable landmarks in the province was, they'd probably tell you Signal Hill, or more specifically, Cabot Tower.
When you visit the Fluvarium, you’ll have the chance to look through a series of nine panoramic viewing windows and see the secret underwater life of a river.
The Rooms unites the Provincial Museum, the Provincial Art Gallery and the Provincial Archives under one roof.
2011 was a good year with a few bumps along the way. Thanks to all people who support my art and saved me from having a job for another year. I have been very busy with other projects and am looking forward to getting back in the studio over winter.
St. John's and its surrounding area bound with spectacular ocean, scenery, wonderful urban parks, charming streetscapes and significant historical sites. Visitors quickly discover why St. John's calls itself 'The City of Legends'.
This famed area, one of the oldest commercial streets in North America, features trendy restaurants offering various types of cuisine including seafood, Asian and Indian, as well as pubs and tearooms.
Welcome! Located at 156 Duckworth Street, St. John’s Newfoundland, Wild Lily is the home for cultural and rich dances that you won’t find many other places on the island.