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Things to do in St. John's

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Ranked #1 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
A hill overlooking St. John's Harbor which has been given "National Historic Site" status.
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Ranked #3 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Worthwhile attraction if you are interested in Newfoundland history and culture. Awesome panoramic views from the restaurant.... more » Owner description: Worthwhile attraction if you are interested in Newfoundland history and culture. Awesome panoramic views from the restaurant. « less
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Ranked #5 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Ranked #6 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Science Museums; Museums

The Johnson GEO CENTRE is a science centre unlike any other in Atlantic Canada.  Focusing on the geology of Newfoundland and Labrador, it tells the amazing story of the Earth... more »

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Ranked #7 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Ranked #9 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: A tower built at the highest point of Signal Hill, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of John Cabot's discovery of... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #10 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Owner description: The primary function of the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation is to provide a vibrant focal point for visitors to the community... more » Owner description: The primary function of the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation is to provide a vibrant focal point for visitors to the community through interaction with emerging craftspeople, and historical interpretation of this former fishing plantation. The craft enterprise program stimulates local economic growth by providing a supportive environment for the development of successful new craft businesses. « less
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Ranked #11 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Libraries; Specialty Museums; Cultural
Museum featuring historical and artistic artifacts pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.
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Ranked #12 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden is a resource centre for basic and applied botanical research and... more » Owner description: 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. It seeks to foster an appreciation of natural history in the development and future of the university and the province.The Garden has been developed to display plants native to the province and cultivated plants suitable to the local climate and to provide access to a number of habitats through a system of trails. The trails and flower gardens are open daily, May 1 - November 30. The flower gardens are located near the Field Centre and include: the cottage garden; rock gardens (including a limestone rockery and scree); alpine house; peat and woodland beds; Newfoundland heritage garden; rhododendron dell; Friend's wildlife garden; shade garden; medicinal garden; Friend's dried flower garden; vegetable garden; compost demonstration garden and much more.Five nature trails meander through a 110 acre managed nature reserve. « less
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Ranked #13 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
A beautiful stone church built in 1847.
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Ranked #14 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: Meandering along the course of Rennie’s River, this 2.9 km trail connects Quidi Vidi Lake with Long Pond. Starting from the... more » Owner description: Meandering along the course of Rennie’s River, this 2.9 km trail connects Quidi Vidi Lake with Long Pond. Starting from the Memorial University Campus, pass through a peaceful wooded valley and long-established residential neighbourhoods. See historic places, including the sites of Rennie’s Mill and the former Memorial Stadium. « less
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Ranked #15 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The Battery is a majestic fort overlooking St. John's coastline and Quidi Vidi Village.
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Ranked #16 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural

Green Sleeves is a great bar and a must if visiting good ol' George Street.  Also if you are a White Russian cocktail lover, you must try Lotties Place, they are famous for... more »

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Ranked #17 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Art Galleries; Cultural
Owner description: Alexis Templeton Studio: Shop and working pottery studio. A creative space, the studio always features Alexis’ latest work as... more » Owner description: Alexis Templeton Studio: Shop and working pottery studio. A creative space, the studio always features Alexis’ latest work as well as interesting pieces by other potters and a selection of very fine chocolate. Visit Year-round: Tuesday to Saturday, 11am-6 pm (other times by chance or appointment).75 Quidi Vidi Rd (near the foot of Signal Hill)in St. John’s, NL « less
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Ranked #19 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Ranked #22 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Art Galleries; Educational Sites; Theaters; Cultural
Founded in 1925, this university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to thousands of students each year.
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Ranked #23 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Ranked #24 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Ranked #25 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Owner description: The Grand Concourse is an award-winning, integrated system of walkways that links waterways, parks, and scenic attractions... more » Owner description: The Grand Concourse is an award-winning, integrated system of walkways that links waterways, parks, and scenic attractions into a pedestrian network throughout the Northeast Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. It is a "Walker's Paradise" that spans more than 160 km from Signal Hill in St. John's, through Mount Pearl, to Octagon Pond in Paradise. The network is currently expanding into the Towns of Conception Bay South, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, and Torbay. The walkways are well maintained with directional signage along the way. Many walks are wheel-chair accessible and several accommodate cycling and seasonal cross-country skiing. « less
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Ranked #26 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: See it here. Experience it. Explore the secret life of a river and the watershed and ecosystems of which it is part. Discover... more » Owner description: See it here. Experience it. Explore the secret life of a river and the watershed and ecosystems of which it is part. Discover how water shapes our land, our city, our history, our lives.Recognize that water is a finite resource that is essential for life!Two exhibit levels to explore and experience.The Fluvarium level or our ‘windows on a stream’ area has a speculator panoramic view through nine large viewing windows. See Brown trout and salmon living in their natural habitat. Walk along a series of natural water aquariums that showcase fish species usually found in Newfoundland Labrador. View Atlantic salmon and Arctic char. See the amphibians indigenous to the province. Explore the many facets of water – all on Level 2. See a model of a water molecule. Learn why earth is called the Blue Planet. Possibly see fish move up the fish ladder. View the fascinating life of tiny things found in water. Discover the techniques of water quality monitoring. Learn how humans interact with water. See it here. Experience it. Explore. « less
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Ranked #27 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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Ranked #28 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Art Museums; Museums
A showcase of Newfoundland talent.
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Ranked #29 of 49 attractions in St. John's
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #30 of 49 attractions in St. John's
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