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A hill overlooking St. John's Harbor which has been given "National Historic Site" status.
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So why did the Europeans. lots of them come to North America, and why did they fight over it? Part of the answer is on Signal Hill. Interesting history, Incredible view, strategic location.

Thank 388howardh
Reviewed 2 days ago

We climbed up and the view even in the mist was worth every step. The café had a very interesting assortment of coffees and the visitor center was helpful

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The history of this place is amazing. Truly a sight to see. Enjoy the hike around that area. Cannons and guns galore. You can’t go wrong. Dress warm.

Thank tph69
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic way to see St. John's! Wear some good shoes, take a water bottle and go! The north trail is a definite must do.

Thank Tammy K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very windy. Nice view. Option to have a little walk. Very steep. It's a must if you are visiting St. John. Few minutes away from restaurants. There some bus driving there in certain minutes. Not sure during winter. Other than that, we enjoy going there

Thank r0ymartin
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our visit to Signal Hill was shrouded in fog - so not much of a view that day. Also the noon gun could not be fired that day because of damage by vandals. Nevertheless there were things to do (Marconi exhibit and presentations by individuals...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sunny day and huge winds... but this is cool. Amazing views of harbour and across Atlantic - almost Ireland (kidding). Here is where wireless began - the letter S was picked up sent from Ireland 2000 km away. Sent wordlessly! Started it all. Land...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was able to make a quick drive up to Signal Hill and was taken with the wonderful views. You can see the whole city from up top and the view out to the ocean is awe-inspiring.

Thank steve1773
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're adventurous, you can walk up to Signal Hill. We drove and the views in all directions are outstanding.

Thank dcunningham49
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is very beautiful, many trails with different length and difficult level, but they all well maintenance and wonderful view.

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Chickpea1167
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Natalie B | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge you can always drive up to Signal Hill, the shop there will not be open. My first visit was in March and it was cold and windy, the view was awesome.
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Joey613
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Pat2Max | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do all of that in the time you have. For a real Newfoundland Pub I would go to the Duke of Duckworth. It off an alley on Duckworth St.
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gattgang
June 19, 2018|
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Response from SylvainLeroux | Reviewed this property |
It would be a full day, but very doable.
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