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L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site

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Address: Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 709-458-2417
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Amazing Site!! Beautiful Restoration!! Definite MUST!!

After an amazing stay on Quirpon Island (Reviewed by me separately) we stopped at L'anse Aux Meadows for a highly recommended visit. The visitor center at the place is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Hod Hasharon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After an amazing stay on Quirpon Island (Reviewed by me separately) we stopped at L'anse Aux Meadows for a highly recommended visit. The visitor center at the place is a magnificent wooden building with beautiful architecture. The artifacts and information in the center are clearly and beautifully presented. The boardwalk to the actual Viking site is well maintained. It was... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible place to visit. There is a "feeling" here that you are part of the history. Museum is excellent and the reconstructed Viking outpost is wonderful

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Our tour of L'Anse aux Meadows was definitely a highlight of our trip to Newfoundland. Do make sure that you plan to arrive in time for a tour. Clayton, our tour guide was absolutely fabulous. His knowledge and love for what he was doing made the tour both educational and entertaining. The site has gorgeous views of the ocean as... More 

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Blind Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

An interesting find and great education for visitors. The guides at the Viking structure are dressed in period costume with Viking names. My wife is a Shuswap Native American and we were overwhelmed by the design of the quarters; their resemblance to a Shuswap winter home was quite interesting.

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Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Our tour group's visit to this interesting and fascinating Viking site was made immeasurably more enjoyable and entertaining by the knowledge and passion of our guide, Frederick. The staff, acting in period attire, were full of information that they were eager to impart. This site is not to be missed when visiting Newfoundland.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Getting here took much longer to get to than we planned - low speed limits, some rough road, etc meant we got there at nearly closing time. The Viking Trail road route is beautiful and offers some great stops. Don't make our mistake: plan lots of time - more than you think you'll need. Get to L'anse aux Meadows, see... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

though not overwhelmingly vast, the site offers a very interesting insight in what made Norse-men come to Canada. If you don't hurry, the "real vikings" will tell you about life in those ages, and we learned a lot. Highly interesting, and certainly worth the quite long journey

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We drove up to this historic site from Gros Morne. It's worth it. The coastal road #430 is smooth and hugs the coastline most of the way. The viking site has a great interpretive centre with short films and displays. From the main building a boardwalk leads you to the reconstructed peat buildings. Inside are costumed inhabitants ready to take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We visited in mid September. Lots of tourists but the site accomodates many. For a nominal fee you will see a short film then several knowlegable guides will take you through the original site while giving you the history. The tour takes approximately 1 hour and is very informative . This site completes the circle of mankinds journey from Africa... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

L’Anse aux Meadows Historic Site Viking Presence 1000 Years Ago Jean A. Vachon Ottawa, ON - L’Anse aux Meadows was the highlight of our trip to Newfoundland in September 2016. Situated at the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, this sight is the first archeological proven evidence of European presence in the Americas. The sight discovered in 1968 by archeologists... More 

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