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“What a view!”
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
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Owner description: A hill overlooking St. John's Harbor which has been given "National Historic Site" status.
Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What a view!”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

St. John's is beautiful, but the view from Signal Hill is outstanding!
A great place for a path walk overlooking the harbour. This is a photographers dream.
A self guided tour of Cabot, along with a lovely gift shop. Enjoy, we (6) certainly did!

Visited June 2013
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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Long walk, but neat - facilities are closed before june”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

We walked along the waterfront and up the side of the cliffs. It's a pretty long walk and it's not good for kids or pets (mostly ok, but there are some steep bits and narrow bits). You can get a good view over St Johns (assuming no fog). The only con that we learned - pretty much everywhere in Nfld - very little is open before June, so bathroom facilities or eating facilties at tourist areas are generally closed before June so keep that in mind.

Visited May 2013
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Etobicoke
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A must visit site”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

This location is teaming with history and if you are visiting you must visit. We took a cab up (the cabbie said we were the first people to do this) and then walked back down. You could walk both ways, but we had already walked alot that day and didn't need the exercise. The views are spectacular from there and are worth it. We went when it was windy and lots of fog - so I can only image through other people's photos how majestic it is.

Visited May 2013
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Delta, Canada
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“Great Views!”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Walked up the hill to see the sights from our hotel and we were not let down. Fab views of the city! A little windy up top though but a must see when in town.

Visited June 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Gorgeous in fog, sun, and especially at night”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Imagine seeing your city from a high vista. Toronto doesn't have anything like this, but lucky St.John's does. Signal Hill is a high vantage point from which you can see St. John's beautiful harbour, and at night, the sparkling lights of a booming city. Though on foggy days, which are many, it can be a challenge to see much, go back another time. We went three times in all, and I wish we could go tonight.

Visited June 2013
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