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“Breathtaking” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cabot Tower

Cabot Tower
Ranked #10 of 91 things to do in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

The most wonderful experience of our trip. Made a prior reservation to fire the canon at noon and what an amazing experience! Cabot tower has an amazing view of St John's city and harbour. There is also a walking trail closer to the water. A must on your visit!

Visited July 2013
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Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Historic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you love historic sites, travelling while a touch of learning you'll love this. Stairs are narrow and a bit scary but once you get up there you feel like you're transported back in time, so cool. The plaques around the look out points are really informative.

Visited July 2013
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Truro NS
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Amazing things happened there”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

things like transatlantic communications we take for granted. It started at Cabot Tower - amazing stuff.

Visited July 2013
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Moncton, Canada
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89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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“Historic tower overlookinbg the tower”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

A wonderful experience of Newfoundland history. You can drive right up and park near the tower. Excellent view of the harbour and the exhibits inside the tower are very interesting. The gift shop staff are very pleasant and helpful not only about local attractions, but about Newfoundland in general.

Visited July 2013
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Staten Island, New York
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102 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“Breath taking view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

The views are breath taking and you can almost touch the clouds. The wind is chilly so bring a jacket. The walking trails are tough,very steep. You have to be in shape. Bring your hiking boots.

Visited July 2013
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