Local Links and Attractions
Built deep into Signal Hill itself, this geological shrine is made up of 550-million-year-old rocks.
Explore the secret life of a river and the watershed and ecosystems of which it is part.
Located in the Waterford Valley, it is one of the most scenic parks in the city.
Restored to its original 1830s splendor, Commissariat House is a late-Georgian mansion that was once used by the British military.
George Street has the most bars and pubs per square foot of any street in North America.
Constructed between 1947 and 1850, this Irish Limestone building was the Legislature Building for the Newfoundland Government until 1960.
Built in the 1830's, Government House is the private home of Newfoundland's lieutenant-governor, the queen's representative in Newfoundland.
Founded in 1699 as a parish church, and consecrated as a Cathedral in 1850, this is the oldest Anglican establishment in Canada.
The word Basilica means Royal Hall, and is fittingly applied to the dwelling place of the King of Kings. The title is, however, restricted to certain churches, truly outstanding for their historical, artistic and ecclesiastical importance.
Image top: "St. John's Sunrise" is courtesy of Trip Advisor.
The Grand Concourse is an integrated walkway system for the cities of St. John's and Mount Pearl and the Town of Paradise.
A heritage drug store circa 1895, one of the last remaining old drug stores in Newfoundland.
One of the oldest standing structures in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site is the location of the only historic wine vaults in the province.
This battery was originally built by the French in 1792 amidst their capture of St. John's, and then taken over by the British who rebuilt it to ward off any possible attacks by Americans.
For the train enthusiast! Over 100+ exhibits and displays, from railway timetables to telegraph keys, from signal lights to silverware.
Newfoundland and Labrador's newest public cultural space, the Rooms unites the Provincial Museum, the Provincial Art Gallery and the Provincial Archives under one roof.
This group has been performing for twelve years, delighting Queens, Prime Ministers, Presidents and tens of thousands of loyal fans!