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Cabot Tower

Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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really neat place to see and the view from the top of tower is totally amazing. If you go there for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Charlene E
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Belleville, Canada
An easy visit if you're already at the top of Signal Hill

A small building so it only takes a short visit to take in everything. Nice views a the top... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TDakin
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Bridgewater, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“signal hill” (70 reviews)
“great view” (22 reviews)
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

really neat place to see and the view from the top of tower is totally amazing. If you go there for noon you will see them fire the canon which was kind of neat and very loud lol . They have a little gift shop...More

Thank Charlene E
Reviewed 2 days ago

A small building so it only takes a short visit to take in everything. Nice views a the top platforms once you navigate the narrow winding stairs too. Small gift shop in the first level and no bathrooms here, so the Visitor Centre down the...More

Thank TDakin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Breathtaking view of St. John's and the harbour, such history, and the staff are very accommodating, you have to visit!!

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great views of the city, harbor, and the Atlantic. You can also view the site of the US Forces base used in WWII.

Thank Ronald A T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to come just for the view. You can see all of St John's & the harbour. Parking is a bit scarce during tourist season but well worth the climb.

Thank Kyna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent view of the harbour and defensive positions built through history. Well worth the visit.Great view of whales off shore and enjoyed the night time view was exceptional.

Thank DaveWhitby
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cabot Tower sits atop Signal hill and has an interesting history in communications and has a very intertwined history with St. John's. There is a limited amount of parking at the top so you may have to park farther down the hill. There a...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had no idea the significance of this tower to international communication. Well worth the visit both as a learning experience and to see the view

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tower lacks parking at busy times. Gift shop is good. At top of tower you have fine views of St.John's harbour, coast, and whales. Good explanation of Marconi's role in trans-Atlantic communications.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cabot Tower is the building at the top of Signal Hill. There's about 40 stairs to get to the top of the tower. At the top there is an area outdoor that you can go, to see the Narrows, St. John's Harbor and the city...More

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bonniegy
21 May 2017|
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Response from Ohokannoak | Reviewed this property |
There's no cost and isn't too difficult.
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Roberta_in_Maine
15 July 2016|
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Response from honestskipper | Reviewed this property |
TripAdvisor will likely be your best resource for things to do and places to stay. There is a tourist info office in St. John's if u are looking to speak to someone directly 1-844-570-2009
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