Sights & Attractions in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Things to Do in St. John's

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, this fine example of Gothic...
Religious Sites St. John's
 
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Consecrated in 1855 after 14 years of construction, this Romanesque-style...
Religious Sites St. John's
 
The Battery
This tiny fishing village perches precariously at the base of...
Towns St. John's
 
Bowring Park
An expansive Victorian park west of downtown, Bowring resembles...
Parks St. John's
 
Cape Spear National Historic Site
At the easternmost point of land on the continent, songbirds...
Nautical Sites St. John's
 
Circular Road
After the devastating fire of 1846, the business elite of St...
Neighborhoods / Streets St. John's
 
Colonial Building
This columned building erected between 1847 and 1850 was the...
Architectural Sites St. John's
 
Commissariat House
The residence and office of the British garrison's supply officer...
Architectural Sites St. John's
 
Duckworth Street
Once called the Upper Path, this has been the "second street"...
Neighborhoods / Streets St. John's
 
Government House
The lieutenant governor—the queen's representative in Newfoundland—lives...
Government Buildings St. John's
 
Gower Street United Church
This 1896 church has a redbrick facade, green turrets, 50 stained-glass...
Religious Sites St. John's
 
Harbourside Park
This is the spot where Sir Humphrey Gilbert claimed Newfoundland...
Parks St. John's
 
Johnson GEO CENTRE
Built deep into the earth with only the entryway protruding aboveground...
Museums / Galleries, Geological Sites St. John's
 
Maddox Cove and Petty Harbour
These neighboring fishing villages lie along the coast between...
Towns St. John's
 
Memorial University Botanical Garden
The gardens at this 110-acre natural area include rock gardens...
Gardens / Arboretums St. John's
 
Murray Premises
One of the oldest buildings in St. John's, the Murray Premises...
Architectural Sites St. John's
 
Newman Wine Vaults
This 200-year-old building with stone barrel vaults is where...
Architectural Sites St. John's
 
Quidi Vidi
No one knows the origin of the name of this fishing village...
Towns St. John's
 
The Rooms
An eye-catching feature of the cityscape since 2005, this lively...
Museums / Galleries St. John's
 
Signal Hill National Historic Site
In spite of its height, Signal Hill was difficult to defend:...
Military Sites St. John's
 
St. Thomas Anglican (Old Garrison) Church
English soldiers used to worship at this black-wood church, the...
Religious Sites St. John's
 
The Suncor Energy Fluvarium
A tributary of a nearby river was diverted here so visitors could...
Zoos / Aquariums St. John's
 
Water Street
Originally called the Lower Path, Water Street has been the site...
Neighborhoods / Streets St. John's
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