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Hang on to yourself so you don't blow away

It seemed like a hurricane was breezing through but it was just a normal windy day at the top of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nancygeorgesutton
historic tower & views

up quite high and the views are worth it with another great place for photos .. read the signs & go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DianneS522
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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.
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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All reviews gift shop signal hill great view wireless signal main floor oldest city lots of history vantage point worth the climb walk up hiking trails john's harbour great history visiting st great walk well worth the visit great place to visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seemed like a hurricane was breezing through but it was just a normal windy day at the top of Signal Hill. We went all the way to the top of the Cabot Tower and although it felt like we would be swept up any...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nancygeorgesutton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

up quite high and the views are worth it with another great place for photos .. read the signs & go up into the tower

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DianneS522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views over the ocean, very windy most days. Loved the hike, although there is a boardwalk some of the way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Incredible views of St. Johns and environs, plus out east to Cape Spear. There is a good drive from the center of St. Johns, and interesting points to observe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Cabot tower sits on top of Signal Hill and from this vantage point you have great views of the city. When you look east you have the vast Atlantic Ocean. It can be windy so dress appropriately.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Make sure to make your way up to Signal Hill. It is worth it! On the way down stop at the Chocolate Store...yum!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carole c
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Amazing views and a beautiful spot to see out over St. John's and the coast. There are heaps of different signs with information about the history of the area and the look out is easily accessible by either walking from St. John's or by car.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fleurby12
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Loved visiting this tower. Worth the climb to see St. John's and the harbor from the top. Stop and visit the wireless displays and the gift shop also! I enjoyed my visit here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dasco474
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The history of navigation, wireless communication, fighting and winning two World Wars is all part of Newfounland, and Cabot Tower has an interesting place in all of it. Well worth spending a couple of hours here---even just for the view of everthing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 388howardh
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We climbed up even though it was misty you could see quite a bit. It was interesting seeing what they accomplished at the time in our history

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat C
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There's no cost and isn't too difficult.
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