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Cabot Tower, St. John's

Categories: Observation Decks, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 240 reviews on the web
Hike across Signal Hill to reach Cabot Tower, a historic fortress overlooking the ocean. The monument was built in 1898 to honor John Cabot's discovery of Newfoundland 400 years before. The site had served as a military lookout point for centuries, and in 1902 Guglielmo Marconi received the first trans-Atlantic wireless signal here. A museum inside the tower illustrates the evolution of communication in Canada. Climb up to the top level for views over the landscape, but dress warmly due to high winds. Nearby souvenir shops sell mementos of your visit. Put Cabot Tower at the forefront of your travel plans using our St. John's vacation generator.
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  • a must see, historic building, overlooks the harbour and across the Atlantic, great views, local historic, scenic 
  • Hiked to Cabot Tower from town , nice walk and then views from tour over Narrows are great and gift shop offers good selection. The hike back to town around headland ... well recommend. 
  • We parked in the lower parking lot and hiked up to the tower. There is no admission fee to go in. The tower has much information about Marconi's first wireless transmission across the Atlantic in 1901...  read more »
  • Sitting atop Signal Hill, is Cabot tower. Very interesting history behind it and the guns. Worth the hike!
  • i never been there but i want to f*** it it sucks dont go there ever
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