Fort Amherst Lighthouse, St. John's

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  • October 4, 2017
    Small lighthouse with limited access. Chain link fence had a hole in it so we were actually able to get closer than normally allowed. Not much to see but has a good view of St. John's. Lots of walking...  more »
  • September 27, 2017
    It was very enjoyable here. Quiet walk, not a lot of people around (we went mid morning, weekday). Clean area except some graffiti. Great views, cute lighthouse. Good spot to watch boats coming in.  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    We wanted to visit the whole place but due to the poor parking situation and my father's disability we were only able to see a portion of the site.  more »

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To appreciate the history and colorful architecture of North America's oldest colonial city, there's no better place to stay than in the city center. This popular neighborhood displays the city's iconic, brightly painted Victorian houses, with a selection of guesthouses and inns clustered around Government House. Staying just west of the city center, near the Memorial University of Newfoundland, works as a pleasant alternative, with the expansive Pippy Park right at your doorstep.
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