Fort Amherst Lighthouse, St. John's

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  • This is worth the drive around the harbour and the hike in to see this historic Lighthouse and battery site. Gorgeous views of Signal Hill and the hoes on the hill at St.John's Harbour  more »
  • The Fort Amhurst Lighthouse as seen from a ship on the way into the harbor will satisfy the visual and photographic interests of most people. This combination of lighthouse and fort (gun emplacement) ...  more »
  • Fort Amherst light house is visible from signal hill St. John's. It is a short drive out of St. John's so a car is a must. Also good shoes are needed when walking around the site due to steps if you c...  more »
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  • Drive up as far as you can until it says this is the last opportunity you can park then walk up towards the lighthouse. The walk up is somewhat of a hike but it honestly doesn't take too long and it is uphill but it will be worth it. On the way up, you will already have great views and can see Cabot tower on the other side. Once you are at the lighthouse, walk around and enjoy the scenery.
  • Iconic place to see in Newfoundland too bad it's in a condition of disrepair. Often in spring it's a great place to view icebergs!
  • Incredibly beautiful and peaceful. A must see if you visit St. John's
  • Very good place
  • Fun hike and great photo spot!
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