Basilica of St John the Baptist
Built in 1855, the soaring twin spires of the basilica pierce the sky and are visible all the way from Signal Hill. Its design marks the...
St John's Haunted Hike
The black-caped Reverend Thomas Wyckham Jarvis Esq leads these super-popular explorations of the city's dark corners. He'll spook you...
Anglican Cathedral of St John the Baptist
Serving Canada's oldest parish (1699), the Anglican cathedral is one of the finest examples of ecclesiastical Gothic architecture in...
Duke of Duckworth
'The Duke,' as it's known, is an unpretentious English-style pub that represents all that's great about Newfoundland and...
Eat in this warm-toned cafe and you're helping abused women and others in need to train in food service and get back on their feet. Try...
9 Bonaventure Ave · interesting places nearby
Not many museums offer the chance to see a giant squid, hear avant-garde sound sculptures and peruse ancient weaponry all under one roof. But that's the Rooms, the province's all-in-one historical museum, art gallery and archives. Frankly, the building is much more impressive to look at than look in, since its frequently changing exhibits are sparse.
But whoa! The views from this massive stone-and-glass complex, which lords over the city from a breath-sapping hilltop, are eye-poppers; try the 4th-floor cafe for the best vistas.