Attractions - St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador
The official opening of Memorial University College took place on September 15, 1925. Now Atlantic Canada's largest university, MUN offers excellent services, activities and facilities.
Located in the Waterford Valley, Bowring Park is one of the city's favourite spots. Here you will find beautiful gardens, swans, Peter Pan and more. The Park was presented to St. John's to mark the centenary of the Bowring business in Newfoundland.
The city's most famous landmark, Cabot Tower is located here. Here Marconi received the first wireless transatlantic message.
Situated on Prince Philip Drive overlooking the city of St. John's, the Confederation Bulding was opened in July 1960. The Building was built to house all executive and administrative branches of Government. The Confederation Building is the main location of offices for the Province, as well as the House of the Assembly.
Built in 1977 as the Canada Games Park for the Canada Summer Games, the Aquarena is now a Newfoundland Premier indoor health, recreation and aquatics facility.
Walking and Hiking Trails
St. John's is a walker's paradise. The Grand Concourse Authority has developed over 120 kilometers of completed walks. Explore the most scenic areas of the city on beautiful, well maintained trails.
The East Coast Trails meander for 400 kms from Topsail to Cape Race.
Discover the rugged beauty of the province while trekking through abandoned communities, lighthouses and ecological reserves. Trails are suitable for all levels.
St. John's Art and Culture Centre
The St. John's Arts and Culture Centre was opened on May 22, 1967. The Centre houses a 1,000 seat Main Theatre, a 75 seat black box Basement Theatre, and the A.C. Hunter children's, adult and reference libraries.
St. John's has several newspapers - the daily paper is the Telegram. As well, the area is serviced by many Radio Stations, including VOCM, CBC Radio, OZ-FM and more
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