City of St. John's

Where we are

St. John’s is our capital, founded more than 400 years ago, and today a sophisticated, cosmopolitan and safe city.

St. John's, as seen in the CBC TV Series Republic of Doyle. St. John's performed by The Fables.

Things to do

Shop on Water Street. Enjoy music on George Street. Hike up Signal Hill. Experience underwater life at the Fluvarium, ‘The Rock’ at Johnson Geo Centre, art at The Rooms or plays at LSPU Hall. Jog the trails to Quidi Vidi Lake, ski in Pippy Park or skate at Mile One Centre. The choices seem endless.

Climate

In St. John’s it can be windy, rainy, foggy and sunny, seemingly all at once. Winters are mild, with an average temperature of 0°C, and in the summer it’s 20° to 23°C.

Newfoundland isn't just old, we're ancient by North American standards.

If you're looking to study in a place where old world charm meets new world modernity, then this is the spot.

In St. John's alone you'll find enough history to keep you busy for years.

Go back in time by visiting these city historic sites:

  • Fort Amherst
  • Signal Hill
  • Fort Townsend/The Rooms
  • The Basilica
  • Water Street
  • The Colonial Building

Discover more about our past by taking a walking tour of some of our haunted sites, or take a moment now and explore our heritage.

 

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