St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
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Approximately 2½ Hours
Meals not included
Discover St John's, the New World's first city, on a panoramic drive. You'll travel its oldest streets and explore the birthplace of what was later to become the British Empire. You'll drive by historic churches and the colorful Victorian wooden houses that are so typical of St John's.
Visit historic Signal Hill, where the Italian inventor Marconi received the first trans-Atlantic wireless signal in 1901. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of the city and rugged coastline with the continent's easternmost point in the distance. Learn about the area's 18th-century battles and 20th-century aviation wonders.
Immerse yourself in culture at Newfoundland & Labrador's largest public cultural space -- the Rooms -- for a self-guided tour. Here, the Provincial Archives, an Art Gallery and a Museum are united in one space -- truly a place for the people. The gallery showcases more than 7,000 works of art, emphasizing artists from Newfoundland and Labrador. The museum focuses on the natural and cultural history of the region, including dioramas of the area's animal and plant life and exhibits illustrating the area's aboriginal people. Other noteworthy displays include the city's British military history and the contributions of the area's Irish fishermen. With three floors of exhibits showcasing all aspects of the province's history, nature and culture, this is a genuine portal to the past.
You will return by coach to the ship.
Your tour is guided until you reach the Rooms; then, it becomes a self-guided tour. Do not leave personal belongings on the bus.