St. John's is a city on Newfoundland island off Canada's Atlantic coast. It is the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador province. Its harbor was settled by the British in the 1600s. Downtown is known for its colorful row houses. Above the city is Signal Hill with walking trails and the site of the first transatlantic wireless communication, Cabot Tower, which commemorates John Cabot's discovery of Newfoundland.
St. John's harbor accommodates large cruise ships, and this is the view of the city from the docks.
Saint John's City Market looks like a traditional farmer's market, but it also offers a wide selection of goods and services, including souvenirs and several restaurants.
King's Square is across the City Market.
A branch of the University of New Brunswick is also across King's Square.
St. John's Market Square is close to the docks. It has several restaurants and various shops.
A totem pole at the entrance of the market has some ceramic figures that make a good backdrop for some pictures.
Adjacent to the Market Square there are various city tour options including a horse carriage.
King Street features one of the largest collections of Victorian architecture in Canada.
Saint John's architecture offers a window into the city's rich past and the challenges of maintaining the old houses in good condition in Canada's frigid weather.