About St. John's


Let's have a look around into background of St. John's
  • Province: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Country: Canada
  • Latitude: 47.5675
  • Longitude:  -52.7072222222
  • Time zone: America/St_Johns
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -2:-30 hours

Weather in St. John's

  • Climate: humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit:  September and November

Location

St. John's is the capital and largest city in Newfound land and Labrador. It is on the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula on the island of Newfoundland. St. John's covers 446.04 square kilometres (172.22 sq mi) and is North America's most easterly city, excluding those of Greenland. Existing on maps as early as 1519, it is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. It was officially incorporated as a city in 1888. With a metropolitan population of approximately 214,000 (as of July 1, 2015).

Distance from St. John's center to Airport

Airport: St. John's International Airport

Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km

Driving Time: 8 minutes, 29 seconds

Languages: English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: St. John's International Airport
  • Bus: City Wide Taxi

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – TIP 2$ TO 20$ of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 2$ and 3$
  • Housekeeper: 2$ and 3$
  • Concierge: Between 2$ and 3$

Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: TIP 2$ TO 20$ of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Saint Johns,
  • Mount Pearl,
  • Torbay

Emergency Contact Numbers in St. John's city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Airport: St. John's International Airport(+1 709-758-8500)
  • Hospital:  Health Sciences Centre ( +1 709-777-6300)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in St. John's- Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Bella Vista Events Venue
  • Mile One Centre
  • H.G.R. Mews Community Centre

Tourist Attractions

  • Signal Hill, St. John's
  • Johnson Geo Centre
  • Newfoundland & Labrador

Theatre & Concerts

  • Holy Heart Theatre
  • Former Drive-In Movie Theatre
  • Arts and Culture Centre St. John's

Visit Top Restaurants in St. John's

  • Raymonds Restaurant
  • Oliver's Restaurant
  • Saltwater Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in St. John's

  • Avalon Mall
  • Craft Council of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Village Shopping Centre

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Mongoose Junction
  • St John's Garden Centre

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Raymonds Restaurant - rabbit
  • Oliver's Restaurant - seafood fettuccine
  • Saltwater Restaurant - seafood

Sports Club

  • Sport Chek Village Shopping Centre
  • Cleve's Source For Sports
  • Sportscraft Source For Sports

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 3.83 C$
  • Taxi: 3.75 C$
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,150.00 C$
  • Cheap meal: 20.00 C$
  • Gasoline: 1.33 C$
  • 3 course meal: 75.00 C$
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