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Quidi Vidi Battery

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Address: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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+1 709-729-0592

The Battery is a majestic fort overlooking St. John's coastline and Quidi...

The Battery is a majestic fort overlooking St. John's coastline and Quidi Vidi Village.

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Quidi Vidi

Cute and quaint area of St. John's. This top 20 ranking has this duplicated as 10 and 17. If both were combined it would make this area higher in ranking. The local name for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
St. John's, Canada
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St. John's, Canada
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute and quaint area of St. John's. This top 20 ranking has this duplicated as 10 and 17. If both were combined it would make this area higher in ranking. The local name for this area is Quidi Vidi Battery. Please combine the two.

St. John's, Canada
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156 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Every tourist who travels to St Johns needs to take the time to walk through this community and relax. Or take a boat trip from the St. Johns Harbour front but make sure its High tide or you cant get the boats in the Quidi Vidi Gut.

Thank Bill L
Port Franks
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our McCarthy city tour took us to this beautiful spot where the fishermen were processing their daily cod catch. We saw some salt cod drying.

Thank daisymaePortFranks
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908 reviews
526 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is such a beautiful spot to enjoy the. Water views. It's a special spot and a perfect place to take a photo . Often lots of tourists around but somehow when you are here you still feel like you are in a secret spot'

Thank easterntreker
new york city
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

such a charming place and a lovely walkabout. you can't beat the views and it's only just outside of st. john's - walkable if you don't mind the hill!!!

Thank ebean
West Lafayette, Indiana
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374 reviews
268 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Viewed from Southside Road across the Narrows, the Battery provides a nice backdrop for photos, but don't try to drive to the Battery itself. Narrow, twisty and uninviting to visitors, Battery locals have essentially cut themselves off from auto traffic. Your only way to experience the Battery is to park your car a ways off and walk through.

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Missoula, Montana
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81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Checked out town based on recommendations. Sort of quaint. Mostly just the brewery. Taken over by tourists. The older buildings are mostly in disrepair. There are other cute towns along the coast that are worth the drive but this is the closest to St. John's.

Thank Denuch1
Kitchener, Canada
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145 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Quidi Vidi is a gorgeous little spot where you can simply sit and enjoy nature. There is a brewery and a couple of nice spots for dinner. We walked from our B+B on Military Road and it took about 45 minutes to get there. It is well worth the journey.

Thank TravelGirl181747
High Level, Canada
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53 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I had expected much more from what I had heard about Quidi Vidi, but it's still worth a visit. Quaint and unique and colourful. Missed the brewery tour but acquired a taste for the beer and it became our staple for the rest of our trip.

Thank Debbie J
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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187 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went there to take the brewery tour, but were too late. It closes at 5 but the last tour starts at 4. Bought some Iceberg beer anyway and must say, I loved it! Not cheap, but worth the $. The location is a picturesque little village, well worth a walk around and a very short drive from downtown St.... More 

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