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St. John's, a city off Canada's Atlantic coast, is the capital of Newfoundland. Its downtown is known for its colourful row houses. Above the city is Signal Hill, site of the first transatlantic wireless communication. On the steep slopes of a harbor, with row houses popping up from hilly streets, the city is often described as looking like a smaller version of San Francisco. It's home to artists, musicians, and young, iPhone-using denizens, yet the vibe remains refreshingly small-town despite being North America's oldest city. Highlights include the views from Signal Hill and George St pubs.