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Address: | St John, Union Hall, Barbados

Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a...

Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.

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Historic church

Nice historic church with a beautiful view of the bay. I believe we were told this is the oldest church on the island. Gentlemen that works in the gift shop is very friendly and... read more

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Timmins, Canada
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Timmins, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice historic church with a beautiful view of the bay. I believe we were told this is the oldest church on the island. Gentlemen that works in the gift shop is very friendly and gives great advice on things to do and see in Barbados

Thank JulieatSibu
Oakville, Canada
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic old church to visit. Overlooks east coast. Old cemetery at the rear with historic head stones.

Thank algee80791
Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Johns is an historical church with magnificent views of the coast. It's worth a short stop on a tour. There are local vendors on the lot for souvenirs and snacks.

Thank hbhakh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The church is very beautiful including the graveyard at the back where the prime minister that got the independence for Barbados is buried. It also give you a nice view to the Atlantic side and beach.

Thank martina m
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Beautiful!!! Unique!!! Lovely (especially just before sunset when we were there)!!!! Make sure you visit if you can!!!!

Thank Threeladybug
North Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Make sure to visit St. John's Church. The church is so peaceful inside with beautiful mahogany woodwork. Outside the views are breathtaking.

Thank jcozier3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

When you're in the parish of St.John, this historic church is definitely worth the stop as the panoramic views are breathtaking.

Thank Bernadette C
Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped off on an island tour, nice church and the resting place of former Barbadian Prime Minister, the usual small cluster of locals selling souviners

Thank mrsbake1
Columbus, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

St. John's Anglican parish church is an historic edifice, first established in the 1600's, it sits high atop a cliff on the windward side of Barbados. The panoramic view is simply spectacular, and is a popular stop for locals and visitors alike.

Thank Seawolf30
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Bridgetown Barbados was our third port stop in the cruise. Bought shore excursion and this church was one of the stops. This church is old and has a Gothic feel in it. It has an interesting cemetery at the back and a stunning view of the coast. It's awesome that they were able to preserve the church's structure and it's... More 

Thank Hanabanna23

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