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St. John's Church

| St John, Union Hall, Barbados
246-433-5599
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Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
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| St John, Union Hall, Barbados
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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
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
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...More

Thank Hanabanna23
Reviewed 13 January 2017

St. John's church is obviously an older church and is obviously well tended and loved by its parishioners. The beautiful wood work speaks to dedication and craftsmanship that is missing in so many newer sanctuaries. I enjoyed a few minutes to just sit quietly and...More

Thank crookedhalo
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Excellent view... The church is gorgeous with stunning architecture and the grounds are very well kept.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A little history - The Church was destroyed two times by fire and then a hurricane. it was rebuilt in 1836. The interior has been maintained beautifully. Be sure to go out behind the Church - what a beautiful vista!

Thank msphx12
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Another must see. Historical church with beautiful architecture. Have to see to appreciate. Former Prime Minister burial site. Unique property..a definate tourist stop of Barbados.

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The view from the St. John's Parish is absolutely breathtaking.... You could stand there forever and enjoy the breeze and the view. The history of the area is very interesting. This is a must stop in Barbados!!

Thank 08deepatrice
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a really neat place. The history and the architecture are amazing. Take lots of pictures. The graves have many English surnames and very old along with some recent. The plant life is beautiful with many different colors. The building itself is gorgeous both...More

Thank Dr Doug H
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This Barbadian Landmark is one of my favorites on the island. The church and it's grounds are a gorgeous walk in time and the views from the cliff side are to die for.

Thank richardc0rder0
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