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“stained glass”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church with lots of old Barbadian history, worth a stop. Make sure you hug the tree of life!

Thank ZRB80
Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you get chance visit this beautiful church in Holetown. The architecture is amazing; look at the way the windows open; I have never seen this before. See the plaquard on the pew (I won't spoli it). Worth a visit.

1  Thank SueEllenBude
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Had the pleasure of visiting Barbados in March absolutely beautiful and went to the beautiful st James parish church Sunday morning amazing

1  Thank 1maxine2015
Reviewed 21 June 2018

A place of tranquility, peaceful and beautiful. A church of historic interest, the social center for the planters and families who first arrived and settled in St. James in the earlier years from the 1600's.

Thank Ebbie S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Oldest church in Barbados and still having services on Sundays. Tube organ still working and surroundings are breathtaking.

Thank Jose L G
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We visited a few years ago but were with friends and wanted to stop to show them the oldest church on Barbados. The Tree of Life mosaic in pottery and sea glass is absolutely gorgeous as well as the stained glass in the main portion...More

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Whilst there is not a lot to see, it is worth popping in to read their poems, which will warm the heart of all visitors. Had I been around on a Sunday morning I would have attended a service as it felt very welcoming.

Thank alijhunt
Reviewed 27 April 2018

A beautiful, quaint church in the Caribbean. We attended a wedding there and is interesting to see the small differences to churches here in the Uk. Not as many as we thought, really very pretty and a church with modest character.

Thank CarolinaMatos
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Beautiful church in a serene setting. When visiting, please remember that it is a church and act accordingly.

Thank gregdLA
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I have never been to church on Palm Sunday, but was told they hold a procession around the church. I arrived early enough to be handed my little palm cross and asked to carry a large palm leaf. We gathered outside church, then we walk...More

1  Thank Linda R
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