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“Steeped in History”
3 Dec 2017
“Beautiful Old Church”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small group of us staying at an “All Inclusive” Resort in Runaway Bay took a day trip to Kingston yesterday. We passed by Spanish Town and our tour guide Steve suggested we visit this historical church. Built in 1714, this is the oldest church...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Definitely worth a stop. Lots of history here in a beautifully maintained sanctuary, although we were told that services are no longer held here. Ironically, although one has nothing to do with the other, it's within a few blocks of the Kingston prison. The Rodney...More

Thank romadaro
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We have been to this church twice, the second time bringing another couple from the resort to see such a historical church. They are more than happy to provide a tour and tell you the history of the church inside and out. When we were...More

Thank Beachbum6208
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is more than a church. The building stands magnificently in its own grounds and is worth a look even if you only have time to see the outside and grounds. I found it a little weird that it was so close to the prison...More

Thank traveljoy2016
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This cathedral is the oldest Anglican church outside the UK, and was created a cathedral in 1843. The cathedral contains many interesting monuments and tombstones relating to it's colonial past. I was given a guided tour of both cathedral and churchyard, which added to my...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 4 December 2015

As the oldest cathedral in the Caribbean-Commonwealth, this cathedral is a treasure to experience. The architectural details, my favorite being the busts decorating the base of the large Gothic style windows of the Chancel, are eclectic and help convey Jamaica's colonial past. I also enjoyed...More

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