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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views of the East coast from St John's church are marvellous, but the history represented by the church and graveyard reward the visitor who lingers for a few minutes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SimonCoates1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church has a rich and interesting history. It is located on a cliff overlooking Barbados’ east coast. The church was destroyed by a hurricane in 1831 and was rebuilt by 1836. The elaborately-carved pulpit is made of six different woods, four of which are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ITRT
Reviewed 14 December 2018

This beautiful church is worth your stop. It will only take a few minutes of your time to take in the history of this beautiful little church that was actually started as a wooden church in 1645 and then the first stone church was built...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J-W
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

This is a historic Anglican church that is still active. The cemetery out back has some very old plots and the views are very nice of the waters below. There is a gift shop and bathrooms on site

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kevinlY1011GT
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Worth a visit just for the stunning views. Lovely well maintained small parish church with historic graveyard. Recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Great Architecture, famous graves and amazing views, idea for photo shoots of island scenery. This place is a Anglican church you may attend the service on a Sunday if you wish. We tour the island every few years and always visit this church yard. They...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This really is a beautiful church with views across the Atlantic ocean. There are quite a few notable people buried here, including a prime minister of Barbados, and the founder of Andromodas gardens. There is a gift shop here, as well as some hawkers plying...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChrisT301
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beautiful old church, rich with history. Located in a very scenic spot where you are on top of a mountainside and able to see the beautiful sea below and around. Also holds a cemetery filled with notable inhabitants. Nice novelty shop located on the grounds....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Charles W
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This was our fist stop on our shore excursion. The church dates back to 1646. It is beautiful in side. The wooden pulpit was beautifully done. Spiral staircases going up to the balcony, stained glass windows. Everything you would expect for a Baroque Church. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lars_92705
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful old church that has some nice architecture and is high up overlooking part of the island. Some tours stop here as a bonus stop. Wonderful church and surrounding scenery.

Date of experience: June 2018
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garyelo
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Response from Bernadette C | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a cost associated with visiting the church. You can freely walk around the grounds and even enter the church. But it would be nice to leave a donation which would go towards the upkeep of the church :)
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