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St. John's Parish Church

Barbados
+1 246-230-6736
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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

Thank Lars_92705
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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.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

St. John's Church is an old a beautiful building which is situated in one of the most scenic spots on the east coast of Barbados. The woodwork is amazing, especially the ceiling. The cemetery is particularly interesting because it holds the graves of several people...More

Thank islandsmom4
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is one of the oldest churhes in Barbados. The interior has an impressive wooden ceiling. It was a stop on an organised tour and the area was heaving with coaches, taxis etc. and very busy but still worth the visit. Great views from the...More

Thank lakelover908
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This very old Church has a history story along with the many historic grave sites. Must see location with panoramic sea views. Church still open.

Thank James957
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

This was one of the stops on the "Farewell to Barbados" excursion booked from Marella Discovery on our last day before flying back. The church itself was a lovely representation of an old gothic church. Lovely views of the coastline and the cemetary was worth...More

1  Thank SheilaM70
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Worth making a stop here at this historic church. Built in the Gothic style and one of the oldest churches in Barbados, and interesting to look around, but the best thing is the location. Go round to the back of the churchyard for a magnificent...More

Thank BackinBracknell
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

It is a small gothic style historic church built and rebuilt due to hurricane back in the 1800’s. Required no admission fees to enter, but donations were appreciated. Photos were allowed to be taken inside. Some nice stained glass windows, not much else to see...More

2  Thank Wood77
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

This church displays a National Trust Barbados plaque outside it. Well worth a visit. We were on a cruise ships tour of the island. As doors were open, birds could also go in and there were quite a few in. The pulpit was made of...More

1  Thank Elizabeth526
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is one of Barbados's best examples of gothic architecture and gives a widescreen vista of the Atlantic Coast from the churchyard. Inside the old church was very nicely built with lovely stained glass windows and a wooden altar. The graveyard contained many different, ornate...More

Thank Ellen B
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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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