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St. John's Parish Church

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Ranked #64 of 122 Attractions in Barbados
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Arkansas Girl
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76 reviews 76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We visited this church as part of a tour to Bathsheba Beach. Lovely location on the top of the hill with an ocean view. Old cemetery part of the church property. Wouldn't drive the distance from town to see it but nice add-on when doing a trip to Bathsheba Beach. Has drinks available and restrooms.

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Barbados has many old English Church & St Johns is typical, you could be at home on a Sunday morning going to church before playing cricket in the afternoon. Many of the graves give an indication of past slavery & history of the empire days.

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Dublin, Ireland
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40 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The church is build in beautiful place, on the top of the hill with the ocean view. There is also garden around the church with graveyard and huge family graves.

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Franklin, Kentucky
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91 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

St. John’s Parish Church St. John's Parish Church is the first church of St. John that is presumed to have been a simple wooden building, but its date is unknown. The parish along with St. George, was carved out of St. Michael in 1640–1641. But successive churches were badly damaged by the hurricane of 1675, the Great Hurricane of 1780,... More

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Elmer, New Jersey
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85 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Our tour guide made a stop here as we drove around the island and we were glad he did. The church just exudes history from its beautifully architecturally rich exterior, to its old wooden pews, to the magnificent pulpit. Then step outside to enjoy the great view of the Atlantic from the side or rear of the property high atop... More

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Inverness. Scotland
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Stopped off here on the island tour. Lovely old style church. Graveyard very interesting reading all the names and dates on the stones.

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Villa Park, IL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

As part of a day tour we stopped at St john's. The setting is beautiful high on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The church is beautiful and full of history. Behind it is a cemetary with some historic tombs

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Well worth a drive , this church is set amidst beautiful scenery ... The tombstones are very interesting too , even a descendant of a Greek emperor ! I loved this place .

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