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St. John's Church

Union Hall, Barbados
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Union Hall
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Description: Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It's well worth going here...what a beautiful view from this church. This is our third visit to this church. You do get a real sense of history walking around the church and the church yard. It's a wee drive but worth it.

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Barbados
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Recently went to wedding held at this Church...just a stunning location. The Church is in great condition and it's worth a visit. There is a spectacular view of the east coast from the grounds. Worth a stop if you're touring the island!

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Not a big attraction but intriguing and the graveyard has some interesting gravestones. The setting is lovely and if you are travelling it is a great little rest stop. The views from the churchyard are impressive!

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Combined Locks, Wisconsin
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203 reviews 203 reviews
70 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Churches are great history lessons. This us no exception. It is a great example of an early Anglican church.

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Kangasala, Finland
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50 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Nice historic church located on the top of a hill, with great views to the ocean. We visited this one on our island tour by Ted´s Tours. Nice place to stop by. There is also a small shop selling for example delicious rum cakes.

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Homosassa, Florida
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This Anglican church is centuries old, yet is an active parish today. There is no fee for visiting, but there is an attached gift shop run by parishioners who have a wealth of knowledge about the church and its historic role in the community. The views from the church cemetery are spectacular and make the trip all the more interesting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

It looked kinda creepy but as after all it's a church with a grave yard but terrific views wonderful views but I will always find myself back here

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San Diego, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Walking around this old church and grounds was a very pleasant experience. A descendent of Alexander the Great was buried here...and his grave is clearly alluded to with directional markers. The views of the ocean were spectacular and the antiquity and peaceful grounds were well worth experiencing.

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Chicago, Il
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Its a nice enough island church, and its location overlooking the ocean is nice. The graves out back are kind of neat too. The only thing is its a church I've seen a hundred times before. Worth a stop if you're doing a circuit of the island, but not a specific visit.

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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74 attraction reviews
328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

You could easily believe you were back in UK at Sunday morning Service, dating back to 17th century many of the graves tell the history of this island as it evolved out of slavery to its modern day status. Well worth the few moments reflection standing in the nave.

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