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Description: This is the oldest Anglican Church in Central America.
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Nice Architecture

This church is very old and it has a lot of history to it. I actually went to this church a lot as a child

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This church is very old and it has a lot of history to it. I actually went to this church a lot as a child

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

An old Anglican church in Belize city. The shape is very non traditional with square shape. Not much to do there.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My only regret is that we didn't get to go inside. Beautiful old brick church with very unique history. Minor kings of the Mosquito coast were crowned there under British rule.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

History in the city. St John's Cathedral is one of the early constructions done by the British. This cathedral was constructed around the year 1812 and most uniquely the bricks used for this construction were used as ballast aboard ships, it was the first church to be built in the colony of British Honduras. This now forms part of the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you have the time I would suggest that you hire one of the local taxi drivers to take you on a tour of the city. For a reasonable price he will drive you around and show you the highlights and the Cathedral is certainly one of them. Be certain to visit the inside as the altar and statues are... More 

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Belize City, Belize
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of the hidden gems in a city whose profile is on the rise. Downtown Belize City usually gets a bad rap about the activities that surround the area. I must say with The Belize City Council under the leadership of the current Mayor the city is now becoming a travel destination. St. John's Cathedral has always been a beacon... More 

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Belize
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Belize is fairly small and this attraction is right in front of the Government house so you can "kill 2 birds with 1 stone. lol". Plus side is that you can access it any time and there's no fee to visit it. It is interesting to know that this small Anglican Cathedral is the oldest Anglican church in Central America.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was the first of many downtown stops of interest that our charming guide, Kent (501-662-4597) treated us to. My wife & i enjoyed it's history and architecture. Took a lot of pictures here :)

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Milton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our taxi driver tour guide took us here on our tour of the city of Belize. It is a nice piece of colonial history and an interesting building built by slave labor. We did not get to explore the cemetery. There is some nice stained glass and mahogany wood carvings. Worth the visit. They do ask for a small donation... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If your not going on a day trip from the cruz walk here and see the other sites along the way I would awl on the road closer to the shore the main road is full of local stores and a bit scary I walked with my wife and a lot of camera gear and felt plenty safe or take... More 

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