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“A great stop for history and views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of St. John's Church

St. John's Church
Union Hall, Barbados
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Ranked #3 of 3 attractions in Union Hall
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Owner description: Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
St. Louis, MO
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83 reviews 83 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“A great stop for history and views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Although I wouldn't travel all the way to Barbados just to see this, it was very interesting and had some nice views of the coast. The church was impressive and the woodwork was nice, considering the church is always open to the elements.

Visited September 2012
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English first
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Breath taking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 via mobile

The views from the cemetery are great. I was there in Feb. 2011. I hired a cab for half a day and explored the island.(I have a thing for church's and stained glass.) The original church was built in the 1600's but was destroyed in a storm. The present structure was built in the 1800's and is a good example of gothic architecture. The grounds are well maintained and the people are lovely. The cemetery behind the church over looks the Atlantic ocean. From, I think, 1600 feet up the view is beautiful. I can only imagine what the sun rises are like from this vantage point. A little bite of a ride from the port but well worth it. You get to see some of the interior of the island going to and fro.

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Croydon, England
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“Lovely Gothic Church”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Lovely gothic church with great views of the east coast.

Visited March 2012
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Bridgetown, Barbados
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“Interesting church.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

See history at this church some very old graves. Including the grave of Barbados' former Prime Minister. Great view of the east coast from here as the church sits on the edge of a cliff.

Visited January 2012
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Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
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“Perfect View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

One of the Most breathe taking views of the country side

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