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St. John's Church

| St John, Union Hall, Barbados
+1 246-433-5599
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Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
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  • Average6%
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“the east coast” (16 reviews)
“great stop” (4 reviews)
| St John, Union Hall, Barbados
+1 246-433-5599
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing church and grounds overlooking the East coast. A great stop to wander among the trees and think back over the 375 years of history on the spot.

Thank R G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated up on the hilltop the views are simply beautiful. History buffs will have a pleasant surprise here. This church suffered a couple of setbacks/devastation through the years and was rebuilt each time. There's a feeling of calm and serenity while walking around the grounds...More

Thank Skaramoosh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great historic stop as you travel the East coast of Barbados. The church grounds are well maintained. Views of the East coast are just spectacular! Lots of history in the burial grounds behind the church. Highly recommended a visit.

Thank Gyr576
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here many times but always return, the views are amazing, the graveyard dates back to the 1600's.Take the time to stroll around, and sit for quiet reflection inside the church

Thank Debra E
Reviewed November 24, 2017

The church is interesting to wander around as is the graveyard. The last primeminister of the Island is buried here but there are graves dating back to the 1700's. The views from this hilltop vantage point are wonderful.

Thank max108s
Reviewed November 3, 2017

I am not a religious person but I actually truly enjoyed a quick stop at this place - it's a perfect combo with Bathsheba if you rent a car. Really cool architecture and amazing views from the hill - worth the drive!

Thank Greg R
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped of here on tour with Ted it's a beautiful old historic church and grave yard. With commanding fantastic views over the Ocean.

Thank tom-sue-2010
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

I'm a history & architectural buff and enjoy visiting churches and other historical building all over the world. This church has always been one of my favorites. It's small in comparison to many but it does not disappoint. The graveyard is well maintained and serene....More

Thank Bajanval
Reviewed May 29, 2017

St. John's is a lovely small stone church in St. John's Parish. It's believed to be one of the oldest churches on the island. The church commands a very pleasant view of the sea surrounding coastal areas.

Thank publius358
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

It serves 2 purposes here with the obvious being a very interesting church with great features and design and the 2nd being its position high up on the east coast affording great views of the Atlantic coastline. Come meander through the graveyard at the very...More

Thank Gooner_JT
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