We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
43
All photos (43)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“old church”(5 reviews)
“pretty church”(2 reviews)
About
This is the oldest Anglican Church in Central America.
Contact
Belize City, Belize
Website
Ways to Experience St John's Cathedral
from $94.00
More Info
from $225.00
More Info
Reviews (114)
Filter reviews
80 results
Traveler rating
24
33
18
4
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
24
33
18
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews old church central america pretty church ballast slaves built history plaques school belize birds trees port
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 80 reviews
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by there as we were told it was the oldest church in Central America. The architectural design is cute and the church pretty.

Thank SteveR426
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Didn’t get a chance to go inside, but just reading about the history of this church made this a worthwhile stop. It was a great way to begin a vacation and learn and see a bit of Belizian history and culture before starting a week...More

1  Thank romadaro
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This well appointed traditional style church fronts two roads on the corner of the street parallel to the sea near the Birds Isle restaurant and bridge to the port. It is steeped in history being the oldest church building in Central America. It has a...More

Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I was lucky, when I arrived on Friday the school associated with this church was having a ceremony inside and some great people there explained the history of the church and its place in the fabric of the community. The cathedral is small but old,...More

Thank russpei
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Lovely Anglican/Episcopal Church in Belize City. My tour driver asked if I would be interested in seeing this old Church? My response, absolutely!

Thank edwardh244
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited here as part of a family history trip. We wanted to visit a plaque in the church which honours family ancestors. We were welcomed into the Sunday service with open arms and the locals all spent time chatting with us afterwards. It was...More

Thank Colette B
Reviewed January 20, 2018

This is a small Cathedral, and part of the roof has different bricks from a previous hurricane. There was a lady who spoke about the Cathedral and how it was from the slaves time onwards. This was fascinating and we really enjoyed viewing this stunning...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed December 21, 2017

To appreciate the history of belize, this is an important stop and definitely worth exploring! One of the interesting aspects of the building is that it was built with ballast stones and one can see the different colors of the stones as it was built...More

Thank Heidi F
Reviewed November 25, 2017

A great place to visit if you want a history lesson of early Belize! Lot's of beauty still remains of this very old church! Check it out!

Thank Worldgoneby
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Love visiting this historical church and learn about its history. Very beautiful architecture. Beautiful trees outside too

Thank Tongansailor
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St John's Cathedral staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines