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“The views here are some of the best on the island”
Review of St. John's Church

St. John's Church
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Barbados Full-day Coast to Coast Tour
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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.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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423 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“The views here are some of the best on the island”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

The views here are some of the best on the island. We spent about a hour here and took alot of pictures. The grave yard has alot of thing to read about. The church is very old and needs some repairs. There is a small gift shop and snack bar in the parking lot.

Visited December 2012
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Cambridgeshire. England
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“Beautiful church, stunning views.”
Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Visited this church while touring the north and north/east of the island with a guide. It is a lovely church having been rebuilt after a fire and they have beautiful flower arrangements in the porch and inside. The gardens are gorgeous and well worth looking round and the views are to die for. Even if you are not into Churches it is well worth stopping off to look round. There were also a couple of stalls in the car park at the front selling souvenirs while we were there.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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“A great stop for history and views”
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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“Breath taking”
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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London, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Gothic Church”
Reviewed April 29, 2012

Lovely gothic church with great views of the east coast.

Visited March 2012
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