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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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| St John, Union Hall, Barbados
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was incredible. I have never seen a church like this. It looks like an album cover from the outside, but inside it is a full functioning church. The grave yard was also really cool to see. Worth the trip, you will be blown away!

Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Visited this church as part of a trip . There was a man outside selling poetry books that he wrote . He read some of his work it was clever and very funny , my daughter bought a book to keep which he signed for...More

Thank maggiemaggie56
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Glad we ventured here. We only stayed 1/2 hour or so, but that is all you need. Amazing views of the rugged east coast of the island and the Atlantic. Wander through the old church and gardens and listen to the owls cooing. A must...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely old church located on a hill affording great views of surrounding countryside and the sea. Not as lavish inside as other churches but the attraction is its simple but atmospheric design. Walking around the graveyard provides great scenery and moments to relax away from...More

Thank DaveBAmersham
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the stops on our island tour with our cruise ship.The church was open so we got to go in and see the pipe organ and beautiful alter but the most interesting part was the grave yard in the back of the...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Stopped here while driving around the Island. Well worth a visit both for the views & the Church itself. A walk around the graveyard is also well worth doing

Thank VegasJ29
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here early morning, there was no service going on so we were able to look inside the church and see it's beauty. There was fresh flower arrangements near the doorways which were gorgeous. The building itself is gorgeous and the view surrounding it is...More

Thank Sherrie M
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here as part of Teds Tour. There are nice views, and the grave of a prime minister if that interests you. We didn’t go inside the church as there was a crowd attending a funeral. The mourners didn’t seem to mind a tour...More

Thank essexdean
Reviewed 12 February 2018

St Johns Parish Church must have one of the best views in the Caribbean. Situated on top of Hackleton's cliff rising to over 400 feet above sea level. The Church commands beautiful views of the rugged east coast. The view alone is worth a visit....More

Thank peter m
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Listed as the first Church in Saint John this historical landmark has one of best views of the coast line and views of the parish. It is also the final resting place of the country 6th prime minister David Thompson who was the 3rd sitting...More

Thank Jamel L
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juleskelley
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
I saw many people praying however I did not see any candles being lit.
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peter m
12 February 2018|
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Response from Skaramoosh | Reviewed this property |
I think it's David Thompson. Check out the other member's reviews...I'm sure they have the name. Hope that helps. Have fun in Barbados....we did! Cheers!!
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