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Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
| St John, Union Hall, Barbados
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Reviewed 20 February 2013

This was an enjoyable stop to see another historical, gothic church with some impressive coastal views as you are over 1000 feet above sea level. The cemetery that is on the side & back of church amazes one to see how old some of the...More

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank burnsyislandgirl
Reviewed 11 February 2013

On the east coast, high on a hills with great views of the Atlantic ocean. Church was established in the 1600's. Beautiful inside. Take a walk through the cemetery, with family crypts dating back to 1678.

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Larry M
Reviewed 31 January 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...More

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank Travelman360
Reviewed 24 January 2013

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...More

Thank JanetE55
Reviewed 10 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2012
Reviewed 23 July 2012

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...More

Thank RonnieM117
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Lovely gothic church with great views of the east coast.

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank GreekGeek16
Reviewed 23 April 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.

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank JustinBrowne
Reviewed 19 February 2012

One of the Most breathe taking views of the country side

Thank Nakeshia F
Reviewed 4 December 2011

A Really classic Gothic church on a cliff overlooking the picturesque East Coast. Built in 1836 to replace the previous church that had been destroyed by a hurricane, St. John's boasts a fantastic view of the island as well as a churchyard in which rests...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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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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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!!