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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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+1 246-433-5599
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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

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.

Thank KDJERO
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 Ronnie M
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Lovely gothic church with great views of the east coast.

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.

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

Thank GotDrums
Reviewed 20 May 2004

If you are into old buildings and beautiful views, this location is great! The Church is beautiful and the history oozes from the surroundings.

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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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