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St. John's Parish Church

Perfect for weddings. The historical setting creates the ambience and illusion of stepping back in time. An added plus is the scenery offered in the backdrop. Not to mention there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Fusia C
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Saint John Parish, Barbados
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Saint John Parish, Barbados
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect for weddings. The historical setting creates the ambience and illusion of stepping back in time. An added plus is the scenery offered in the backdrop. Not to mention there is an actual sun dial located there.

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Saint John Parish, Barbados
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Amazing Gothic church, steeped in history dating back to 1600s, memorialised in stone, embedded in the church floors and ancient vaults. It is paradise for Brass Rubbing enthusiasts. An eclectic, eccentric array of graveyard residents captures theimagination. Breathtaking view of the eastern coast and Atlantic ocean. Every aspect commands attention!

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Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stopped here in the afternoon, as part of a tour. It was absolutely amazing. The church is definitely a historical wonder. The architecture of the church, the wooden furnishings, the church organ all speak old English loud and clear. I love how this church has been maintained in such great condition for over 100 years. We took a walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Walking up the drive from the road fringed with sugar cane - what a setting. To the left are Atlantic breakers while the spire is shaded by old trees. Welcoming to visitors, the church has a history with many ties abroad. There is a small room which doubles as a shop with a fridge in the corner - take the... More 

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Hawthorn,Co.Durham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This church is incredibly old and is quite dark inside with beautiful dark wood , impressive altar and an upstairs balcony all around the building. You can imagine the plantation masters and mistresses sitting downstairs and the workers upstairs looking down. Very atmospheric, which I didn't feel in any of the other churches we visited

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This neo-Gothic church has a superb gallery which belongs in a rather more classical building. The notice board tells one that it is clearly a thriving parish, although the seven listed hymns suggest a long service. The memorials and the graveyard tell the story of a number of prominent island families, as well as the way that public servants and... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a magnificent old church in a fabulous location. It has fabulous long reaching views towards the Atlantic coastline. The church itself is beautifully kept and offers a long and interesting history. The churchyard is equally interesting with numerous tombs reaching back over the centuries. It also has the grave of one of the islands recent prime ministers. Worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

A wonderful view of much of the east coast from the graveyard behind the church. There are several historical figures buried here including the first prime minister of Barbados. This is an original parish church which had to be rebuilt a couple of times due to fire and hurricane. The inside is quite lovely. Definitely worth the visit. Also take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

A beautiful church with tonnes of history and the tombs and crypts of many famous people including the late prime minister David Thompson. There are great views across the Caribbean sea as the church is located at the top of an incline.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

was ok for a quick stop off point, if you like churches. was lovley views from the graveyards at the back of the church.

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