Cathedral of St. John the Divine, St. John's

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Built hilltop on a foundation of fossilized reef stands the stately, white, Anglican church Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The church is in its third incarnation, built in 1845 after earthquakes took its two predecessors. The church bears Baroque-style architecture, with two twin towers topped with cupolas and iron gates. The wood interior and crumbling cemetery show signs of age, but the site remains one of the best places to take in panoramic views of the Caribbean city that it overlooks. Be aware that renovations are ongoing here. Put Cathedral of St. John the Divine on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our St. John's trip builder.
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  • As a point of interest you can the St. John's Cathedral currently but better skip. There is a large fence around the Church and it does not look that really is going to be restored. The Church is pretty in decline and our visit was of very short duration, just as many tourists who left after one picture. Not worth the effort.
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  • When we were here, the Church was unfortunately not accessible, since it was a building site. She was very beautiful to look at from the outside and also the cemetery is very impressive with its 300-year-old graves.
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  • We walked up to the cathedral while exploring St. Johns. A gentleman met us at the door and explained that the cathedral was under construction-- there had been a significant termite infestation and i...  more »