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St. Barnabas Church, Norfolk Island

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Amidst a tranquil setting, the marble front of St. Barnabas Church glistens in the sun. Enter the massive dark timber to discover pews inlaid with mother-of-pearl shells and rose windows. Used by England’s missionary workers, the chapel was built using stone from ruins of the New Gaol. A small cemetery with intriguing headstones and a huge fig tree in the back further add to the heritage. Make St. Barnabas Church a part of your Norfolk Island vacation plans using our Norfolk Island tour planner.
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  • We have visited this church a couple of times and it never ceases to impress us. From the unusual curved roof to the beautiful stained glass windows, it is a pleasure to sit in the pews and just enjoy...  read more »
  • This was part of our half day Island tour. Beautiful little church. the roof is ship keel design and the acoustics are so good that it is used for musical performances 
  • This church is really exceptional. I have been to cathedrals in Europe and this compares favourably, even though on a much smaller scale. To think it was built so long ago and by convicts is amazing. ...  read more »
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