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Cottle Church, Nevis

4.3
#2 of 14 in Sightseeing in Nevis
Historic Site Tourist Spot
Visit Cottle Church, the first integrated church on Nevis island, which opens its doors to all worshippers, regardless of race or social stature. Now in ruins, but well-preserved, you’ll get a chance to read about the history of the church through placards, and see a list of the names of all the slaves who built it. You’ll see monkeys and donkeys on your walk to the church. Pop into the nearby hotel, which serves food, if you’re feeling a bit peckish. With our world travel planner, Nevis attractions like Cottle Church can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a beautifully restored church with lots of information provided. It's in very good condition considering how long it has stood there. It's well worth a visit but mind the ants and mosquitoes!  more »
  • Cottle Church was the first non-segregrated church in the Caribbean. The master was said to be noble and kind. Now you can actually get married here, right under the arches! When I was there, a herd o...  more »
  • Not much there but interesting that solves built this church and worshiped there. Interesting reading in the hut adjacent to the church about the silvery and how some of the owners treated them. Well ...  more »

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