St John's Cathedral

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St John's Cathedral information

Belize City , Belize
Albert St
Opening hours
8am-noon Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm Sat & Sun
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Immediately inland of Government House stands St John's Cathedral, the oldest Anglican church in Central America. It was built by slave labor between 1812 and 1820 using bricks brought from Britain as ballast. Notable things to see inside are the ancient pipe organ and the Baymen-era tombstones that tell their own history of Belize's early days and the toll taken on the city's early settlers.