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St. Barnabas Church

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Address: Corner of Headstone and Anson Bay Roads, Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
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Historical and wonderful

Wow this was so beautiful to see, I visited with my 82 year old mum, she loved it so much as she had heard all about it through her local church in Albany Western Australia, to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church was good but then I went out side behind the church there was this tree it was huge the age of the tree was probably as old or older than the church. I find these things interesting. Our tour guide didn't show us much.

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Albany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow this was so beautiful to see, I visited with my 82 year old mum, she loved it so much as she had heard all about it through her local church in Albany Western Australia, to see the delight in her face was enough for me, just beautiful

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Erina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very old church. It has beautiful glass windows. A very unusual seating inside the church - they do not face the altar. A lovely place to visit and relax and think about what the island used to be like.

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Thank Kirleys
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access to this church in well maintained grounds. Interior is beautiful with timber pews and ceiling, rose window and marble font

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Thank FreGray
Caboolture, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Barnabas chapel is open most days and is well,worth a visit. A beautiful example of ecclesiastical building with a Melanesian touch it has some lovely stained glass windows. The rose window is just exquisite. The cemetery behind the church is also interesting, well worth a visit.

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Thank lgwombat
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially, a bit unexpected in terms of architecture and location. Well preserved and maintained by locals who are very church-minded. Has historical links with Melanesian Mission period, when clerics were trained here. Favoured by most of the general orientation tours and refreshment location on some tours, using adjacent facilities.

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Thank Wakerley
Bryce Canyon City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old church with high timber ceilings, beautiful stain glass windows. Public are welcome to wander around both inside the church and surrounding grounds. Several old tombstones dating back to the 1800's

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stopped off on the introductory tour by PInetree Tours and were impressed by the workmanship and reverence of the church. Inlaid marble in the pews and stained windows, virtually in the middle of nowhere - by Norfolk standards anyway. Has a wow factor.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just loved Norfolk Island. Thought a week would be too long but the island is so interesting I could have stayed for two. The shopping is excellent. Beautiful clothing and possum jumpers from New Zealand were the best in the world.

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Thank Tolly2016
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

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 the surroundings and listen to the history.

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