St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church may have been destroyed in an earth quake, and then again in a fire just over a decade later, but time and again it has been rebuilt. Now, in its third incarnation, this church is a popular tourist attraction for the Georgian architecture and small offering of historical religious artifacts on display inside.

What to Expect

Some of the most unique artifacts at St. Peter's Church include a communion plate donated by Sir Henry Morgan and the tomb of Lewis Galdye, which tells us that he was swallowed up in an earth quake, then spit out of the earth into the ocean, where he swam until he was picked up by a boat.

St. Peter's Church features Georgian architecture and, despite how often it has been reconstructed, much of the original cement and brick walls.

Staying Close

St. Peter's Church is located in Kingston, which means those visiting this area of Jamaica will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. If you wish to stay somewhere close to this historical site, you'll have a reasonable number of lodgings to choose from nearby.

Hotels near St. Peter's Church
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Forres Park Hotel -- --
Altamont Court Hotel Hotel -- --
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel -- --
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites Hotel -- --
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites Hotel -- --
Knutsford Court Hotel Hotel -- --
Indies Hotel Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

If you find your belly rumbling after your historic site visit, don't worry -- you'll discover numerous choices of food and beverage places in the vicinity. Forres Park Restaurant, which has a menu full of Jamaican food, offers convenient access to the historic site. Island Grill Kingston and KFC Half Way are some of the other food and drink options near St. Peter's Church. At KFC Half Way you and your party should be sure to try a bite of American fare and experience the flavors of Jamaica.

Information

Contact Information

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

Website: http://www.jnht.com/site_st_peters_church.php

 

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