St. John's Cathedral (Belize City)

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A view from south-west

St. John the Baptist Cathedral of the Cathedral of Anglican Diocese of Belize is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Belize City, Belize. The cathedral was the first church to be built in the colony of British Honduras. It was constructed in 1812, although it has numerous alterations dating to more recent renovations. The exterior of the church is of brick; the interior is fitted out in mahogany and sapodilla. It is a historical landmark of Belize from the colonial influence of the country's past. Attached to the church is the oldest cemetery in the country, Yarborough Cemetery. It was built by the British.

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Coordinates: 17°29′19″N 88°11′16″W / 17.48861°N 88.18778°W / 17.48861; -88.18778