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Ferdinando Paleologus Tomb, Barbados

Ferdinando Paleologus Tomb - Barbados, Barbados
Ferdinando Paleologus Tomb
St John’s Parish Church Cemetery, St John's, BarbadosMap
+1 246 427 2623
Neighborhood: St John
Overview

In St Johns' Parish Church cemetery, visitors can view the tomb of Lieutenant Ferdinando Paleologus who died in 1678. He was said to be a direct descendant of the Byzantine Emperors. The tomb of Ferdinando Paleologus conjures up tales of mystery. The vault where his coffin originally lay was accidentally uncovered by a hurricane in 1831, and when the lead coffin was opened, people found curiously large skeletal remains imbedded in quicklime inside. -Nadia Ali

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  • Open Hours: Sunday to Saturday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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