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St. John's Church

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Council House St, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you have entrance fee of rs 20-50 if you want to visit this church, its a pretty place to be in.....

Thank MelissaD4217
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This third oldest church in Kolkata was built in 1787 on the peace of land donated by Raja Nabakrihna Deb, a native wealthy person. I visited this place recently for the second time after 1978. Here the history will whisper in your years. Job charnock,...More

Thank KHAGENDRANATHJ
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I don’t visit a lot of churches when I travel, let alone reviewing it. But this one definitely has something to write home to. First and foremost: the Last Supper picture. Spoiler alert : John has a woman’s blonde hairstyle. Ask your guide why, when...More

Thank Yayi W
Reviewed May 30, 2018

The Biggest church that the city has, one should definetely take out some time and visit this place, visit during Christmas should be avoided if you dont like crowd

Thank Rohit B
Reviewed May 13, 2018

A very historic Church with the memorial in its grounds commemorating the famous Black Death with the names of all those who died during their incarceration.

Thank connierolls
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Built by the East Indian Company in the 18th century. It serves as a Cathedral till St Paul replaced it in the 19th century.

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed April 17, 2018

A quite place with greenery around and the place will remind you about the British rule. There is a tomb of Lord Canning. There are lot of guides you can hire to understand the history.

Thank sonamb754
Reviewed April 8, 2018

This is a beautiful building set in attractive grounds. What makes it so interesting is reading the epitaphs of people on the walls and in the grounds. These give a brief insight into colonial life and death at the time of the Raj. The monument...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

The monument erected by the British after the "Black Hole of Cacutta" incident is located in the far corner of the gardens. Worth a visit.

Thank garryblower
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Came across this church as part of a Walking tour of British Calcutta. Historical connections with Warren Hastings and the 'black hole of Calcutta'. Architecture is very much traditional European of that period. You could be anywhere in England in these surroundings. I'm glad its...More

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