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St. Paul's Cathedral

1A, Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 071, India
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
Traveler Description: St Paul's Cathedral It was established largely through the efforts of Bishop Wilson in 1839. It was originally designed on an Indo-Gothic pattern.In... more »
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Beautiful Church with a long history back to 1850's. Have gone here for the last 3 years and the Locals make you feel very welcome.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is one of the oldest Church in Asia. It still has the ambience of an antique structure. The inside of the Church has a HUGE hall where the prayers are conducted. Sitting inside this Church give your mind the calmness and peace that you might be looking for. The Church is surrounded by lavish greens that has trees and... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The colonial era cathedral with a serene atmosphere!! Just sitting in the cathedral takes off all worries. I dont believe in miracles, but there is something that takes worries off me at this place.. Must visit..

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Colonial era church with magnificent & beautiful architecture, Located near Victoria Memorial. It is perhaps one of the biggest churches I have ever seen.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It is a "must see"for several reasons. It is the first Episcopal church in the whole of india,Pakistan, sri lanka,Bangladesh and Burma. It was built in the model of a cathedral in England and after the spire and other parts were destroyed by earthquakes it was rebuilt in the Canterbury model. It is an island of tranquility amidst the madness... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Eventhough this is not THE St. Paul's Cathedral renowned across the world, the cathedral in Kolkata is still worth a visit. The white facade of the building in the heart of the city, surrounded by beautiful tended gardens is still lovely to visit after nearly two hundred years of it's original build. The inside of the cathedral is just as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A quiet and peaceful place. Euphemistic for empty and barren especially compared to the Victoria memorial across the road. The church itself is not very big. The architecture is modelled on the cathedral of Canterbury and currently the place houses the Kolkata diocese.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

well maintained,great place to visit. will recommend all tourist to see this place. One of the oldest church in the city , will take you to British Era.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Craft Shop supports Cathedral Charities - the manager is a fascinating lady - their stock good. Well worth a visit. We visited this Cathedral twice over 2 weeks. Reading the plaques, memorials etc gave an excellent insight to the world of Colonial Times. Parking is easy, and entry free!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very nice, peaceful and beautiful place. One should visit during the service time to see the daily service in Bengali and English.

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