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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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Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We never went inside, but it was beautiful from the outside and we simply clicked some pictures, strolled a little. A good 15 minute destination.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

one of the oldest church in kolkata as well as in south asia with superb intricate architecture. a must visit for every person ....

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

It is a church which is nice and peaceful. Quite spacious with ample car park. There are guards or wardens at the entrance whose main job is to ensure that people do not talk inside the church. They have put posters of charitable works undertaken by the church where visitors can contribute. Overall a nice and peaceful church.

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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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