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2/2 Council House Street Opp Dewars Garage, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India
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Guided Kolkata Sightseeing Trip by Car, Walk & Sunset Cruise Excursion Trip

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See the highlights of the big, bustling city of Kolkata on an easy full-day trip. Experience the culture and beautiful architecture of the city three ways: via car, on food, and by boat along the Hooghly River. This is a private tour, so you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide. Fit a lot of sightseeing into one day without worrying about hailing taxis or other logistics.
$55.72 per adult
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MW46Jackson wrote a review Feb 2020
Phnom Penh, Cambodia122 contributions95 helpful votes
The architecture is interesting. The history is important, and visiting the graves around the church is quite informative. But the nice toilets was a wonderful gift to any stressed visitor to Kolkata.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Vladimir M wrote a review Feb 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates6,317 contributions402 helpful votes
St. John's Church, originally a cathedral, was among the first public buildings erected by the East India Company after Kolkata (Calcutta) became the capital of British India. It is located at the North-Western corner of Raj Bhavan, and served as the Anglican Cathedral of Calcutta till 1847, when the see was transferred to St. Paul's Cathedral. Construction of the building, modelled on St Martin-in-the-Fields of London, started in 1784, with Rs 30,000 raised through a public lottery, and was completed in 1787. Currently, the church is undergoing restoration.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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EJR19 wrote a review Jan 2020
Buonconvento, Italy53 contributions27 helpful votes
We couldn’t believe the transformation of a rather rundown, albeit deeply historical, church into a really exquisitely maintained church. The restoration isn’t finished but already the white and gold shows what a fine building it was and is. And the gardens are beautifully kept with the best flower beds I have seen in India since the Shalimar Gardens in Kashmir (albeit on a rather smaller scale!) Do go and admire the way in which Kolkata is, yet again, starting to value and care for its history. Well done all those responsible at St Johns.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mitesh wrote a review Jan 2020
Dhanbad, India419 contributions437 helpful votes
It is a splendidly well-maintained structure that draws history and architecture buffs for its uniqueness and ancient features.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Simon C wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom69 contributions10 helpful votes
The main reasin for visiting is to see the Blakck Hole Monument that was moved to the gardens some years ago. The church itself while historically important is rather plain inside and out. It does house a painting with an intersting stroy to tell but apart from that it is on ordininary side.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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