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Reviewed May 19, 2016

This hallowed and historical church is interesting for people who love history particularly the British .It has memorable plaques that need to be looked at closely .

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed May 7, 2016

St. John's Church, perhaps the oldest church in the city surely needs a visit. Go there for the wonderful Last Supper painting. The peaceful place right next to Raj Bhabhan will not disappoint.

Thank Arka_Dutta
Reviewed May 1, 2016

During our stay in Kolkata we happened upon this lovely old church. The paintings inside are wonderful The church is quite large and is a very old tourist attraction in a very old city . It is well maintained for being the oldest church in...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Interesting "English" church in an Indian city. Learnt about the "Black hole of Calcutta" as the "hole" is in the gardens of this church

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Reviewed April 22, 2016

A real retreat into the history of the Raj and the British Empire, rather quietly forgotten but still well maintained - with the Black Hole of Calcutta memorial out the back , moved from its original position in the late 1940's before Independence.

Thank Gavster Bedlington
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Originally a cathedral, was among the first public building erected by East India Company. The structural work of the church started in 1784 and the construction work was completed in 1787. This is the oldest church in Kolkata. The church is proud owner of famous...More

Thank ShekharMukherjee
Reviewed April 4, 2016

From the outside it looks so imposing but just edge yourself in....what a place of tranquility. If you have traveled from the u.k. this is the place to reset your thoughts and body. A haven in a wonderful exciting city.

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed April 2, 2016

I went to kolkata during Christmas. I happen to visit the church before worship on a Sunday. The church is very British. Fair enough! But, I found the congrgation outside also very British in their Sunday best, large hats, western dresses and suits. The inside...More

Thank DrPaulTam
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Visited twice during a short visit to Kolkata. First to search church records for an ancestor's 1816 marriage details - big thank you to the very helpful church warden. Secondly to celebrate Easter with the small but devoted congregation that keep this historic building alive....More

Thank Toaster803
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Anglican churches throughout the world show a fascinating glimpse of history, illustrating the confidence of those who built them and the ways in which such lives were often cut short. This was the first Anglican church in Calcutta (as it was), and this is well...More

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