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St. John's Church, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Find out about the history and religion of the British in Hindustan through St. John's Church, the third-oldest church in India. The church, first being a cathedral, was among the first objects commissioned by the East India Company, after Kolkata became the capital of British India. See the tall columns which frame the temple on its sides, the floor made of a rare marble with blue-grey color, and large stained glass windows which allow the sunlight to be filtered in colors, adding to the atmosphere of reverence and tranquility. Observe the burial sites of famous British governor and merchant families. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to St. John's Church by using our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip generator.
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  • This church has a stunning interior and many plaques telling stories of war and illness. There are several dedicated to horses. 
  • St John's church is one the oldest church in india ..build by british ruler so you observe english era structure style in building..best to go during Christmas eve 
  • One of the oldest church in central kolkata. A place of great significance. You will love the calm and peacefullness of the mind. It is lovely. 
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  • Very nice Church in the heart of the city. You will get a feel of relax of mind and a tour of history.
  • Quiet and peaceful place. The church was built by the East India Company when Calcutta was the capital of India. It really feels very calm to sit down here for sometime and just gaze upon the beauty of the church.
  • Nice and beautiful Church which must be visit durin stay in Kolkata,surounded by street hawkers difficult to find.
  • This church was built in British Raj. Very nice historic place to visit again and again.
  • One of the oldest church in Kolkata.