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St John's Church, Kolkata (Calcutta): 6 reviews and 21 photos

  St. John's Church, picture taken from rear side.
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  • St. John's Church, picture taken from rear side. - Kolkata (Calcutta)
      St. John's Church, picture taken from rear side.
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  • St. John's Church, picture taken from front. - Kolkata (Calcutta)
      St. John's Church, picture taken from front.
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  • Cameroon Beatty reading the Epitaph. - Kolkata (Calcutta)
      Cameroon Beatty reading the Epitaph.
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  • Tablet of Warren Hastings & Nabo Kissan Dev. - Kolkata (Calcutta)
      Tablet of Warren Hastings & Nabo Kissan Dev.
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  • Inside view of St. John's Church. - Kolkata (Calcutta)
      Inside view of St. John's Church.
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St John's Church
A little south of BBD Bagh is the Church of St John, which dates from 1787. The overgrown graveyard here has a number of interesting monuments , including the octagonal mausoleum of Job Charnock, founder of Kolkata, who died in 1692. Admiral Waston, who supported Clive in retalking Kolkata from Siraj-ud-daula, is also buried here. The obelisk commemorating the black hole was moved from near the GPO to a corner of this graveyard.

Incidentaly this place is very near to my office.

Address: Benoy Badal Dinesh Bagh.
Directions: In front of writers' Building.
Phone: 009133 2243 6098
Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._John%27s_Church,_Kolkata

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 3, 2006
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