St Paul's Cathedral Tours

St Paul's Cathedral
The seat of the Diocese of Calcutta of the Church of North India, St. Paul's Cathedral was built in 1847, effectively shifting the hub of Anglicanism in the city from St. John's Cathedral. Though its main function is as a house of worship, the imposing cathedral also features a decent library with numerous books on theology and general interest.
 
The Basics
St. Paul’s Cathedral’s elegant, imposing exterior is Gothic Revival in style, with tall, thin port windows and sharp turrets, while the beautiful interiors feature stained glass windows and carved pews. The church houses a large collection of paintings and sculpture, much of which focuses on the life of St. Paul. The cathedral is a popular stop on city tours, particularly those that spotlight Kolkata's rich architectural heritage.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral is a must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts.
  • Men and women should wear clothes that cover knees and shoulders.
  • During services, refrain from taking photos or walking around the church.
 
How to Get There
St. Paul's Cathedral is located at the southern end of Kolkata's largest park, Maidan, right next to the Victoria Memorial and a 10-minute walk from the Rabindra Sadan metro station. It's about a 10-minute drive from the Howrah Railway Station and a 20-minute walk from Park Street, where many of the city's hotels and high-end eateries are located.
 
When to Get There
The cathedral is open daily, with services on Sundays. Each year in November, the church holds a carnival with choir performances, games, and food. Special services take place during Holy Week and Easter, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and other Christian holidays.
 
Earthquake-Proofing the Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral suffered damage in two major earthquakes. The first, in 1897, caused the steeple to fall off the building. The cathedral then partially collapsed during the devastating 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake (which measured 8.0 magnitude at its epicenter near the border between India and Nepal). The cathedral was rebuilt soon after in what was dubbed the Indo-Gothic style and was designed to better withstand seismic activity.

Address: 1A, Cathedral Rd, Kolkata, West Bengal, India 700071, India
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Kolkata City Tour

We will try to cover the major tourist spots of the city in the above. Depending on time and traffic the tour may include: • Victoria Memorial • St Paul's Cathedral • South Park Street Cemetery • Mother Teresa's • Jain Temples • Marble Palace • Tagore House • Kumartuli • Howrah Bridge • Prinsep Ghat
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Kolkata Tour: St. Paul’s Cathedral and Victoria Memorial

Enjoy a day in Kolkata on this 5-hour tour, including round-trip transport from your Kolkata accommodation. Start at the B. B. D. Bagh (formerly known as Dalhousie Square), and see St. Paul’s Cathedral, the marble Victoria Memorial, and South Park Street Cemetery. Your guide dives into the colonial history of Kolkata as you gain a better understanding for why the city is the way it is today.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Kolkata Sightseeing Includes Bird sanctuary,Victoria Memorial & Cathedral Church

Welcome to Kolkata - Kolkata Full-Day Sightseeing Tour Includes Bird sanctuary, Victoria Memorial & Cathedral Church Discover the city of Kolkata on this 7-8 hour sightseeing tour. See the most visited monuments  Pickup and drop any Kolkata Location. Car and Driver Tour Guide for your Full day City Sightseeing.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Half-Day Kolkata Sightseeing Tour Including Lunch

Visit some of Kolkata’s most beloved landmarks on a 6-hour, small-group tour with a local guide that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, entrance fees, and dinner. Take in colonial-era sights like the Victoria Memorial and St. Paul’s Cathedral, then see a historic temple to Kali, hop a ferry to Belur Math, and explore Prinsep Ghat before finishing the day with a Kolkata Lunch.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Morning tour of Kolkata with Flower Market

Start your journey with a hotel pick-up and then visit a flower market. After the flower market visit, enjoy tea by the bank of the river at the Prinsep Ghat. Then, continue to Victoria Memorial and St. Paul Cathedral Church.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Full-Day Kolkata City Tour With Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge

Discover the highlights and history of Kolkata on a private full-day tour. Take in several landmarks that date to the time of British rule in India when Kolkata was the British capital. Visit the Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Malik Ghat flower market, and the 18th-century South Park Street Cemetery, and take a tonga ride (horse and carriage) that passes by St. John’s Church. Your tour includes a lunch of Bengali cuisine, private guide and vehicle, tonga ride, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Full-Day Kolkata Sightseeing with English Speaking Guide and Transports

Kolkata is one of the world’s most vibrant and history-filled cities, but covering all the top sights takes time and planning. Skip the hassles of arranging your own visits with this action-packed sightseeing tour, which includes all the main colonial-era heritage attractions, along with a Jain temple, the Tagore Museum, and the riverside ghats. Enjoy front-door pickup from any location in the city for added convenience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Tour de Kolkata is an ideal tour for tourist who wants to explore Kolkata

Explore the main attractions of Calcutta on this all-day guided tour. First, visit Mother Teresa's house and learn more about her humanitarian efforts. Other stops include Park Street Cemetery, St. Paul's Cathedral, Victoria Memorial Hall, Howrah Bridge (which is one of the busiest bridges in the world), and more. Plus, browse some of the city’s markets.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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