A fascinating morning of church history
July 16, 2019
Trace Kolkata’s rich history and what made it a point of convergence for different religions and faith to settle in. Explore the city’s rich history and architecture in a whole new light with this Church walk which will take you some of the most beautiful sites there are!
Tour Duration: 3 hours
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Kolkata, the City of Joy, is also the city of a confluence of a different faith from around the world which have come and stayed for centuries and made this city rich in history, culture, and architecture
This Church walk will begin early in the morning at 8:00 AM from the meeting point at St John Church where you will meet your guide
Once you’re done here, follow your guide to visit the Armenian Church of Holy Nazareth, the center of the Armenian community in India Believed to be the oldest church in India, it traces the rich history of the Armenian community Explore its beautiful architecture including its graveyard which happens to have the oldest known grave!
Next up in line is the Holy Rosary Cathedral also known as the Portuguese Church Founded in 1690 with the influx of Portuguese community in the city, this church bears testament to the Portuguese and their history in Kolkata Follow your guide as he equips you with many interesting facts and details about the place
Further up, visit the Beth El Synagogue, the third Jewish synagogue in the city and though the services of this synagogue have stopped now, you’ll be mesmerized by the interiors of this place which are exceptionally well-maintained! Get lost in the surroundings of this enchanting place with your guide as e tells you further about the architecture and history
Post this, move towards to the last stop, St Andrews Church, the only Scottish Church in the city, this Church is a noble landmark and one of the heritage sites of the city Explore this last stop before bidding goodbye to your guide
Pickup & Meeting Point