St. Paul's Cathedral

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3322232802
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral

About St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata

Located near Victoria Memorial , the St. Paul’s cathedral is a colonial era church with magnificent architecture. It is the first Episcopal church in the whole of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Burma. It was built in the model of a cathedral in England and after the spire and other parts were destroyed by earthquakes it was rebuilt in the Canterbury model. It is an island of tranquillity amidst the madness of Kolkata.

Kolkata’s most looked forward to attraction, the St. Paul's Cathedral is the epitome of colonial architecture. Being a place of worship there are no St. Paul's Cathedral ticket prices, so you are not required to buy any St. Paul's Cathedral Tickets. However, we have some great tours in and around the cathedral, which cover the Tickets for St. Paul's Cathedral as well. International tourists beware as there may be a few people persuading you to buy tickets for St. Paul's Cathedral, despite none existing.

St. Paul's Cathedral Information

  • If you are on Park street you can take a cab or walk up to this cathedral.

St. Paul's Cathedral Opening and Closing Hours

Worship timings:


  • 6.30 am: Matins
  • 7.00 am: Holy Communion
  • 6.30 pm (only on Wednesdays): K-3 Evenings (Bible study)


  • 7.30 am: Eucharist Service
  • 8.30 am: Sung Eucharist Service
  • 10.30 am: Bengali Service
  • 6.00 pm: Evening Evangelistic Service

How To reach St. Paul's Cathedral by Public Transport

  • Bus no 3A/2, AC, C, E, M, NB, S, T to stop Nandan Cinema

Restaurants Near St. Paul's Cathedral

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Things to Know Before Visiting St. Paul's Cathedral

  • 95% of people who visit Kolkata include St. Paul's Cathedral in their plan

  • 56.29% of people start their St. Paul's Cathedral visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see St. Paul's Cathedral

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

64.15% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St. Paul's Cathedral

People normally club together The Victoria Memorial and South Park Street Cemetery while planning their visit to St. Paul's Cathedral.

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St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata Reviews

  • A remnant of the old colonial architecture in Calcutta. Surprisingly it's well kept! This church is breathtaking in it's expanse and artistry. The area is surrounded with this air of spirituality. One need not be a believer to feel the calming vibes. The high spires are visible markers in the cityscape. If you haven't visited it please do especially during Christmas!

  • The moment you enter the church gate, peace and tranquility embraces you. The vastness of the place makes you feel infinite, the air around the church seems so fresh and pious. The scenic beauty is undeniably impressive. Inside the church there is a huge hall where people sit and pray. The ambiance is extremely serene and soothing. The architectural brilliance is beyond description!

  • Peaceful and serene environment. Beautiful architecture. Their gates are open for everyone. The gardens are well maintained and they grow seasonal flowers. The church administration is very diligent. They guide everyone through the various rooms with exhibits. The crowd is always well mannered and moves smoothly. Lovely place for a calm afternoon.

  • A must watch but low profile destination of Kolkata. once you enter in the premises you will think that you are really in London. The structure is very charming. Inside the church atmosphere is very pleasant as like all other churches. Well connected with Metro rail and buses.

  • It remains quintessential iconic Calcutta landmark. I have been an irregularly regular visitor for more than half a century when the present day Kolkata was still Calcutta. Time stands still here. It is peaceful, awesomely beautiful and why should it not be? God made this place and I know he lives here too!!!

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