St. John In The Wilderness

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  • Address: Road to Naddi Village from McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

St. John In The Wilderness - Review

Situated near Dharamshala, on the way to McLeod Ganj lies the St. John in the Wilderness Church. Surrounded by a dense forest of deodar trees, the church is an Anglican church dedicated to John the Baptist. It was built in the year 1852 and since then has survived an earthquake of a 7.8 magnitude.

St. John In The Wilderness Hours

  • Church is open on Sunday mornings for a weekly 10:00 am service. 

How To reach St. John In The Wilderness by Public Transport

  • Hiring an auto rickshaw is recommended.

Restaurants Near St. John In The Wilderness

  • Eateries present in McLeod Ganj market or in Naddi village.

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TripHobo Highlights for St. John In The Wilderness

  • St. John In The Wilderness Address: Road to Naddi Village from McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • St. John In The Wilderness Timing: 24-hrs
  • St. John In The Wilderness Price: Free
  • Best time to visit St. John In The Wilderness(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit St. John In The Wilderness: 00:30 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting St. John In The Wilderness

  • 95% of people who visit Mcleod Ganj include St. John In The Wilderness in their plan

  • 71.73% of people start their St. John In The Wilderness visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St. John In The Wilderness

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St. John In The Wilderness

People normally club together Bhagsunath Temple and Potala Handicraft Shop while planning their visit to St. John In The Wilderness.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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St. John In The Wilderness, Mcleod Ganj Reviews

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  • A very old cathedral which I have seen since my childhood days. Even now when I visit my hometown, I definitely go there. Must visit and contribute to the maintenance of the church. However lately, irresponsible people have destroyed the place completely. Garbage, empty beer bottles, chips packets and all are strewn all around. Please visit but do not kill this hidden treasure. Preserve it. Be responsible citizens.

  • A beautiful church, literally in the middle of the wilderness. A 10 minute walk from the main McLeodganj market. Walking is the best way to get there as there can be a lot of traffic. The church is compact and seems full of history. Services are held both in English and Hindi at different times. Visitors are welcome all day but can’t enter the main church area if a service is on. Well worth the visit.

  • One of the oldest church in North India. Built by the British during their reign. It has a cemetery in the backyard. Worth a visit.

  • St. John in the Wilderness is a cathedral Church built in 1852 and still is in a good condition... It's having a Graveyard aside it which is one of the kind ...The place is located along the way to McLaud Ganj ..So if you want to have a glimpse of an old monument do visit here ...The peace and relaxation are gift given to us by the almighty when we visit here ..If you want to sit back and relax under the shade of God this is the best place ...

  • Beautiful old monument located in the wilderness. It's a really old church. You can trek to the church or take local auto to reach there.

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