St. John In The Wilderness, Mcleod Ganj

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  • Address: Road to Naddi Village from McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
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About St. John In The Wilderness, Mcleod Ganj

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 Opening and Closing 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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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

  • 58.99% of people start their St. John In The Wilderness visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

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

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

94.05% 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.

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St. John In The Wilderness, Mcleod Ganj Reviews

  • A church befitting its name. The best time to visit is early morning before it gets really crowded. Reading plaques and epitaphs take you back into history. The quality of construction of 19th century dwarfs that of today. The graves around the church add up to the historical importance. A good parking is available but in the absence of any board etc people end up parking on roadside.

  • A holy place which was developed almost a century ago and is one of the tourist location in mcleadgunj. People come here to visit the church and read it's historical existence. The Rev John Nathaniel served as a true servant of God here and died in 7 Feb 1959. The church was developed by the brother of soldiers who died in 1914 - 1918 war.

  • Historic place describing it's older times when British rule was there and we were slaves to them It's beautiful must go to see it The architecture is good and stable untill now after approximately 150 years

  • Awesome place to visit here with family and friends.... Peaceful... Natural beauty... Old Church here St John's Wilderness

  • One of the oldest church of the region. If you have taken a tourist bus, get down to enjoy this beautiful place.

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