St. John's Church was built by the grave of Job Charnock, the founder of Kolkata. Set up in 1820, the church building has an impressive bearing, styled on Gothic lines. The graceful church is made completely of stone and is the initial example of British masonry in India. Inside the church there are, among other things, the famous paintings of "The Last Supper" by John Zoffany, a marvelous stained glass window, the paintings of the Passion of Christ and memorial tablets of prominent citizens through the ages.
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