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17 Feb 2016
“Skinner's Church - Impressive”
26 Sep 2015
“oldest church of delhi”
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Lothian Road, Kashmiri Gate, India
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

St James's Church - or Skinner's Church after Colonel JamesSkinner of Skinner's Horse -is a well maintained heritage building near the Kashmir Gate in Old Delhi. With links to the Indian Mutiny indicated by many plaques in memory of those who lost those lives in...More

Thank Sirmoor22
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Church of "Saint James" built by victorious British soldiers to thank the mercy of God after the bloody war of 1857

Thank Jaithevoyager
Reviewed 21 March 2015

St. James Church is believed to be the oldest surviving Church of Delhi. The beautiful imposing sturucture is a major landmark in North Delhi. Also, it has some really interesting stories associated with it. It was constructed by James Skinner, the son of a Scottish...More

Thank ChiefExplorers
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Somewhere to be visited along with the Nicholson Cemetery and Mutiny Monument for those interested in the history of the Mutiny/First War of Independence. There is quite a few items relating "Skinner's Horse" inside the church. There are also many moving memorial tablets on the...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 12 September 2014

The first church to come up in Delhi by Col. James Skinner; services on Sunday Mornings but visitors can go in and ask if they can be shown around. The beautiful stain glass windows are best seen with the rising sun behind then in the...More

Thank JaideepJR
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