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Kanpur Memorial Church

Kanpur Memorial Church

Kanpur Memorial Church, Visit Kanpur Memorial Church of Uttar Pradesh, Temple tour of Kanpur Memorial Church, ReligiousThe Kanpur Memorial Church built in 1875. It was designed by Walter Granville. This Memorial Church is popularly known as All Soul's Cathedral. This Gothic style building has fine discolored glass windows and interesting memorials. There is a Memorial Garden on the eastern side. There is an engraved gothic screen, designed by Henry Yule and in the center there is a beautifully carved figure of an angel by Baron Carlo Marochetti, representing the 'symbol of peace'. The Cemetery has a number of graves from the late 19th century. The interiors of the church are decorated with the monuments to the mutiny, including several memorial tablets. In the part enclosure to the east of the church is the Memorial Garden, approached through two gateways. The Memorials were relocated here after independence in 1948.

The Military Cemetery on the edge of the cantonment contains a number of exciting graves from the late 19th century. Kanpur is a favorite centre of activities of stalwarts like Nanarao Peshwa, Sardar Bhagat Signh, Tantiya Tope and Chandrashekhar Azad among others. Kanpur is also the birth place of Shyamlal Gupta 'Parshad', composer of the famous patriotic dittsy 'Vijayee' Great Hindi leterateurs like Acharya Mahavir Parasad Dwivedi, Pratap Narain Mishra, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Acharya Gaya Prasad Shukla 'Sanehi' and Balkrishna Sharma 'Navin' are having hailed from here. A visit to the attractive Kanpur Memorial Church brings visitors the gloomy truth of India's struggle for Independence.

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