Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue

Synagogue in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Built in 1884, and tenderly maintained by the city’s dwindling Jewish community, this white and indigo-trimmed synagogue emerged from under years of scaffolding in 2019, restored to its original 19th century color scheme. It now dazzles inside with neoclassical splendour, awash in Burmese teakwood furnishings and Victorian stained glass. Staff are friendly, but it’s protected by very heavy security - bring a copy of your passport to gain entry.

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