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Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai 400005, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Afghan Church, in the Navy Nagar, the South most area of Mumbai, has beautiful Gothic Arches and stained glass windows, worth seeing.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank charoos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Church of St. John the Evangelist, better known as the Afghan Church is an Anglican Church in Mumbai, India, built by the British to commemorate the dead of the First Afghan War and the disastrous 1842 retreat from Kabul. Memorials and laid up regimental...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Also known as the Church of St John the Evangelist, the Afghan Church in Navy Nagar Colaba was built in the honour of the soldiers who laid down their lives in the First Afghan War .With beautiful stained glass paintings this cathedral is an amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Padmini S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It usually remains close and opens only on a specific days during months that too on Saturday and Sunday for morning prayers. It looks like an isolated place but it's glass windows are masterpiece of 19th century.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful heritage structure but lying in a very bad state. It is dilapidated and sadly nothing is done by BMC to restore it. It can be done up and can become a landmark for places of tourist interest in South Mumbai.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank narula2015
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I went on a Full Day City Tour today which included a visit to the Afghan Church innColaba. It is certainly an impressive building from the outside and full of history on the inside - one of Mumbai’s best and, despite the ongoing refurbishment work...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Afghan Church is a landmark of historical and archaeological significance in South Mumbai. Located at the tip of Colaba in Navynagar,one can admire the beautiful building from outside even if one reaches late & doesn't get a chance to go inside the Church. Comes alive...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nitsj76
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is a beautiful church located in Colaba, at the base of Navy Nagar. It was decorated so grandly as I was there about a week before Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Afghan Church located almost at the very tip of Colaba, is a beautiful architectural gem. The stained glass windows are well preserved and detailed. The roof is akin to the churches in England. Only drawback would be that the church does not have predictable visiting...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gal_Explorer
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We reached here a little before midnight and we got a chance to see the choir practising for the christmas mass. The decorations were good and in sync with the surroundings, but not over the top. The interiors can do with some sprucing up and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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It’s the tourist central of the city with a liberal
dose of rich history, iconic eating and drinking
joints and artistic connections that have found
prominent mentions in Gregory
David Roberts’
Shantaram. Stroll down Colaba Causeway for kitschy
street shopping
bargains. Take a break at the many
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