The covers are off: Inside Kala Ghoda's restored 'blue' synagogue
The reopened Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue, built in 1884, allows non-Jews to participate in prayer too, but upon ID verification since it is under a terror threat
Image by : Mexy Xavier
For years, the synagogue sported a sky-blue hue, brought about by years of blue washing. The conservation team, led by restoration architect Abha Narain Lambah, found that its obscured original colour scheme was from a clean Porbandar stone, closer to a shade of indigo. The synagogue was built in the Classical Revival Style, with decorative Victorian interiors.