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
Many religious symbols were found obscured, stencilled in bands on the walls—grape vines, citron fruit and the Star of David, for instance—and have been restored. The interior design has elements similar to other iconic Mumbai buildings built around the time, such as the BMC headquarters and the Bhau Daji Lad Museum.