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Address: Munnar, India

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The CSI Church..

The Christ Church is steeped in history and had served an integral role in the colonial British era. Built of rough-hewn granite with un-plastered walls, it was constructed by the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Munnar, India
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Delhi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Love to visit church but it requires some maintenance work, a must visit place. check the timings before you want to get inside the church.

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Munnar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Christ Church is steeped in history and had served an integral role in the colonial British era. Built of rough-hewn granite with un-plastered walls, it was constructed by the British in 1910. The stained glass windows depicting the saints and Biblical characters lends the church its unique charm. It has a number of brass plaques in memory of British... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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193 attraction reviews
551 helpful votes 551 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Although we did not actually get to visit inside this church when walking around Munnar after our trek to Top Station, I was intrigued to see the 'triangle' of this church, the mosque and the temple standing so close together in the town centre. Would that this coexistence of different religions might be the model across the whole world.

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Milan, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Nothing really special about this church. Not very old, only some 100 years or so. Looks all like a typical English church, except that you have to take off your shoes before going inside, like in hindu temples. If you already saw many churches in Europe, you can easily skip this one.

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Gurgaon, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This church is little more than 100 years old & its oldness can be very deeply felt - at least I could feel it. It is build in stone, is famous for its stained glass windows, inscribed brass plates, benches made with rosewood, chandelier with elaborate decorations. It gives an old world feel that I totally loved. Those who love... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The church is definitely worth a visit, I spent quite some time reading through all the plaques bearing names of various donors, contributors, pastors, etc. who have left their mark in this place, over more than a century and a half. For me, this was the most exciting part of it - imagining how the lives of all these people... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Located in the main city, CSI church is a really old and a beautiful little church. It is situated at a high ground (read small hill) needing around 100 meters of driving/walking to it once you cross the security cabin located at road level. I chose to leave my car at the road level and climbed to it. It gives... More 

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Kochi, Kerala, India
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101 reviews 101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very good peaceful place. Old church with very old architecture and peaceful ambience. Nice to visit and walk around.

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India
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I was having a busy day in Munnar as I was on a work trip. By chance while I was on a business visit, I cam across the Christ Church. Nestled on the hill and practically hidden by all the buildings that have come up all over Munnar, this place was a peek into the history of India (pre-independence). I... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Very old church with traditional and old furniture. Very calm and atmosphere was very great.............................................................................

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