CSI Christ Church in Munnar

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The old CSI Christ Church is the headquarters of the CSI Munnar Pastorate with over thousand Tamil families and 18 outstation churches. The church, counted amongst the most revered sites in Munnar, was built in AD 1910 by the British. This holy site is popular for its exquisite stained glass windows. Besides, it has engraved brass plaques that were made in the memory of the tea planters.

The site of the church was formally consecrated by Rt. Rev. Noel Hodges on 15th April 1900 on the occasion of Easter. The church’s foundation stone was laid in March 1910 by Sir A.K. Muir and inaugurated on 16th April 1911 by Rev. W.F.B Hoysted, the then priest. When the British left Munnar in 1981, they handed over the charge of the church to CSI North Kerala Diocese.

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    CSI Christ Church is an iconic edifice in Munnar that boasts of elegant architecture and interiors. The massive glass windows and the serene surroundings are worth capturing! So don't forget to carry a camera while visiting this captivating place.

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Munnar, Idukki, 685602, Kerala