St John the Baptist Church, Mumbai

Published date: 22/03/2024
  • Location: SEEPZ, Andheri East, Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
If you want to just sit in a church and peace out, St John the Baptist Church is perfect for you. But, it has a catch. Built by Portuguese Jesuits in 1579 and abandoned after a plague in 1840, it is said to be one of the most haunted places in Mumbai! Yes, you read that right. Many believe it was haunted by the spirit of a young bride, who killed herself or was killed, for nearly 300 years, and only after an exorcism was performed in 1977, was the ruining church finally rid of her. Those who dare to come here will see what is left of its round-arched gates that lead to what would have been a pillared hall. With greenery creeping up everywhere, it is a treat for the senses, especially the eyes.

Location: SEEPZ, Andheri East, Mumbai

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