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Mount Mary Church

Bandra West, Mumbai (Bombay) 400050, India
(022) 26423152
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This is a beautiful Roman Catholic Church which is very famous for the week-long Bandra fair which takes place here every year in September.
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Madrid, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The Church is located in Bandra, it is a very famous church and its a landmark. The Church is decorated beautifully during the month of Christmas and you can visit the Church in September when the Fest is happening

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mumbai
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Mt Mary church as commonly known is named The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount located in Bandra West The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated here on the first Sunday after 8 September, the birthday of the Virgin Mary. The feast is followed by a week long celebration known locally as the Bandra Fair and is... More

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Bangalore, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I visit this church once every year, generally in October. Pros: Beautiful Architecture. It gives a feel as if you are in a church in Rome. The outer structure is of stones and the inside consists of beautiful paintings depicting the life of Jesus. Very quiet and peaceful and you surely feel as if God is beside you. The altar... More

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The church is gorgeous. It was nice to be able to go inside to find some peace from the hectic city. I took a rickshaw from Juhu Beach, where I was staying, which cost about 150 rupees. There are many vendors outside, selling candles, religious items, and snacks. People leave candles and other items on the altar. There is also... More

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Brisbane
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The church was very beautiful but not worth a visit-if obviously had an amazing community spirit but as a. I siting coming, it did not have any impact

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Definitely go see this if you want to feel the Catholic influence in this area. You can see how the devotion to Mary is somewhat the same as the devotion to the Hindu goddesses. This is an easy walk up the hill, and across the street are other little churches, including a well mainitained Protestant church that the Enlish left... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Its a peaceful place located close to bandra bandstand, its always relaxing visitin this place, spendin a peaceful time n then enjoyin the beauty of the nature on bandstand..If u r afraid of eunuchs stay away from bandstand.

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Goa, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, more commonly known as Mount Mary Church, is a Roman Catholic Basilica located in Bandra, Mumbai.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is always one point of attraction if you need some time out and relax. Its a very beautiful and crowded place at the time of the year when there is a Fair to celebrate the Feast of the Nativity(birth) of Mother Mary. This is a annual celebration(in the month of September) where all families and people come here in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It was an area where we were not hassled by beggars and the atmosphere was very spiritual. The church was being prepared for the anniversary of the statue

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