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Address: 54/A A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 016, India
Phone Number: 91-33-2249-7115
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When I visited Kolkata, this place was in my top wish list to watch, when I reached it I felt my self so happy and my friend who is a more religious guy sits beside me and says... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

When I visited Kolkata, this place was in my top wish list to watch, when I reached it I felt my self so happy and my friend who is a more religious guy sits beside me and says this place has great Positive energy don't know this is not my religion or nothing. It's a feeling I never got from... More 

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Aizawl, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

For those who have visited this place will surely inspired by the life and works of Mother Teresa and her co-workers, and will remember Mother as a gift to human beings by God, especially to India. A visit to this place always strengthens and gives me a desire to become a blessing for my fellow human beings

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Udaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Visited there in evening...genuinely must to watch place.each and every thing of her is still saved...her pen,diary even her bed and all belongings. at that time entrance to her room was closed,but a very cooperative mam was there,she allowed and opened lock to her room....a nice experience after visiting there.great...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

You must go this place if you go to Kolkata! It is amazing to see what she had done. I’m not a Christian by religion, but really respected the work she has done to the community. The original place is hidden behind the main road and side alleyway entrance, but it was nice calm and cool when you get in.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We visited Mother Teresa's house in Kolkata This is certainly humbling and soothing experience. place has her tomb, small room where her belongings have been preserved and has information about her life and the room where she lived for most part of her life. There are many other activities that are going around the place but visitors do not have... More 

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I have seen this place at Mother House, and thought well of it, except that I knew then already that she gave a bad name to Kolkata the world over, until I watched Christopher Hitchins talk on youtube: Mother Teresa: Hell's Angel. It is completely misunderstood what she really did, and used as propaganda for the Catholic Church. The good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I am not a religious person but visiting here definitely leaves you feeling something spiritual. The work and dedication Mother but in to help people is amicable. Watching the sisters pray at her tomb was almost emotional. Amazing and educational, can't imagine how Influential the experience would be on someone religiously inclined. Definitely worth a visit even if not though!

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A place to witness and a must visit place during your visit to Kolkata, I want to share that I have visited earlier when Mother Teresa was alive and interacted with her regarding doing charitable medical service at her place at Lucknow, then I also received a beautiful affectionate letter from her, and every words has a great meaning ,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Although there is much noise outside the Mother House, inside is so peaceful. It was humbling to see all the wonderful work she did throughout her life with the poor and destitute people of India. It was nice to sit by her tomb and contemplate in silence, very Spititual place indeed. Blessed indeed to have been able to visit.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was here on a very warm day, sweated my way through the exhibits etc. Miserably uncomfortable, despite all the fans. Totally worth it. When I think of the people who live and work here, in these stifling conditions, to give to others as they can, I am uplifted and rejuvinated. Highly recommend.

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