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Mother House

Address: 54/A A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 016, India
Phone Number: 91-33-2249-7115
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lochmaddy, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We found Kolkata to be noisy, dirty and extremely harsh on our throats. The trip we made to Mother House was a high light. The moment you enter within the walls you can feel the calm, Love and peace here. There is a statue of Mother Teresa that invokes her essences to the point of bringing tears to my eyes.... More 

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Doha
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I read Mother's biography and was intrigued to visit her residence in Kolkata.. I bow my head to the humanitarian who dedicated her life to the people of Kolkata.. Whilst in Kolkata and place to visit...

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Mangalore, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the Mother House in mid February 2015 mainly to show my daughter who is about six and half years old. She had completed a module on Mother Teresa in a Value education classes so when we visited Kolkata, we wanted to show her the place where Mother lived and worked. The tomb is simple yet inspiring. It was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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192 reviews 192 reviews
102 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

inspirational to see the small place that Mother Theresa lived and worked Very interesting to read the information in the room that followed her life and work.. A serene place and very fitting

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A great stop with a simple shrine to Mother Theresa. It was worth the stop and recommended. Note, the women who congregate outside as "guides" are not employed by Mother House and will demand money when you leave.

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Havelock, North Carolina
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you knew anything of the women, come see her order, where she lived, her room and her tomb. The sisters are still doing her good work. Toss a few dollars in the pot to help. In India a little goes a long way.

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Padua, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Worth a visit so you can see what she does /did. There is a nice display of her lifes works her tomb is here as well so you can sit and say a few words . The simple chapel is worth to see and say a prayer in .

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Ibiza, Spain
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

inside Mother Theresa house there's a small museum about Mother Theresa's life, you can see her bedroom (from outside) and pay tribute to her tomb. There's a very nice and strong peace feeling in this very simple place.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

They do really good work, it is a much needed hospice. It had a good atmosphere. It is located right next to

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Berkeley, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Not much to add to other reviewer's comments. Be careful though, it closes from 12noon-3pm. I showed up at 12:30, unaware of this, and managed to sit with Mother Teresa's tomb, but that was it. I also found it odd to read a sign in the entry way asking that visitors NOT give beggars out in the street any money.... More 

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