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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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I liked it. It was good for me. The Mashis might seem rude and impatient at first, but by the second or third day they open up.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Mother House was founded by Mother Teresa in 1950 after the break-up of India following the exit of the Raj. It is a very small and modest building which houses her very plain grave in the midst of the bustle of Kolkata. There is a lot of her memorabilia there with many of her hand-written notes in which you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

OK. Let's start with the fact that I am a devout atheist. I however ventured to the Mother House through curiosity and intended no disrespect. Christopher Hitchens' 'Hell's Angel: Mother Theresa' is worth a view on YouTube before you go however. Arrive informed is my principle. Anyway. It was something special to see the nuns in their white with blue... More 

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Indore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

the place was a little bit crowded and hat lots of people mayb e becuase it was a weekend and we dont like crowd overall good palce

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I liked it. It was good for me. The Mashis might seem rude and impatient at first, but by the second or third day they open up.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Enchanting to find congregation of people from various countries, dfferent walks of life and varried cast, creed and religion. The place still has the aura of Mother Teresa's holy service to the mankind

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I found it a very moving experience to see where Mother Theresa lived and worked. While most of us are familiar with many of her quotes I found i learnt a lot from the museum. I was moved to tears realising how much she sacrificed and the sincerity in which she did so. It was interesting to see that many... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The moment you walk into this humble building, the spirit of giving back and sharing love is palpable. The Sisters cheerfully hand out photos of Mother Teresa and guide you to her simple tomb. Her sparsely decorated room on the second floor sets the tone for this very moving experience. We left thinking out loud of how we can help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It is a holy place. Mother's tomb is on the ground floor and the chapel on the first. Opposite this is the simple room in which Mother lived. You can actually piece together her austere and simple life. You can ask the nuns in attendance for a blessed medal of Mother that you can keep in your wallet always. A... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A visit to this simple house that is the center or helping so many people is a must. Her place of rest in simple white marble is simple and dignified just like the women herself. It is closed between 12:00-3:00 for lunch.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Our main destination to Kolkata was to visit the only Chinatown in India. We found a brochure of interest places to visit in Kolkata which mentioned about Mother House. We were delighted about it since we heard so much about her and her wonderful work in helping people. The place made me feel peaceful. Had a chance to attend afternoon... More 

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