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“know more about Mother Teresa” 4 of 5 stars
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Mother House
54/A A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 016, India
91-33-2249-7115
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“know more about Mother Teresa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

If you're interested in knowing more about the life and works of Mother Teresa, this is a good place. Check opening hours before going.

Visited April 2015
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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“A blessed place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

I visited Mother House at a time when it was closed to visitors, but in spite of this I was greeted warmly and allowed to come inside. The sister took me to Mother Teresa's tomb and even allowed me to see her room. Photographs cannot be taken anywhere except the tomb.
The place is clean, quiet and so peaceful. The sisters go about their work silently and speak in muted tones.
I truly admire them for their humility and service to all those who come to their doors for help. So inspiring!

Visited April 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“You can still feel presence of Mother”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Must spend some of your time to visit this house where you could feel the spirituality.You can observe how all the Sister's have devoted their lives.

Visited December 2014
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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“Must visit for the Tranquility and Peace”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A visit to Kolkata wouldn't have been complete without visiting Mother House.

Locating the place was easy, almost everyone knows about it. The place is non-descript, you can walk right by it without noticing the significance or importance of it.

A nun of the Missionaries of Charity greeted us as walked in and guided us on what we should do. The Museum which displays Mother's artifacts was awesome, her Nobel Peace Prize certificate/citation, her letters and photos, etc. were just fantastic to see/read.

It was good to sit in the prayer hall and see others bowing their heads in reverence.

Mother's room was sparcely furnished, clearly showed how much she cared for others first and not just her.

Overall, a very good place to visit, if you respect Mother Teresa for whatever she did to this world when she was alive and for whatever the Missionaries of Charity are doing after she has gone.

The visit should not take more than 2 hours.

Visited April 2015
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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“Quick tour, helpful people”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We visited the place on a Thursday, when the museum is supposed to be generally closed (according to the information outside the house). People there were however kind to allow us in for few minutes as we had gone specially to visit. There is a museum and Mother Teresa's tomb that you can visit inside Mother's house. In the museum, there is also a file with Mother Teresa's speech for the Nobel Prize that she got. The place is clean, quite and peaceful. On our way out, we got a small booklet and a medallion from them.

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