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One Of The Oldest Church In The Country Which Indicates The Architectural Skill Of Dinemars. Beatiful Painting And Decoration And Peaceful Atmosphere Overwhelm. It Is Just Beside The Ganges. Easy To Go From Bandel Station By Auto/Toto/Rickshaw Etc. May Do Picnic Outside Periphery Of The...More
Situated on the bank of Ganges this Portuguese church is the oldest in West Bengal. Opening 8am and closing 4.50 pm. You can hire an auto rickshaw or cycle rickshaw to reach the church from Bandel railway station. If you come by shared auto or...More
Heard about this old church set by Portuguese in mouth of River Hooghly. Portuguese and Spanish explorers went on sea voyages on Papal order to find new countries and convert the inhabitants into christiniaty,
It was a drive thro shops and village stores after driving...More
One of the oldest churches in West Bengal, India. It is situated in Bandel, Hooghly district. Distance of about 50 kilometres from Kolkata international airport. Nearest Railway station being Bandel on the Howrah-Bardhaman suburban route.
It is the Basilica of Holy Rosary. A memorial to...More
The Basilica (minor) of the Holy Rosary or Bandel Church is one of the oldest churches in West Bengal, India. Mother Mary is venerated here as Our Lady of Happy Voyage. This Church is associated with more than one incident interpreted as Divine intervention.
An hour drive away from Calcutta, this church is quite a pleasant drive on a weekend. On Sunday there are masses through the day - English mass being at 11. Rooms may be booked by Christians, on obtaining a letter from their parish priest. The...More
This church is one of the well maintained and peaceful place in Hooghly. This church is a perfect example of great architecture of indo-duch era's.
You can find ample parking space near by ( Paid Parking ) . Many options for restaurant's and fooding zones....More
Dedicated to our lady of the Holy Rosary, there is also a shrine dedicated to our lady of happy voyage. Legend has it that when sailors were drowning at sea, our lady appeared to them and saved them. They built the church in Her honour...More
Commonly known as the Bandle Church, an oldest church in West Bengal, in, the eastern part of India is standing as a memorial of the Portuguese settlement in Bengal. It was established in the year 1599, a marvelous exibit of the harritage structure.