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Address: Mother House A J C Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
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+91 33 2249 7115
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Peaceful place for worship

We arrived and was told that it was closed for mass and to return at 6pm, we asked if we could join in the prayers but they said there was not enough space yet we saw other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shirllin C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived and was told that it was closed for mass and to return at 6pm, we asked if we could join in the prayers but they said there was not enough space yet we saw other Caucasian tourists were allowed in. We arrived at 545pm and the sister told us they were closed, only after a few words she... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel this is also a must visit for visitors to Kolkata. Very unassuming and quiet place. A tribute to Mother Terresa. Can offer and pray peacefully and pay respect to the Mother.

Varanasi, India
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best places to have some awesome foods, the place is best in its class. services are good.

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Seremban, Malaysia
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203 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the home of Mother Theresa where she lived the last 50 or so years of her life. Her small bed with a simple bed and mattress was simple and reflected Mother Theresa as a person with such humility and only cared for the well being of others who needed help and comfort. She was laid to rest here... More 

Kurseong, India, Asia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think Mother Teresa would have liked it this way.Simply decorated. This house resonates with her immortal presence. Hope they keep it this way.

Thank Anshumanafsa
Coolum Beach, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mother house looks after young children with serve disability and feeds the poor. We visited and made a donation and we were asked if we wanted to visit the children. We did and it brought tears to my eyes. It was so good seeing these children, many who could not walk being nursed and stimulated by volunteers and local... More 

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Chonburi, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The monastery of St. Theresa is the place we're they feed people who are hungry and give medicine to the sick for free. The monastery is not the place where you can see the tomb of St. Theresa. It's actually located on the other building like 5 mins walk to each other on the same street. The room of mother... More 

Thank franciscyril
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mother House is indeed a place for pilgrimage. One just has to concentrate and feel how even today Mother really blesses all .

Thank Partha R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit does not take long as there is little to see, you are mainly visiting because of who lived and worked there.

Thank jjaf
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This modest dwelling, tucked away down a small alleyway, is where Mother Teresa worked and also where she lived, eventually died and is buried. There is a display of photos giving an overview of her life and works. Nuns still work in the property.

Thank Madeleine J

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