Mother House

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  • Address: 54A, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3322497115
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Tomb, Heritage Building

The Mother House in Kolkata is where Mother Teresa has been laid to rest and it also houses her room and its items. This place is just like Mother was; simple and pure. More than what you see, what you experience at this place will stay with you forever. You can experience a feeling of contentment and your hope in humanity is rekindled when you visit this ashram. You can just sit at Mother’s tomb and meditate and feel like she is with you at that moment. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Kolkata itinerary 5 days.

  • Maintain peace.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.
  • Switch-off the cell phones within the premises.
  • Beware of beggars and touts, approach a sister of the house for guidance.

  • Closed on Easter Monday.

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  • Mother House Address: 54A, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Mother House Contact Number: +91-3322497115
  • Mother House Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Mother House Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mother House(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Mother House: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 63.61% of people who visit Kolkata include Mother House in their plan

  • 41.51% of people start their Mother House visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mother House

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

73.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mother House

People normally club together South Park Street Cemetery and Park Street while planning their visit to Mother House.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Never miss it, but be aware it is not a tourist place Never miss visiting this place if you are in Kolkata, but be aware it is not a tourist place. The whole place looks so humble and will give you an idea of the great work done by Mother and her people for the people of this world. Spend some silent moment at her burial place and in premise, you will feel as a better person. Saint Mother Theresa sacred place to those who understand what this lady was about - her love for the sick and dying in the slums and went beyond her call to duty to take care of them - a tribute well done at this her final resting place, with her room as it was when she lived there .. a chapel to have service and also just to communicate to your Lord

  • the house where mother Teresa lived and eventually passed away. its a semi museum with her used items, mementos, pictures, quotation. there's a prayer hall. the room where mother lived is still kept as is. a must see place in the heart of Kolkata. taking pictures not encouraged here.

  • The austerity of the place speaks volumes about the mother and the sisters still staying there. The place is spic and span and has a divine aura around it. The mother's room is still well maintained, so is her clothes and other belongings which are hardly anything. You also get an opportunity to view the Nobel award of the mother. Being a simple place, it is easy to miss from the main road, but you will be spot on if you follow the directions on google maps.

  • If you are in Kolkata don't miss this place if you are a lover of peace. People from any religion can visit this place. You can see for yourself the place were a noble peace prize winner lived. You can also read some of her books, quotes of Mother Teresa. You can hire a taxi from the prepaid taxi counter of Howrah railway station, it will cost you around 150. Taxi rates are much cheaper in Kolkata compared to other metros. DON'T MISS THIS MUST VISIT PLACE

  • This is a must go place while in Calcutta. This place has divinity and is an example of human greatness and love. In your silence while visiting Mothers House, you will feel her divine presence and feel piousness all around here. Has a museum on Mother's life, has her room and her tomb. A must go again.

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