Mount Mary ChurchCurrently Closed
- Address: Mt Mary Rd, Mt Mary, Bandra West, Mumbai, MH 400050, India
- Timings: 08:00 am - 08:30 pm Details
- Phone: 022-26423152
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
As a follower of Roman Catholic faith, the Mount Mary Church is the oldest one in the entire Mumbai, in Bandra. It has a beautiful statue of the Virgin Mary made of pure basalt. Regular prayer takes place and many Christians across the Mumbai throng in the church to join the prayer. This five hundred year old church has a inscription on its wall called, 'The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount'. On the coast of the Arabian Sea, the church is located amidst natural vegetation.
A myth that the church has healing abilities exists. Many people who are suffering from incurable diseases come to the church with a waxen figure of the disease in the hope of getting cured. The famous Bandra Fair which is celebrated for a week is perhaps the church’s most famous aspect. The beautiful view of the sunset in the evening from the church also makes it a popular tourist destination. Daily Confessions take place in the church inside secret cubicles. The interiors of the church are old and the unique style is worth nothing. There are many shops outside the church selling pictures and idols of the Virgin Mary. Many handicrafts are sold which reflect the Marathi culture. The scenic beauty adds the earnest devotion of the pilgrims in the right proportion.
- Visit the church next to Mount Mary.
- You get candles in shapes of your wishes- for example if you want to pray for your family, take a family candle. Do take a look at them and light one of them at the church.
- Entry is free.
- Take a train to the Bandra Station and then take a cab to the church.
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20.19% of people who visit Mumbai include Mount Mary Church in their plan
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30% of people start their Mount Mary Church visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Mount Mary Church
94.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mount Mary Church
*This place is peaceful. *People say if you pray here truly from your heart. She will fulfill your wishes and your prayers will give you results. *I had that experience many time. *And it Near bandstand and cater road makes it more interesting and visit more. *Also sunset can be watched.
This place reminded me of long walks in the by lanes of Rome, Italy. The Roman Catholic culture prevails here. The basalica is robust and the buttresses bear the name of the contributors and well wishers. The premises of the church is extremely clean and a staff so very polite. There is ample parking space in here, people of a faith visit this holy place!!
Mount Mary Church, also referred to as Mount Mary’s Basilica, stands atop a hillock in Bandra. Overlooking the expansive Arabian Sea, this beautiful church is visited and re-visited by countless devotees and tourists from places near and far. Although the present building is around 100 years old, the history behind the statue of Mother Mary dates back to the 16th century. Jesuit priests brought this statue from Portugal and built a chapel. This small basilica was later renovated to its current semi-Gothic form, which does fascinate every onlooker. The church is popular for a week-long festival of Mother Mary in the month of September. It is an ideal place for peace-seekers and those who love to explore Colonial architectural.
Mount Mary Church is a Basilica in Mumbai. All religion people come here to worship mother Mary. Holy feast is celebrated in the month of September for one week. It starts on Second Sunday with morning mass for full week and Ends on third Sunday. People from different religions come and worship and enjoy the feast from different parts of Mumbai. Come and worship mother Mary and get her blessings. Mother Mary bless you all
This is lovely place... beautiful amazing architecture.. u can feel the god power... feeling satisfy.. in mumbai crowd u can feel nature here.. ❤❤