Mother House, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Mother House is the site of Mother Teresa's tomb and contains a small museum dedicated to the founder of the Missionaries of Charity. The simple white tomb is always covered with flowers and heartwarming messages written in yellow petals. See sandals and saris the humanitarian wore on her many missions, and visit the room in which she slept on a camp bed. Take a picture under the statue of Mother Teresa, holding a rosary in one hand and blessing the visitors with the other. Take a look at our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip generator to schedule your visit to Mother House and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Go here to calm yourself, have a humbling experience and feel the serenity of the place. You can donate clothes or other items for the use by less privileged people.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    We volunteered here for the day. We went to mass at 6am and then joined 30 other volunteers for breakfast of tea, bananas and bread. The sisters are all very nice and mass was amazing to experience he...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    felt so great after visiting mother house - one can know so much about her lifestyle . house has her belongings , pictures and great work she had done during her lifetime . place is quite and calm .  more »
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  • June 21, 2017
    Mother Teresa's home. A silent place to pray. The belongings of Mother is still there, the room she lived and her resting place. Some of the great things she did is mentioned there. her noble prize and many more
  • June 28, 2017
    Love this place very much.. whenever i visit this place i feel the power of religion.. Here even all people a helpful and loving.
  • June 5, 2017
    Super humbling to see Mother Theresa's room and final resting place. Museum is small but poignant. Nuns at the house are super nice and speak English well. Highly recommended if in Kolkata.
  • May 28, 2017
    Calm place. It has the tomb of mother teresa. Opens for public from 9 am to see the room of her and to see her belongings. No eateries around, hence eat and go. Close by a bakery is there but he sells old stale stuff, but you can buy bottled water.
  • May 2, 2017
    You can feel the warmth of the great soul who served humankind with such great passion. It's like you almost feel HER presence there. SHE lived in such simple surroundings, never used even a fan in HER room.

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