Visit Mother Teresa's house and Churches of Kolkata
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Visit Mother Teresa's house and Churches of Kolkata

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Pass By: Five Senses Tours, 20/C Kshetra Mohan Naskar Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700040 India


Stop At: St Andrews Church, 15, B. B. D. Bagh, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

8 AM St Andrews Church

Our first destination is St Andrew’s Church which is also known as the Kirk. Completed in 1818 it is the only Scottish church in Kolkata. Designed by M/s Burn, Currie & Co. its steeple was higher than that of the then Anglican Cathedral of Calcutta St. John’s Church. Bishop Middleton was much annoyed with this. Our guide will elaborate more on the controversy regarding the spire which ruffled many feathers!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, 1A, Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700071 India

St. Paul’s Cathedral

We visit the first Episcopal Church of the eastern world, St Paul’s Cathedral. It took 8 years to build this masterpiece. Bishop Wilson consecrated St Paul’s Cathedral on 8th October 1847. Guest will find a strong resemblance to the famed Norwich Cathedral especially with its Gothic stained glass windows and frescoes in Florentine Renaissance style. We will get to see sculptures and like the “Episcopal Throne” and an ornamented wall – Reredo, carved with incidents from the life of St. Paul.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: South Park Street Cemetery, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

South Park Cemetery

South Park Cemetery was the largest Christian cemetery outside Europe and America in the 19th century. This 8-acre necropolis has 1900 graves belonging to prominent British citizens and high officials of the East India Company. One of the better-maintained tombs is that of Sir William Jones, who first came to India in 1783 as a Supreme Court Judge, later founded the Asiatic Society and translated important Sanskrit scriptures such as the Bhagwad Gita into English.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Mother House Of the Missionaries Of Charity, 54A, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Rd, Ripon Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016, India

Peace & Tranquility at Mother’s House

We visit Mother’s House, the erstwhile residence of Mother Teresa who had dedicated her entire life to the care of the underprivileged. This building is also the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity the organisation founded by Mother Teresa. We will see the sisters of Missionaries of Charity at work for the upliftment of the underprivileged, visit a museum with Mother Teresa’s belongings and pay our respects at the tomb of our Angel of Mercy.

3 PM- Drop back to hotel after lunch

Duration: 1 hour

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  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (All city hotels)
  • Full time guide / cultural evangelist
  • Entry/Admission - St Andrews Church
  • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - South Park Street Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - The Mother House Of the Missionaries Of Charity
Not included
  • Drinks
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


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