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One of the oldest and most popular places in North 24pgs West Bengal kolkata. Place is very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rakesh s
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The church is a must visit

While there are other things to do in Bandel as well, the Basilica of the Holy Rosary is a must... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest and most popular places in North 24pgs West Bengal kolkata. Place is very nice and clean.

Thank Rakesh s
Reviewed 3 July 2018

While there are other things to do in Bandel as well, the Basilica of the Holy Rosary is a must visit. Plan in advance (and if you’re Christian), you can even hire rooms there and it’s a miraculous place of pilgrimage. You can also go...More

Thank Natalie1204
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I was skeptical to know that the church dates back approx. the same time as the church of Goa. After visiting the place, I would definitely recommend everyone to visit.The construction is distinctly Portuguese. The mast of the ship from the shipwreck is still preserved...More

Thank Tanmay C
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Here is very rush every day, road on full of vahicle, footpath is so many people use . Good area. I have visited many many time.

Thank Camper762149
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This was our first family trip to this church takes 1.5 hrs by mail train,get down to Bandel station and take auto rickshaw who takes INR 50 to reach this beautifully architecture church sounded by big area,this is Catholic church opened on 1660. The prayer...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The visit to the church was beautiful. The tiles of the church from the outside had a shine to it that made it look so beautiful. I enjoyed the garden view but I think they are renovating the garden a little bit. It is a...More

Thank Brivka23
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Had been here many times since boyhood. Then schools from Calcutta in 70 or 80's used to visit this place with their students.So people or tourists in general have become less interested about his place or its suburbs. Problem lies about advertising a product/place. This...More

Thank 1968_06
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Here I am telling only on Hansehswari Temple, which lesser known than Bandel Church. Hansehswari Temple is a Hindu Temple of goddess Hangseswari. Here the deity is worshipped as Maa Hansehswari, which is a form of Maa Kali. The temple was built by Raja Nrisingha...More

3  Thank Kajal N
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Most desired attraction of lucknow city. very beautiful historic monument built scientifically. Enjoyed a lot in bhool bhulaiya and learned various intrersting facts and history of the monument. The whole monument has various inticate balconies and beautiful garden. Worth spending 2-3 hours. Must visit.

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

BBC Travel had a short write-up a while ago on another non-British suburb (Chandannagar) of Kolkata on a thread about colonial heritage. Out of curiosity (and also a desire to try Indian Railways commuter trains), the reviewer passed through all of those non-British suburbs (in...More

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24 December 2017|
Response from Brivka23 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the church is open for all religions to come visit not only Christians.
14 February 2017|
Response from KaushikNandy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for replying late. There are hotels available for lunch opposite of the church.
15 January 2017|
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