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Shrine Basilica Bandel

15 Portugese Church Street, Hooghly 712104, India
+91 33 2235 6863
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Bandel church

This place is commonly called Bandel Church by locals. I visited during Christmas and the church... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mainakbhadra
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Heritage site

It is one of the Best place of Chinsurah. It is a heritage site of this District. This is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AFORADI
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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15 Portugese Church Street, Hooghly 712104, India
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+91 33 2235 6863
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is commonly called Bandel Church by locals. I visited during Christmas and the church along with the field in front of it was well decorated

Thank mainakbhadra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the Best place of Chinsurah. It is a heritage site of this District. This is the second oldest church of the state.

Thank AFORADI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful to calm your mind. Best time to visit in winter but not in December or January as that period of time lots of people visit there. So that calmness not feels that time. Ganges is flowing next to the church. So that part...More

Thank Suspanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I am from this bandel I have visited this place many times. Though I am a Hindu but still I used to go their and sit inside the prayer hall for few minutes to fins peace. Its the oldest church in eastern India and...More

Thank AyanKalya
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The church is huge and uts a lovely place. Full of positive energy, calmness and charming as well. You can light candles and pray. Beautifully decorated. Clean and nice. You can visit with friends, family or loved ones if you like churches or calm places.

Thank Indrani S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Original Church must one of the Oldest in India having been built in 1599. The present church which is extremely popular and beautiful has replaced the old structure. Lots of people visit the church every day. Visiting hours of the church are 8 in the...More

Thank SatyendraGarg
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing beats the grandeur of this 15th century shrine in Bandel. Easily accessible by public transportation. Nearest railway stations : Bandel, Hooghly , Hooghly ghat

Thank Sourav S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visiting from Australia and the Bandel Church was an important part of the visit. Flew into Kolkatta from Delhi, flight was cramped, lucky it was only 2 hours. On arrival we were met by a gentleman by the name of Melvin Rixon (recommend by a...More

Thank margaretannemarsh
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Gives you peace of mind and the surrounding is amazing, with the ganges right in front of the church. From the top floor you an see the entire city. Lovely place. You can get lot of shops for food, lodging and...More

Thank Debabrata P
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

About an hours drive from the city of Calcutta, I try to visit at least once a year during the winter months. A pleasant drive, with good roads, one can easily try on Google maps to get you there. While it gets crowded on weekends,...More

Thank Natalie_Pote
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Snehajit D
Will Bandel church remain open on 25 December, 2016?? Timings please...
23 December 2016|
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Response from SSayantan85 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From morning itself.
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Jit24
Will the Church remain open tomorrow(Dec 25, 14)?
25 December 2014|
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Response from Shourjendra D | Reviewed this property |
It does remain open on that day and there is a nice display beside the lawn at the back depicting the birth of christ
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