Mount Mary Church, Bandra

Mount Mary Church was built in 1640. During the Marathas raid, the church was destroyed in 1738. Later it was rebuilt in 1761. It is also known as Basilica Of Our Lady of the Mount is devoted to Virgin Mary.

History
The story of the current statue of “Our Lady” dates back to the 16th century. It is when Jesuit priests from Portugal brought the statue to the current location and constructed a chapel. The church is made from British architecture and a beautiful semi – gothic structure, situated about 80 metres above sea level facing Arabian Sea.

Mount Mary Fare:
This church is more famous due to Mount Mary Fair which takes place in Bandra. Hence also known as Bandra Fair. It is a week long celebration where thousands of people visit daily. On the event of Virgin Mary birthday, the fair is celebrated on the first Sunday after 8th September.

Address:
Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050.
Phone: 022 2642 3152

How to reach
Bandra Station is the nearest station to the church.

BEST Bus from Bandra Station: Route no. 211 & 214

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