The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, which is more commonly called Mount Mary Church, is a Roman Catholic Basilica – a stunning structure in stone that stands out in everything you could think of, including magnificence, an abode of harmony, hope, and reassurance.
Millions of devotees as well as tourists flock to the church to receive graces from the Lady of the Mount. This ancient church was built in 1640 and then reconstructed in 1761.
What makes this church even more incredibly beautiful is that it is located atop a hill called ‘Sunderban Bandra’ overlooking the majestic Arabian Sea. It is strongly believed that this church has great healing powers. That is the reason why it is visited by many devotees on a daily basis. Some also believe that those who pray from the bottom of their heart get their wishes fulfilled. Tourists visiting Mumbai from any part of the world make sure they flock to this famous church while touring around town.
Availability of Guides
Well, the church does not require a guide. If you are really willing to learn about the history and architecture of the Mount Mary Church, you can have an interaction with locals and church authorities.
Best Time to Visit Mount Mary Church
September is the best time to pay a visit to Mount Mary Church. The eighth of this month is celebrated as the birthday of Virgin Mary by Catholics scattered in every nook and corner of the world. The celebration, which is commonly called Bandra Fair, entices thousands of people to be a part of the celebration.