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Churches of Goa

Basilica of Bom Jesus Church  Goa

Goa an extra ordinary holiday destination is wealthy of mind blowing beaches and intricate architectural churches. Actually the Goa churches are the examples of fine European architecture, made during the time of Portuguese. India Tour .These have always been an immense interest for both Indians and foreigners. Most of the Churches of Goa are constructed on the site of formers temples. Large groups of population of Goa are Christian from many generations. The churches showcases Goa’s rich social, cultural and religious life. The churches also contribute immense impact of Goa’s education and can be categorized as Archdiocese of Goa.

Basilica of Bom Jesus

Basilica of Bom Jesus is the most crowded church of Goa witness’s lakhs of pilgrims every year. This church in Goa is well known because the blessed relics of St.Francis Xavier (St.Francis Xavier, patron saint of Goa) are set aside in this church. Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa, constructed in 1605 and now been declared a world heritage monument. Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa shows a tiered front piece and are enclosed with discourses and pilasters. India Travel
The Church of Our Lady of Rosary
The Church of Our Lady of Rosary is the earliest church of Velha Goa or the Old Goa. It is situated west to the Basilica of the Bom Jesus, built of laterite and plastered with limewater. The roof of the church is cemented and supported by timber rafters. The church is festooned with two-storied portico. There remains two chapels and three alters, the main alter is devoted to Lady of the Rosary.

The Rachol Seminary
The seminary at Rachol in Goa was structured in 1576 and devoted to saint Ignatius Loyola- the creator of the Jesuit arrange, which remains in an outstanding condition. There is a uniform statue of Saint Constantine-the first Roman Emperor to covert people to Christianity. The famous seminary is bounded by the leftovers of moat- the old Muslim fort and extended rice fields.

The Se Cathedral Church GoaThe Se Cathedral
The Se Cathedral church in Goa is devoted to St. Catherine and successful in attracting a large array of people from all over the world. Today, the cross in Goa is gradually increasing. Previously, it was at Se Cathedral that the sacred relics of St. Francis Xavier were exposed to the community. Today Se Cathedral is the Largest Church, which took almost eighty years to complete.

Church of St. Francis of Assisi
Church of St. Francis of Assisi is a part of the archaeological museum, exhibits primitive substances from a remote tribal past. It’s a laterite block building and plastered with lime having two alters on either side. At the north of the main altars there exists a belfry and sacristy. The church of St. Francis of Assisi is positioned in old Goa, the magnificent example of religious art. St. Francis of Assisi and the other of Jesus on the Cross are two richly decorated statues of Goa accountable in making the place a worth visiting destination.

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