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Address: Fortside, Diu, India
Description: On the fort side of Diu town is the island's last remaining...
On the fort side of Diu town is the island's last remaining fully-functional church, St Paul's. Completed in 1610, the church has an excellent baroque facade and a very fine selection of wooden panelling and furniture inside, including an extravagantly carved 400 year old pulpit.
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...just like most churches and religious places are. Interesting architecture that's a mix with Gothic

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

...just like most churches and religious places are. Interesting architecture that's a mix with Gothic

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Diu, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Same as shimla church....same as goa church...same as mumbai church..same as any other church....missed to see the confession room...:(

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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had been walking from the fort along the coast to Goa's three historical churches. First to St.Francis, then to St.Thomas and finally to St.Paul's, the masterpiece. On our walk through Diu we were impressed how clean everything was, very different from all the places we had been to in Gujarat (or most other places in India). Maybe it helped... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is an old church established in the 16th century by the Portuguese.Nice place to visit with family and friends and is also beside the museum and hence can be visited in one go.

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Jamnagar, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A very beautiful Portuguese architecture church in heart of city. Very well maintained and beautiful interiors. Very classy wood work inside it. Ambience is too good.

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Shillong, Meghalaya, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Portugese architecture typical. Reminds of churches in Goa. Great ambiance. The engineering of the structure is another thing to check.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is a 400 years old structure and definitely worth a visit. Ouch it's quite small in size but the wood work inside is classy and the entire place gives quite a soothing feeling and makes you sit inside in prayer for some time

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

You stand inside the church, look at the beatiful ceiling, the alter, the pews and you can almost feel the art and culture of the place as they were a few hundred years ago. It's breathtakingly beautiful. Must see.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

You can visit and or pray here. The interior is kept the way it was decades back. Donate to charity. No photos please.

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Pune, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Artistically designed picturesque church which is a testament to the colonial heritage of Diu. Along with Diu fort this is a must visit place.

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