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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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I found this church as a very attractive...old one with lot of history....photography is not allowed inside...one can find good peaceful time with god..

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Jammu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This an old church around 1600 AD Wood Architecture inside the church is best and awesome its well maintained church and you can spent some quite time their but the wood work done around their is best attraction and if you love wood work you will really like it Photography inside is not allowed but you acn take pics from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I found this church as a very attractive...old one with lot of history....photography is not allowed inside...one can find good peaceful time with god..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Built over a century ago, St. Paul's is definitely worth a visit. It has rich ornate wooden altars and is very well maintained. Boasts of Portuguese architecture and is very well maintained

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It was an unique experience to visit St.Paul's Church, The entry to the Church it self was very imposing , the wood carved door , the hand painted stations of the cross, the exquisite wooding alter , magnificent ceiling. It is really a place worth visiting would request the Govt to allocate funds for maintenance and restoration

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Vadodara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a wonderfully peaceful place, its a very old church...really nice.... do visit this place. Can be reached from Fort side as well as from the sea side.

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Anand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Being in Diu,Daman Or Goa,church is a must visit for me,not because I am religious but i love Heritage and old Portuguese touch in construction. I loved to see this place and click photograph of this ancient structure,we went inside. yeah... it is not allowed to take photograph but still i clicked some(shared here).I liked to see it was amazing..... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place is so ancient in its looks, feel and smell! A total Heritage place! The carved wood panels are superb! Visit in solitude to experience the bliss!

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bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A quaint and busy church. Has some very nice feel about it but needs a Face lift. There is no one to explain the history and you have to get your info from a board put out in the compound. It is a Heritage attraction and worth visiting as it is easily accessible.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A grand church which has beautiful wood work. More than a church its art work. Its beauty is in the details. Go and spend some time.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Good infrastructure but nothing much to explore Typical Portuguese church You can complete it within 10 mins though no cameras allowed

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Address: Fortside, Diu, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Daman and Diu  >  Diu

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