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Church of St. Francis of Assissi

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Address: North Goa District | Nr. Archaeological Museum, Panaji 403402, India

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Wonderful architecture & Museum

This was my second visit. Situated in calm and beautiful Old Goa. History buffs should enjoy the museum.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Goa, India
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Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was my second visit. Situated in calm and beautiful Old Goa. History buffs should enjoy the museum.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is one place where you would like to visit again and again whenever you are in Goa. The tall sandstone building surrounded by white buildings on all sides is a visual to the eyes. The un-decayed body of St Francis kept in a glass box is the main tourist attraction of this place.

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Sunshine Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

To be admired and appreciated is the magnificent old architecture, the rich and elaborate decorations, and the minds and dedication of the people who brought these to fruition.

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Dehradun, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This church lies on the western side of Se Cathedral, with the Palace of the Archbishop in-between. A statue of Our Lady of Miracles adorns the facade. The statues of St. Peter, St. Michael and St. Paul are also seen here. Painted panels portraying the life of St. Francis of Assisi are retained on the adjoining walls. The interior is... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The church lies between the ASI museum and the Se Cathedral. Its one of the oldest churches of Goa. Its small and from the outside there is not much to see. The main attraction of this place is the detailed work on and around the main altar. There are a number of Christian paintings, and wooden panels depicting the lives... More 

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AMRITSAR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It is my first visit to any of the churches. nice architacture . Had a guide who explained very well. Nice place to visit

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DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The church of St Francis of Assisi was built in 1661 by Portuguese in the Portuguese Vice royality of India. You will find this church very interesting and depicts a lot of history. It is very peaceful here and it is well kept and maintained. This church is found in Old Goa across the road from the Bascillia of Born... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

to people who have been abroad, the church may not look very impressive. nevertheless, it is a must visit place and experience is best gone thru' rather than described. the ambience gives you peace after you had all the hustle and bustle of Goa nd beaches..

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Market Drayton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

After the crazy taxi ride and the hustle and bustle of Goa, this was a really calming place. Beautiful religious site with a Hugh amount of history. The people here are so friendly and want to interact And give you information About the place. Well worth a visit!

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi is a very old Church and people come flocking to it from all over the world. In any place of worship one feels peace and oneness with God! Keep the faith, God listens to all our prayers!

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