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Se Cathedral

Old Goa, Panaji, India
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Private Portuguese Heritage Tour: Se Cathedral...
Ranked #8 of 76 Attractions in Panaji
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Se Cathedral is very close to Basilica of Bom Jesus. In a way it is bang opposite. A must visit if you are visiting Goa

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautiful structure and historically significant. The church allows pictures to be taken of the Church (one is not allowed to pose using the Church as a backdrop). Its opposite the Basillica Bom Jesus and Wax Museum is about 500 meters away. Worth a visit even, none will be disappointed for sure if they have had their feel of the beaches.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

One of the most ancient and celebrated religious buildings of Goa, this magnificent 16th century monument, constructed by the Roman Catholics under the Portuguese rule, is said to be the largest church in Asia. The Cathedral is dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria on whose feast day in 1510 Alfonso Albuquerque defeated the Muslim army and took possession of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This church is just infront of the Basilica of Bom Jesus and can be surely visited to feel the peace & the old architecture of the older times.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Only a small segment of the hordes that visit the Bom Jesus Basilica take the trouble of walking across the road to visit this beautiful cathedral. It has numerous beautiful altars all over the nave of the church with wonderful statues and altar decorations. Worth visiting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is near to the bom Jesus church in old Goa. comparatively newer and well maintained too. Couldn't see much when we went here as restorations were going on.

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Nashik, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

it is exactly opposite to basilica of Bom Jesus . archaeological museum , convent of st. Francis Assisi , chapel of st. Catherine , are within the same premises . Relics of st. Augustine's church , church of st. catejan , viceroy arch, adilshah palace gate are also nearby places. avoid visiting in Christmas to avoid crowd. Also avoid in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This beautiful cathedral is located just opposite Basilica of Bom Jesus and the place is spread over a large area with well kept lawns and trees. It also has a museum which is a paid visit. Both interior and exterior architecture is good and this place is a must visit when u are in old Goa.

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Less a cathedral, more a museum of a rather esoteric kind, the place looks superbly old-style from the exterior, and has several charming artifact inside that truly deserve attention. Recommended.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

In last visit, I could see a wedding happening at Se Cathedral and it looks amazing. Of course we were visitors so only could peep through for some time. This time saw it completely and it looks good. However the lighting was not there. Good place, worth visit.

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