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St. Cajetan's Church

Old Goa | North Goa District, Panaji 403001, India
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Ranked #14 of 80 Attractions in Panaji
Type: Architectural Buildings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

As I walked up to this church in the rain, I was just struck by how beautiful it was that I forgot about the rain and just looked at it. Inside I was intrigued by the unique design of how the church was designed and laid out. It was so lovely with the stone altar in the very center of... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

St Cajetan's Church is located just a short walk or a two minute drive from Se Cathedral in Old Goa. The church, built in Corinthian style architecture is designed based on the Basilica of St Peter in Rome. It was built in the mid to late 17th century by Italian friars sent by the pope (then Pope Urban III) to... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This church is old and the gardens are very beautiful and very well maintained, which make it a must go church to visit.

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Panaji, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

one of the oldest churches with a wonderful setting the serenity inside the church & massive edifice with a lot of history about it

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Margao, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

wow living in Goa these past 20 odd years and I was not blessed to be able to visit this church and hear mass earlier. A close friend celeberated his 50th birthday and since the card mentioned old Goa I headed in that direction. I was surprised to find this beautiful church tucked away behind the Se Catheral. For those... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Hi. We took a trip from Candolim by bus to Old Goa via Panjim, 20 rps each way.Had a look around the usual. Bom Jesus, not to interesting,Se Cathedral better, Tower St Augustine's interesting then was just walking around & stumbled across St Cajetan's, what A beautiful place, the church & gardens xxx you almost thought you were in in... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

St. Cajetans Church is located in old Goa. This church is undisputedly the most beautiful looking church in goa has ever housed. It is famous for high vault on which are inscribed the words of chirist " My house is". It is Great Church for Traveller.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This is the most beautiful of all the churches of Old Goa, The church of st. cajetan modeled after the original design of St. Peter church in Rome was built in laterite blocks, in the second half of the 17th Century by Italian friars, greek cross on plan. this church is constructed in corinthian style, having a rectangular tower on... More

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CHANDIGARH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

this is the place for every visitors. Here they claim that the body of saint is there from last 562 years and you can see it from a distance. they claim that the nails start growing but god knows better.

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Pune
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Another beautiful church from old Goa. You can cover this place quickly. Very peaceful location. There is another location just close to church name victory gate. This place is very clean as compare to other church from old Goa area

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