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St. Cajetan's Church

Old Goa | North Goa District, Panaji 403001, India
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Ranked #11 of 81 Attractions in Panaji
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

as u enter the church u feel like heaven inside , thr is so much peace and positive vibes that it helps relishing your mind

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Caen, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

The Church was rich in these old times. This is not the cathédral but it looks like that. I have much appreciated the quietness: in India, it's like a priviledge ! I came here 14 years ago with my friend and I will come back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Built on the model of St. Peter's church in Rome, this amazing piece of art is one of oldest structures in Goa. It's a highly visited and equally maintained one too.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is hidden behind the Se Cathedral. But is an interesting place. Much Different in architecture and with less ornamentation. It has lots of history within it.

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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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