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St. Cajetan's Church

Old Goa | North Goa District, Panaji 403001, India
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Ranked #15 of 80 attractions in Panaji
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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447 reviews 447 reviews
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
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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25 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Lowestoft
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
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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goa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This old Portuguese church is lovely and rich with history. If you go to Old Goa, go when there is not Christian holy day as the town fills-up with too many people and can become chaotic. During the week the place is flawless and a nice brethe of fresh air compared to the usual hustle of Panajim.

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