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Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount

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Address: Old Goa, Panaji, India

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This is one place that you can go to and sit for hours just looking around you taking in the sceanic beauty and praising God for being alive! the Musice festival in Feburary is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Panaji, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is one place that you can go to and sit for hours just looking around you taking in the sceanic beauty and praising God for being alive! the Musice festival in Feburary is a must see held in this compound as it will make your hair stand!

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SF, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Quite a hike to reach the Chapel but perhaps that may have something to do with it surviving so long. Worth the effort for the views alone. Bring water if going in heat of the day as no vendors are to be found.

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New Delhi, India
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253 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This beautiful church is uphill about 2 kilometers from Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral. Reaching effort is compensated by a grand and exceedingly beautiful view of Old Goa and seeing a beautiful church. Commissioned by Portuguese Governor Afonso de Albuquerque in 1519, this must be earliest church in Goa which has survived. Its interior is simpler than the... More 

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Goa, India
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65 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It takes a long walk uphill to reach the chapel, however the trek is worth and not to forget the view from the top. Its really awesome. The chapel of Our Lady of the Mount can be reached after continuing for 1.5 km on the small road that passes through the Arch of Conception and the chapel is next to... More 

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bangalore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Located next to Basilica of Bom Jesus, the church gives a magnificent view of old Goa from top of the hill. Look out for signboard mentioning 'Lady of the mount' church as called here. You can see other old Goa attractions, Mandovi river and bridge of Konkan railway from the church. The church as such is closed and no service... More 

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Goa Velha, India
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51 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The chapel is on a hill which is accessed by a narrow winding road from behind the Se cathedral area. Cars or bikes can be used to go up though I guess the real hardy ones might want to trek up. You can park your vehicle at the foot of the steps leading to the chapel or go around a... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were told to go here for the view, we walked for a long time and thought we'd never find it. It was soo extremely hot it was unbearable. However once we got there the view was absolutely amazing!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I was here during my stay in Panaji for two days. Its a climb but totally worth the view from the top. The church is not open all days but is definitely a must see. Will definitely visit again.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This chapel is placed on a high raise place. Vehicles can reach very near to this church through side routs.church is closed from 12.30Pm to 3.30 Pm on all days

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

As one proceeds, about 2-km on the main road towards Ponda, a Kuchcha road branches off towards north at a place where a cross is fixed. The road leads to a hill on which, commanding a picturesque view, is the Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount. A series of steps leads to the Chapel, which is built of laterite... More 

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