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Cathedral of Bom Jesu

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Exquisite craftsmanship of the Portuguese artisans

Standing in front of the (rather well maintained) cathedral does not reflect the beautiful carved... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
historic church

its close to moti Daman area & worth a visit if you love histotical monuments & culture. The area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mumbai, India
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“moti daman”(17 reviews)
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Daman District, Daman 396210, India
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 15, 2015

One of the most important remnants of the Portugal history of Daman, The Cathedral of Bom Jesus is quite simplistic in its exterior. The antiquity of the culture is felt once you go inside. The altar is simple, beautiful and but its history of over...More

8  Thank MitrAshish
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 28, 2015

This church is in part of the Fort Area where there are government buildings and also a park in the vicinity. The administration of the union territory of Daman uses many of the buildings within the fort walls. The church is a tall structure that...More

4  Thank giribpai
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Standing in front of the (rather well maintained) cathedral does not reflect the beautiful carved interior it holds. The carved doorway is at best nice, but once you walk in the beautifully painted wooden (rose wood?) alter, the sculpted pulpit and the six statues as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its close to moti Daman area & worth a visit if you love histotical monuments & culture. The area has some old Portugese buildings.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the Portuguese planned Moti Daman fort area which is resplendent with various structures of their period, this church location ambience offers a memorable walk thorough the Fort area maintained very well

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The church of BOM Jesu in Daman is a landmark among many others around it.The Portugese conquered this area called Fort Moti Daman in 1559 from the Abyssinians.The church dates back from this time though the present building was constructed in 1603. It clearly needs...More

1  Thank Abhijit03021947
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This church has amazingly decorated and inside its very huge church. I visited this church for my friends wedding.

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit inside the Fort. Calm and beautiful maintained..Clean and calm..not crowded beautifully lit up during night

Thank Oscar E
Reviewed June 27, 2018

it is a curch and such a peaceful place. well maintained and clean place. one of the good place in daman for visit. old church.

Thank rathod2017
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Good, clean and peaceful atmosphere. Not sure about the history of this church but it is quite old, but still well maintained.

1  Thank sijojoyk
Reviewed May 22, 2018

One of the few good things to see is Bom Jesus Cathedral at Daman. Though it doesn't look very well maintained the old Portuguese architecture is is a sight to behold. It is a must visit. Its calm and quite too.

Thank BinduJ48
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Very nice place. Also the surrounding place is good. It is a very clean place too. I would recommend everyone to visit this place for sure

1  Thank rajesh r
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September 23, 2017|
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Response from Nevin M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The day I had visited was a weekday and it was less crowded and no mass was being offered that day. and I had just a few hours there so can't help with ur question. Sorry. But there is a timings board kept in front of... More