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Basilica of Bom Jesus

Opens in 8 min: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Old Goa, Panjim 403402, India
+91 832 228 5790
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A gorgeous piece of architecture inside & out. Very popular with visitors & locals it seems. Such a wonderful, calming, peaceful place to visit. Nice little religious shop along the way but only takes cash, no cards accepted!

Thank PlymouthPixie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bom Jesus means Good Jesus. The Basilica is one of the main attractions in Old Goa. It is a lovely place for visiting.

Thank Zarin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see the touch of Portuguese structures and want to know about anything related to this place visit the place. all the volunteers and guided tour can help you a lot over there. The beauty is just breathtaking.

Thank Subham D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge church of 16th century famous for the relics of St Francis Xavier. This church is still functional. The relics are kept above and is not visible properly. The interior of the church is beautiful and similar to Roman churches. Recommend to visit before afternoon...More

1  Thank Amit_shrotri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has many volunteers who answer your questions politely. The main attraction is the body parts kept preserved here of St. Francis Xavier. The outside garden and architecture are worth seeing.

Thank Jeetendra kumar J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the help of a local guide to understand about this old historical place specially about St. Francis Xavier. It was very nice to know about the history of Basilica of Bom Jesus. The internal as well as the external beauty of the church...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not find much interesting. Note that you need to adhere to dress code in order to enter the church. Ladies need to cover upper body and cannot enter with mini skirt or shorts. Men cannot enter with shorts.

Thank SreejithSreekumar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in old Goa , the Basilica is a UNESCO world heritage site. It holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, who died on 03-12-195. Placed on a high platform in a silver-glass enclosed casket, the remains are however not clearly visible. The body...More

1  Thank Rakeshsharmandmc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church gives good vibes, keeps its essence. Opp to the church there is one more church and museum where you can also visit. Good maintenance is being kept.

Thank mechaitrali
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the famous beach of calungute this world heritage site lies around 21km away, one can very easily rent a bike and visit this place . The monument itself is very old and is ideal for photos, once inside you will be forced to marvell...More

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April 22, 2018|
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Response from Alankar S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be hot and humid when not raining and whenever it rains...rains continues
February 14, 2018|
Response from rawalanand | Reviewed this property |
mon to sat 9 am to 6.30 pm on Sunday 10.30am t0 6.30 pm
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Joeswamy | Reviewed this property |
The Basilica is open on all days, Sunday and Festival days ...If mass is being celebrated I understand they ask you to wait till it is over .. I reached the Basilica just after mass ... The main pews (Seating arrangement... More