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Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
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All reviews francis xavier bom jesus mortal remains his life holy place old church visit this place preserved body public viewing worth a visit visiting goa world heritage site beautiful architecture peaceful place se cathedral coffin exposition
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the must visit place in Panjim. We can see the tomb of St xaviers at this place. There is lot of art in this place. There is shopping in the surroundings. We must experience the ferry in the nearby within 1...More

Thank Chetan_Konda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the main attractions if you are visiting Goa. Years ago when I had visited it the body was kept outside. Now its in a cascade.

Thank Zarin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place is a good visit. Very well kept. Have a semi museum feel. Guides are available and have reasonable rate.

Thank SreejithSreekumar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The body remains of St.Francis Xavier is kept inside the Basilica of BoM Jesus at Old Goa in a box with little glass panels. Once a year the body is kept for public view in a glass casket when lakhs of people visit and pay...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a nice experience one has in this church...it makes it even more interesting having studied in st. xavier school delhi...the body has been preserved nicely ...the architecture is amazing..

Thank Gaurav C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our Viking excursion included the tomb of St Francis Xavier church and the SE cathedral. Both were well worth seeing. It helps to have a good tour guide to give you background information about both sites.

Thank RSpicer
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Its a Real Wonder that the Body of Francis Xavier is nicely preserved for hundreds of years at this place. The old architecture of the Church Building adds more charm to it.A must visit place in Goa.

Thank anjan s
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The ability to see the actual body and coffin is very limited but the space gives a view of the old styles and lovely setup in this space. The very very thick walls really impressed me

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I have visited the St Francis Xavier shrine several times and each time I visit here I feel blessed. The feeling here is something which can't be described. Tourist throng here some end up by default as per the tourism itinerary others trek here as...More

Thank SydneyPinto
Reviewed August 28, 2018

its nearly 4 floor height building and building such a tall church in those days looks something different. one doesn't get to see such things quite often.

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Response from Priya Rani F | Reviewed this property |
It is a church being used for religious purpose regularly. It is free.