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Tomb of St. Francis Xavier

Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
+91 832 228 5790
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Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tomb of st. Francis Xavier is located in basilica of Bon Jesus.. it is said that the body is still alive in the tomb. This tomb is also put in the old goa church for the visitors to watch closely. A holy place carrying so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see tourist spot in Goa. Highly instagrammable. The mummy of St. Francis Xavier makes it more interesting. on some spots inside the church near the mummy they don't allow you to take photos, but that only applies if you get caught! I took...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this place is more important to any Christian.. But if you see as a third person , it's a classic place with fine architecture design.... And the mummy of st. Xavier stored is preserved nicely..

Thank Del V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide tells you all details of the Mummy of St. Francis Xavier. He also tells how one finger of the mummy was cut my a girl and taken to portugal. There is also a light and sound show. There is also a small christian...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a great history to this place and it was fascinating to listen to the stories. The guide was very knowledgeable and explained everything in detail and charged just Rs. 100.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The body of Francis Xavier is kept in this church....It's a must place to visit in Goa.Once every 10 years they are put on public display they move the body from one church to another...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Goa is a beautiful place and famous for its beaches, food and Fenni (Local Alcohol). Tomb of St.Francis Xavier has the body of St.Francis Xavier. It is taken out once in a year.

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

This tomb of the famed Portuguese evangalist St.Francis Xavier who spread Roman catholic sect of Christianity first in Goa & then the far East,Macau is entombed here.Francis Xavier died in Macau & his body was exhumed & brought to this place to be entombed &...More

Reviewed June 12, 2017

The experience was underwhelming. One comes to Basilica of Bom Jesus with high expectations and while the Basilica itself is not preserved as well as it should be, the part housing the tomb of St Francis Xavier is relatively poorly kept. Signage is almost non-existent...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

The tomb of St Francis Xavier where he was lay was a very touching place. It was a place to connect our faith and say a little prayer . It is good to visit for the young family because it has a history of Goa...More

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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.