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Basilica of Bom Jesus

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Old Goa Road, Goa Velha 403402, India
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All reviews bom jesus mortal remains of st old church must visit place beautiful church st francis baroque architecture world heritage site historical place holy place public viewing worth a visit visiting goa peaceful place se cathedral body basilica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a beautiful old Basilica Church. It is one of the oldest churches of Goa declared as World Heritage site by the UNO. The Basilica of Bom Jesus was built in 1605 in Old Goa. The word bom means holy. It has Imposing Architecture & is one of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the old church and famous tourist spot in Panjim city goa, entry free, parking chargeable basis, food corner available outside the church,

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing architectural feat. Built by the Portuguese in the 17th century and conserved in modern times. Go with a knowledgeable guide . If not you will only see a building and miss all the interesting facts and stories about the site. Se Cathedral and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the oldest church from 16 century in old Goa....The interiors of church are great example of portuguese architecture...It is very peaceful and must visit church if you have any unfullfilled wish from almighty.....Se cathedral one of the biggest church of Goa...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very historical place in goa . There have real historical things you should visit they are not change any amount of entrance fees it’s totally free ..

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well kept and clean this church is a World Heritage site and houses the remains of St Xavier. The history is fascinating and you really should go in with a guide to fully appreciate the power of the place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RC30319
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit, magnificent architecture, impressive facade and beautiful interiors. Clean, well maintained and serene ambiance.Surroundings are quite and green

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bobby201
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is for the history lover. You got to know about many things about this religion. You can feel the structure by touching them not because of heritage walls. Your goa trip is incomplete without visiting old goa churches.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mr Jerome, our guide livened up the church for us . The myth around St Francis Xavier is very interesting. Must visit church in old Goa.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shreyojoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

bit of a wasted trip as we couldn't go in as there was a service taking place what we did see was nice and the outside architecture was interesting

Date of experience: March 2019
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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