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Basilica of Bom Jesus

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Old Goa, Panjim 403402, India
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All reviews bom jesus mortal remains of st world heritage site st francis old church baroque architecture must visit place historical place public viewing beautiful church holy place worth a visit peaceful place visiting goa se cathedral basilica body
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walking around the building to see the beautiful red stone building is a pleasure. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage site and the courtyard and the art pieces displayed inside as well as the beautiful carved woodwork and stonework makes it worth visiting!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good visiting place and located in old goa, one has to travel by bus or tour cabs or 2wheeler. 2wheeler is very easy to travel Dont buy dry fruits over there, try to buy at colungate beach n no.s of shops available.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very unique historical place to visit in Goa. Excellent architecture and remains one of the main tourist attractions and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visited during the festival time on 04 Dec,it was very crowded during that time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rajesh_RT
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good historical place to visit in Goa. Excellent baroque architecture. It is one of the main tourist attractions and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The church holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. You will find many tourists here.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JoseLejinPJ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is situated in panjim(heart of Goa) . Must visit church and it is very popular all over the world. You can actually sight the mortal remains of St. Xaviers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NiyotiTrip
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were unable to fully appreciate the basilica due to religious activities in progress. The architecture is impressive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edge W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at the time when the Saints ‘ anniversary was being celebrated. The feast drew lot of pilgrims from across the country and International locations. The best time to visit would be during the morning or day time to avoid rush and see him...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mohini2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the old church in the country. This is one of the most popular and must visit place of Goa, apart from Goa Beaches.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MayurPujara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much of history and religion to experience here. A good guide is a must to really understand the details. Also ensure you visit the other churches in the vicinity. It is grandeur eat it’s best. Strongly suggest to maintain the sanctity and respect the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank chaitu1992
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved sitting in the church for few minutes and just feeling the peaceful environment . Feel Blissful apart from been mesmerized by the old beauty of the church !

Date of experience: November 2018
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23 April 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
15 February 2018|
Response from rawalanand | Reviewed this property |
mon to sat 9 am to 6.30 pm on Sunday 10.30am t0 6.30 pm
8 February 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