By : Kunal Thakurani

12 Historic Old Churches In Goa

Basilica Of Bom Jesus

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Built-in 1605, the Basilica of Bom Jesus is the most popular church in Goa and is considered the marvel of architecture and it was made during the Portuguese rule.

Santa Cruz Church

It is also called the Holy Cross Church and is an excellent example of the Roman architectural style. Built on the recommendation of the King of Portugal,

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Mae De Deus Church

Built around 1873, it is among the best churches to visit in North Goa. Mae De Deus Church has a very beautiful gothic architecture with ornate interiors.

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Church Of Our Lady Of Immaculate Conception

This church was built in 1609 and is one of the oldest churches in Goa. With a very beautiful and elegant structure, it is a fine example of Baroque architecture

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Chapel Of St. Catherine

Chapel of St. Catherine was built around 1510 and is relatively smaller in size compared to other churches on this list.

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Church Of  St Francis Of Assisi

This church was built in 1661 and is a great example of Tuscan, Corinthian, and Baroque-style architecture.

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St. Diogo’s Church

Built around 1604, it is one of the most magnificent churches in Goa. It has 3 bells and 3 entrances and the annual feast is held here as a festive occasion.

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St. Cathedral

This church was built around 1640 and is one of the largest and oldest churches in Goa. This church was basically built to signify the Portuguese dominance over India.

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It's not over yet!  4 More historic churches awaits you.