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St. Thomas Church Building, Diu 362520, India
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It was listed as a place to visit but describing it as a museum is wrong . It has some old bits and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YashGoyal
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Old church converted into a museum

It might have been a very good church in its day but now it seems like a desperate attempt to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fairytale-Studios
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Hyderabad, India
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St. Thomas' Church now houses a collection of Catholic statues.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was listed as a place to visit but describing it as a museum is wrong . It has some old bits and pieces of items gathered from various churches over the years and kept here for safe keeping. Some statues of different saints are...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It might have been a very good church in its day but now it seems like a desperate attempt to restore or continue this structure as a tourist attraction. Not much to see inside. There are some artefacts and idol which can be completed in...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The way to this not-so-big museum is with nice steps alongside fountains. There are also nice gardens adjacent to these steps on both the sides. Inside the museum which was originally a church houses century old artefacts. Interesting. J Ganesh

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

St Thomas Church was built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule of the territory in 1598. Despite being one of the main church of Portuguese rule, it was abandoned, it was renovated in 1998 and was converted into a museum. The museum apart from...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This place is named as Diu Museum but it is really the former St Thomas Church - oddly, Tripadvisor maintains a separate listing for the Church, vene though it is the same place!. The collection is just the old Portuguese religious statues, mostly wooden, from...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Calling this place a museum would be a disgrace. Outside it says that the statues inside are 400 years old. You go inside and the place is full of pigeons and statues covered in pigeon poop. Sad state of affairs!! There is no maintenance what...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

An old church building, houses old stone/marble carved idols claimed to be hundreds of years old. Be done in 2 minutes, won't miss anything even if you skip this one

Thank Ankush M
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

As soon as I visited, I was amazed by very great surroundings and outside view. But all your hopes will be down when you enter the museum. It is not even maintained like a museum. Actually it was a church which got converted into museum....More

Thank DEEPAK K
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

It claims to be a museum but there is nothing to see . Best avoided as nothing to gain by visiting the same

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Old Church converted into Museum. this place surely needs a little maintenance to attract more tourists. But worth a visit.

Thank Travel_is_a_fashion
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