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Basilica of Bom Jesus

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Old Goa, Panjim 403402, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a historical place, with an ancient church and a mummy kept inside. Flocked by tourists during Goa visits.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Suvarghya
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An old church which is really beautifully made with red stones. This church holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. The church is located in Old Goa, 10 mins from Kadamba Ferna. We were there in the month of August it was nice climate. Near by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting the basilica, brings inner peace, beautiful architecture,. Make a point to sit and pray peacefully for 15 mins, next 15 minutes sit and observe the church, only annoying part is the tourist walking in with shabbily dressed, praying no respect to the holy place....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aurelianin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the biggest religious event in goa... Lots of stalls during this time... The architecture of the church is mesmerising.. The exterior of the church is without any plaster... The relics of the Saint are present in this basilica in a glass casket...

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

Second time visiting here. Guides available to tell a bit about the history about this place. If you are not planning to get a guide, advice would be to do some research before going there as you would be able to relate to things you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank solomonmanu
Reviewed 6 days ago

The basilica is quite an impressive edifice and helps with an understanding of the history and heritage of Panjim and wider Goa, While not of a grandeur that one finds in European Cathedrals its majesty is still a little unexpected so far from Portugal. Over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Boyd J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Basilica of Bom Jesus is situated on Old Goa Road near Gandhi Circle of Old Goa. It is an ancient church spread over a vast area and surrounded by greenery. It is well maintained and crowded by followers & tourists. Interior of the church is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This vintage edifice houses the century old relics of St. Francis Xavier. Lakhs of devotees throng to seek blessings and miracles of the reverant saint. There are around 20 chapels and churches altogether within this small region and the architecture of each one is so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ElroseSilva
Reviewed 6 days ago

very old church built on ramins of a shiva temple. nothing much to see except preserved remains of st. xavier. one can visit once

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bhupendra R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Goa is famous for very old Portuguese cathedrals and basilicas which are arches logically protected. One famous among them is BSillic of Bom Jesus where one can see the body of Saint Xavier of 400 years old.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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
14 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