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Basilica of Bom Jesus

Old Goa, Panjim 403402, India
+91 832 228 5790
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Old Goa, Panjim 403402, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The oldest church in Goa with relics of St Francis. The church is based on Indo Portuguese architecture.

Thank PG-Dwarka
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We engaged a guide to show us around and explained to us what we saw. Jerome is speaks excellent English and is very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the stories he told us. Do not take any selfie inside the church. The building is extremely well...More

Thank WBin
Reviewed 2 days ago

It so happen while I was there, the church was busy with St. Francis's celebration. Amazing crowd. The church itself is a charm and pretty. Had an encounter with the priest, a friendly one! Felt blessed to have seen this place.

Thank a23w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the place when we were touring around Goa! Seeing a structure that is 400 years old standing so tall and in good condition is amazing!! Do hire a guide to learn the history of the church and the artefacts inside...

Thank 700ebinr
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best historical places in Old goa. It has a very good historical lineage and its light and sound demonstration is worth viewing. It contains the body of Francis Xavier for last 550 years. It should be in every travelers list.

Thank Aveek B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice church with good history. The basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.Best time to visit this place is in the morning because it is less crowded at that time.

Thank Jeet Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are visiting goa then this needs to be on your checklist. A bit crowded in the afternoons especially on weekends. The basilica with the holy body of St. Francis Xavier is a pilgrimage well built church,Very well maintained,.The church is a brick structure...More

Thank parmanand06
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good visit of this sight to get a good understanding of the history in Goa. Lovely setting imthis is a must visit within Goa

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got to see a wedding at the church also. Church is old and architecture is beautiful. Some construction is going on so in pics steel bars etc. will come. Inside church is beautiful. No entry for people wearing shorts. 3/4 pants will work.

Thank Harsh S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely massive old church. A must visit, a peaceful place. Nice surrondings, lovely. Beware in intense heat

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Iee D
25 September 2017|
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Response from infreshair | Reviewed this property |
You might get occasional rain. Best time in Goa is in December.
Tam R
2 April 2016|
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Response from NiTra1520 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there's no entrance charge for the church but mind the dress code - no shorts and sleeveless clothes for the guys or girls. The main Feast happens on 3 Dec every year with a 10 novena preceding it but nothing I'm aware... More
18 January 2016|
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Response from chow69 | Reviewed this property |
Avoid that time