The Churches of Old Goa, assembled in the 16th & 17th centuries, are built rudimentally in the baroque Renaissance style with some Gothic touches. But the insides are all deduced from European as well as Indian elements.
Old Goa located10 km east of Panaji, is the chief tourist appealing aspect of the State. It was assembled by Adil Shah, the Sultan of Bijapur. Old Goa has some beautiful chuches which provide a glimpse into its rich cultural heritage
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Church of St Francis of Assisi
- The Rachol Seminary
- Chapel and Tomb of St Francis Xavier
- Our Lady Of The Immaculate Conception Church
- The Se Cathedral
- Church of Our Lady of Rosary
- St Augustine Tower
- The St Cajetan Church
Basilica of Bom Jesus - dedicated to infant Jesus, is the most renowned worshippers in Goa. The mortal remains of Saint Francis Xavier kept in a affluent casket are enshrined here.Se Cathedral - is the most inflicting worshippers in Goa - its vaulted inside consumes the sightseers by its sheer grandeur. The SeCathedral, one of the greatest places of worship in Asia is a classic example of the early 18th century European style architecture.The 80-metre long aisle is an architectural marvel, with ornamental embellishments culminating in a magnificent gilf altar.
The Churches of St. Francis of Assissi has its interiors decorated with lovely paintings.Saint Cajetan Church was assembled in the approach of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.Church of our Lady of Rosary - is one of the soonest assembled worshippers in Goa.Goa's churches have been influenced by the ruling classes which dominated its landscape during the past few centuries. So, it would not be surprising to see a fusion of Maratha, Islamic and catholic influences in the architecture of the Churches.
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