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Address: Fortside, Diu, India

On the fort side of Diu town is the island's last remaining...

On the fort side of Diu town is the island's last remaining fully-functional church, St Paul's. Completed in 1610, the church has an excellent baroque facade and a very fine selection of wooden panelling and furniture inside, including an extravagantly carved 400 year old pulpit.

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A historic Church

The Church built by Portuguese presents a grand and beautiful sight.A calm and clean surroundings is sure to make people to pray to the Lord peacefully.The usual digh dome of any... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Sivakumar V
Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Church built by Portuguese presents a grand and beautiful sight.A calm and clean surroundings is sure to make people to pray to the Lord peacefully.The usual digh dome of any church is here also. Entry is free to everyone but no clicking allowed.Take snaps from outside , if you want.

Thank Sivakumar V
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We found this church quite spare inside. The facade was quite nice. It is excellent if you want to spend some quiet time in a serene environment.

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This church is very good in architecture style. We found big hall with great carving in wood articles. Nice and quiet place.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The facade of this old Portuguese style church is truly gorgeous. We also liked the spare but beautiful interior with its shell themed ceiling. Well worth a visit.

Thank dabers
Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This church was built by Jesuits in 1600 century and then rebuilt in 1807. It was quiet old and famous in locals.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This Church is well over 300 years old. The architecture of the church is just amazing. One can sit here for hours and admire this church. This church is in need of repairs but still it portrays an old rustic look. A must go when in Diu

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

As you take your first step inside this church and take in the gorgeous ambiance, you cannot help but notice it is almost an exct replica of the St. Francis Xavier Church of Daman. It has the same mid 16th-17th century European architecture, minimal grandeur and yet a somber atmosphere. The church houses a host of olden paintings pertinent to... More 

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Though the st. Pauls' church comes up as a spot to visit , I would not recommend it . It is very poorly maintained and has an air of neglect . Very disappointed .

Thank prachi j
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The St Paul's Church is a quaint church located in the heart of Diu. Quite a quirky little place located in a typical Portuguese locale.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

A must see in Diu! V old & unique. Since Diu itself is so small not v far from wherever you stay! V peaceful place , one of the places to visit in Diu

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