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Church and Monastery of St Augustine

Old Goa | Nr. Holy Hill, Panjim 403402, India
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Exciting piece of Portuguese history

Situated very close to the more popular attraction of the shrine of St Xavier at the Basilica de... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sharika G
Neglected then, neglected now too?

It is basically ruins of an abandoned church from the Portuguese times. It is well-preserved, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Viju K
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Old Goa | Nr. Holy Hill, Panjim 403402, India

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated very close to the more popular attraction of the shrine of St Xavier at the Basilica de Bomjesus, this is an amazing exciting piece of Portuguese history. Walk among the ruins and use your imagination to rebuild the crumbled ruins around you. This is...More

Thank sharika G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is basically ruins of an abandoned church from the Portuguese times. It is well-preserved, and you will find yourself walking through old times. We didn't see many people here, guess people were on the beaches! You will get many photo-ops here. But also remember,...More

Thank Viju K
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place is more of The Remains of Church and Monastery of St Augustine. A Legacy which is not very well protected. But still part of a legacy and our history.

Thank AbhiSlch
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Now there is only ruins of Church and Monastery of St Augustine. One small multi storied wall and huge compound suggest how marvellous the structure would have been in past. Those who are interested in history and architecture must visit this Marvellous ruins.

Thank Shah_Ankit26
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It is a great symbol of our ancient history. Good view of church and museum nearby it. Must visit one time .

Thank Jitendra S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

As my title suggest place is not just for historians . Nature lovers , Travellers who like to have some awsum expernce should visit during rainy season belive me you will just love it.. With rain little showers around anyone will just love to be...More

Thank VishTravelerFoody
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This may seem barren and useless to non-history lovers. It’s a very old church which was ordered to be destroyed by the then government and over the ages it has fallen down leaves the base and a corner of the structure. So once you try...More

Thank Milestogo_before_you
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Its ruins of a church. It has been destroyed due to lack of maintenance unlike other ruins in India, which is destroyed due to invasions. It has more than 650 years of history, but without proper guide, I think you cannot get any of it....More

Thank varun h
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A very calm and peaceful place. Very few tourists visit here. You won't believe that it's just 500 metres away from the crowded Basilica of Bom Jesus. The place is almost deserted by late afternoon with few people around. There are couple of other things...More

Thank Dibyayan
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Church and monstery of St.Augustine was a living example of the History and great and msut visit place in Old Goa.

Thank NVVSG
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nsid18
is it a safe place for small group of girls
2 February 2016|
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Response from Arun Alex E | Reviewed this property |
deserted a church in ruins dense vegetation so not a good place to hangout at night
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