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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
+91 832 228 5790
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Reviewed yesterday

A place you must visit if you are a new traveler to Goa. No need for a guide - just Google and learn about its history and its importance to Goa's culture. I don't want to say more as it should surprise you!

Thank CarlVazMumbai
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I firmly believe that Bom Jesus brings you back here. A very quaint old church which houses St.Francis Xavier's mummy. A great place to pray and to see some art. People should not disturb or make too much noise as there are others who are...More

Thank Sharmila M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful ancient church. Must see this will take 20 minutes to see all church. There is dead body of st. Michel .

Thank kumarsonuji
Reviewed 2 days ago

It lies in the heart of Old Goa and easily the most attractive. It offers an historical view of Jesus' life.

Thank rng94
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have interest in History, this place is meant for you. It is quite inside and gives you a sign of peace when you are inside the Church.

Thank arorajianil
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting this place was a great experience. Riding the bikes for like 40 kms from Candolim to this place was a great experience in itself! Moreover this place is an exception, unfortunately we couldn't enter into the church just because of some marriage ceremony going...More

Thank MaansiBhasin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A place of worship, a 450 years old church with a magnificent architecture. It is also known as st francis xavier church as it holds the mortal remains of the saint.

Thank TheMoni17
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Located at Old Goa, east of Panaji, the Bom Jesus Basilica is a World Heritage Monument....very famous tourist point

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are 2 churches in Old Goa opposite to each other. One is Old church & other one is new church. Both are worth visiting

Thank AmolPrasher
Reviewed 5 days ago

In my opinion, when you travel to a county it's worth to acquainting with culture and history of that place. So I recommend this place to everyone who eager to this issue.

Thank Amin S
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Tam R
Hello ! Travelling to Goa in October..please share the weather and the pilgrimage to Saint Xavier 1. Tips on daily Masses and TYPICAL feasts on the 3rd week of October, entrance costs, what to see 2.Need **Guesthouses and BED AND BREAKFAST, walking to Church 3. Tips on PUBLIC transportation, for independent tours 4. Recommendation for Goa City Tours, must -see Thank you
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
What is good time to visit the church on Sunday so that it is not overcrowded? Is 10 AM on Sunday a good time?
18 January 2016|
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Response from chow69 | Reviewed this property |
Avoid that time
Is it open on Friday's as well? Listing says it is but I checked Park Hyatt website - where it says it is closed on Friday. Not sure which one is correct. Can anyone confirm? Planning to visit on Dec'4th
17 November 2015|
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Response from mackiandrade | Reviewed this property |
It's open on all days