Old Goa Church is also known as Basilica of Bom Jesus, it is the most popular and renowned church of Goa. This magnificent church was built in the 16th century where the mortal of St. Francis Xavier is kept. The corpse is treasured in a silver coffer.
This Old Goa church is dedicated to newborn Jesus and is now known as a World Heritage Monument. There are a lot of sightseeing places in Old Goa Church like Tomb of St. Francis Xavier, Divar Island, Reis Magos Fort, Se Cathedral, Fontainhas, Wax World Museum, Ruins of St. Augustine, Church of St. Cajetan, Archaeological Museum, Portrait Gallery, and many more
... The Old Goa Church is more than 400 years old and is open to the public every day, the church also contains a modern art gallery with paintings depicting various Biblical scenes. The gallery can be accessed using the stairs near the sacristy. It is one of the largest of its kind in Asia. It contains 36 paintings executed between the years 1973 and 1976. The artist was paid only for the materials used as his talent was given gratis, for the greater glory of God. The most famous paintings are entitled “The Last Judgement” and “Genesis”.
Q. What Old Goa Church is famous for?
Ans. Old Goa Church is famous for Experience Seekers God Lovers.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Old Goa Church?
Ans. Tomb of St. Francis Xavier, Divar Island, Reis Magos Fort, Se Cathedral, Fontainhas, Wax World Museum, Ruins of St. Augustine, Church of St. Cajetan, Archaeological Museum, and Portrait Gallery.
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