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Se Cathedral

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Address: Old Goa, Panjim, India
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Full-Day Goa Shore Excursion Including Lunch at Spice Plantation

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White and beautiful

The contrast between this white cathedral and the baroque Basilica of Bom Jesus is pleasing to the eye. Inside, the first impression is the simplicity of the nave, in plain white... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The contrast between this white cathedral and the baroque Basilica of Bom Jesus is pleasing to the eye. Inside, the first impression is the simplicity of the nave, in plain white with high arched ceilings. However, there are many chapels lavishly adorned and dedicated to various saints. The altar is in splendid gold, and beneath this is where the body... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge church with bom Jesus's next to it. Main attraction of old goa. Beautiful Jesus's statue in front of it.

Thank Jitendra S
Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is situated opposite to Basicila of Bom Jesus. It is a religious site for Catholics and a must see in Goa, there is also museum next to it displaying Portuguese hertiage.

Thank Christina J
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing church in Panjim. Located just opposite the Basilica of Bom Jesus, it has beautiful lawns and a museum. Must-visit in Goa. I felt really peaceful and happy after going there.

Thank agarwalsonika
Amritsar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the famous place of old goa.. this is a must visit place and i am in love with the white buildings here in goa. will definitely recommend this place to everyone.

Thank PreetKSingh
Eluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this church with my friends and we feel a great holy place in goa. People pray the god and take blessings for their belovings

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This imposing and wondrous building is the largest Cathedral in Asia! It is dedicated to St Catherine and is in the park-like grounds of the Old Goa church complex (now but a shadow of its former self, but scrupulously maintained by the Indian authorities). The Cathedral is, naturally, vast inside, with numerous side chapels housing the mortal remains of wealthy... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is well worth a visit. There are a number of side chapels to admire and if can here a talk about the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must to go there. Because it is in a complex place called OLD GOA you will see the other interesting places.

Bathinda, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A church from Portuguese times, there is a dress code for visitors which should be respected at all times. The ornate interiors are a visual and spiritual treat, however, there is a restriction on clicking photographs here. No individual should be photographed, so be careful.

Thank Dr_Powderpill

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