Churches in goa - se cathedral, the carmelites, st cajetan, st catherine

Famous Churches in Goa

The land of scenic beaches, Goa is incomplete without its beautifully architect churches. About 30% of the total population in Goa practices christian religion which is why one can spot various stunning churches all around in Goa. The practice of building churches in Goa was brought down by the Portuguese during their rule in the state. Some of them still have the architect built from the same period and is also displayed with the artifacts reflecting Portugal era. Many of them are constructed white laterite stone and have elaborated painting and carving lured to them.  

Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Chapel of St Catherine and Church and convent of St Francis of Assisi are some popular churches of Goa.

Closer to one another, all of them can be easily covered on foot. Situtaed on eaither side of the main road, Se Cathedral and Basilica of Bom Jesus are declared as world heritage site by UNESCO. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is the most popular among all the other churches in old Goa. The convent of St Francis of Assisi is comparitively leas crowded than the other curches. The church is showcases the wood panels of oil paintings depicting the life of St Francis of Assisi. Other than that, there are various other stunning churches where you can visit in Goa. 

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