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Se Cathedral - Goa

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Goa is known for for its well constructed and beautiful churches all over in India. One of the most famous among them is Se Cathedral. Intricately carved from top to bottom, Se Cathedral is lured with huge premises. The walls of the church are beautiful engraved with the history of this place and is embellished beautifully around the altar. The history dates back to the time Dominicans were the first missionaries to be sent in India by Portuguese. Se Cathedral is designed by  engineers Julio Simao and Ambrosio Argueiro. The majestic beauty of the church displays the wealth and fame of Portuguese in India. 

Located just opposite the Basilica de Born Jesus in Old Goa, Se Cathedral has got the opulent and breathtaking architecture. It is lured with sky high ceiling which is amongst the major attractions at Se Cathedral. Do not miss to see the Tuskan exteriors along with 98-ft square towers in Manueline style.

Apart from that, there is tower with golden bell still surviving in Cuncolim, a village in Salcete Taluka in the 17th century.  Other than that, there are 15 alters dedicated to several identities - Our Lady of Hope, Our Lady of Anguish, and Our Lady of Three Needs - and the grand alter dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. You will be astonished to see the ornate main altar with carved frames depicting the life of St. Catherine and a magnificent crucifix. All these thing makes the church a must visiting place for everyone in Goa. 

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