St cajetan church goa - india

St Cajetan - Goa

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Goa is a vibrant place with lots of beautiful beaches and stunning churches. St. Cajetan is amongst the various famous churches in Goa. it is located in in Old Goa which is 10 kms away from Panaji, the capital city. Some other churches also lies in the same region including the Basilica of Bom Jesus and the ruins of St. Augustine. 

There is no doubt that the church of St. Cajetan has got fabulously appealing architecture. Inspired by some of the great churches from Europe, St. Cajetan is also lured with Corinthian and Goth architecture. The interiors of the church looks very massive with multiple altars on the left and right with the aisle divided by huge pillars. The left altars are dedicated to the Holy family of Our Lade of Piety and St. Clare. The right ones are dedicated to St. Cajetan, St. John and St. Agnes. The one which is dedicated to St. Cajetan is the largest with huge well decorated wooden podium. Apart from that, the church is also adorned wit some Italian paintings depicting the life of saint Cajetan. Also, the marvel is provide with huge dome both insider and outside the church.

Inside the church, there is one well that points towards the existence of Hindu temple that get lost during Portuguese invasion in Goa. Out of various amazing churches in Goa, this one’s definitely worth a visit while you are traveling in Goa.  

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