Basilica Of Bom Jesus, Panaji
Basilica Of Bom Jesus, Panaji - Address, Phone Number
Address: Old Goa Rd, Bainguinim, Goa 403402
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
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About Basilica Of Bom Jesus, Panaji
The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is a very well-known Church in Goa. It is a beautiful Basilica and is known for its simplicity and elegance. The architecture is of baroque style and it this type of design is rarely seen in a country like India.
It is famous for the glass case which holds the remains of St. Francis Xavier and there are many interesting stories about the remains. The Basilica is more that 400 years old and is a very important religious site today. The exquisite gold altar is also a major crowd puller. Even though the church is partially in ruins, the rustic charm of the building has been preserved as it hasn’t been allowed to be plastered. This grand and yet simply built church draws countless visitors every year and is an important place for Christianity in India.
Basilica Of Bom Jesus Information
- It is better to hire a guide when visiting this place in order to hear all the stories.
- Be sure to pick one of the official guides or negotiate the price before the tour.
Basilica Of Bom Jesus Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
Basilica Of Bom Jesus Opening and Closing Hours
- Monday to Saturday: 7am & 8am
- Sundays: 8am & 9:15am
How To reach Basilica Of Bom Jesus by Public Transport
- Near Gandhi Circle
Restaurants Near Basilica Of Bom Jesus
- Hotel Venite
- Cafe Mangii
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