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World Heritage Sites - Monuments

As one proceeds about two kilometers on the main road towards Ponda, a kuchcha road branches off towards north at a place where a cross is fixed. The road leads to a hill on which, commanding a picturesque view,...
Situated to the east of the tower of St. Augustine, it is a plain looking, building constructed in the beginning of the eighteenth century. The convent was abandoned in 1835. The Society of the Misericordia occupied it for some...
Se Cathedral

Se Cathedral

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This is the largest church among the group, and measures 35.36 m high on the façade, 76.2 m long and 55.16 m wide. Built on a raised plinth of laterite, covered with lime-plaster, the church has, besides the main...
To the north of the road leading to t Church of St. Cajetan is the gate of the palace of Adil Shah. It is made of basalt and consists of a horizontal lintel resting on pillars decorated with mouldings...
Detail of a hero-stone with a royal personage sitting on a throne. (Fourteen century AD) ASI Museum Old Goa. The area around Old Goa extending to 3800 sq km between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, with the Sawantwadi...
  Church of St. Francis of Assisi To the West of Sé Cathedral is the former palace of the Archbishop that connects Sé Cathedral to Convent, and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. The structure is built of laterite blocks and is...
On the southern outskirts of Old Goa is a HI on which stand this convent and church. Built of laterite, plastered with Iime-mortar, the plain looking church and the single-storeyed convent, with numerous cells are now in ruins. The...
To the south of St. Cajetan’s Church, on the main road leading to Ponda, is the gateway which formed the entrance to the College of St. Paul. The college was completed in 1542 and the Collegiate Church consecrated on...
Pillory

The Pillory

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Where the kuchcha road branches off from the road to Neura, leading to the Church and Convent of the Cross of Miracles, is a lone pillar on a raised platform. This once occupied the central place in the city...
  Floral designs on the walls of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi   Paintings The paintings in the churches were done on wooden boards and fixed between panels having floral designs as in the chapel housing the tomb of St. Xavier,...
Opposite Se Cathedral, beyond the road is a large and beautiful Church of St. Cajetan built of laterite blocks, which were lime-plastered. The facade having two towers on either side to serve as belfry, has Corinthian Columns and pilasters...
This tower, also on the Holy Hill, has four storeys with an arch in each. It is built of laterite and evidence of lime plaster is visible. Colossal in size, nearly 46 m high, this tower was meant to...