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Church of St. Cajetan

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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...

Professed House and Basilica of Bom Jesus

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Immediately to the south of the main road is the Professed House, a two-storeyed laterite building. Despite the opposition which the Jesuits faced, the...

Chapel of St. Catherine

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  Church of St. Francis of Assisi Further to the west of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi is the Chapel of St. Catherine. Built...

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...

Old Goa – Short History

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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...

Old Goa – Paintings & Sculpture

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  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...

Old Goa – Art and Architecture

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For the Portuguese of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, politics and religion went hand in hand. Any conquest or colonization was done with religious...

Old Goa – Recent Explorations

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During the course of explorations, a lower Palaeolithic site at Shigao on the Dudhasagar river was located from where a unifacial chopper was found. Open...

Church Complex with Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Se...

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The ancient grandeur of this city cannot be adequately visualized as most of the buildings of importance have now totally disappeared leaving only traces...

Old Goa – General Information

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This guide to Old Goa is an account on the architectural masterpieces in the form of cathedrals, churches, chapels and convents for which Old...