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Cathedral of Bom Jesu, Daman

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Admire elaborate woodwork at Cathedral of Bom Jesu, an old Christian shrine and testimony of Portuguese colonial presence within a historic fort. An early baroque piece with beige painted walls with white borders, this imposing structure has very high roof with. The church features a huge exquisitely carved wooden altar painted in gold and violet colors, and intricately designed statues of saints. Established in 1559 by the Portuguese, the present-day structure was constructed in 1603 in Romanesque style with carved gateways and lavishly ornate interiors with lofty ceiling. Services are held in English and Portuguese. Use our Daman trip generator to add Cathedral of Bom Jesu and other attractions to your Daman vacation plans.
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  • This church was built in the 16th century. This church situated inside the fort or you can say its part of fort visit. Its famous for its wood carving. 
  • This church is located within the premises of Moti Daman fort. It looks like a small village church. The area around is calm and peaceful. The church structure is lovely but needs repair. They have ma...  more »
  • Founded in the 1500s and reconstructed in 1603,this church sees a steady stream of visitors.It is dedicated to the infant Jejus with statues of six saints and an impressive architectural facade