Cathedral of Bom Jesu, Daman

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Daman
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. Put Cathedral of Bom Jesu at the forefront of your travel plans using our Daman trip maker app .
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  • The Bom Jesus church is one of the historical sites within the Daman Fort Area. It is not the best church in Daman, but still worth the visit. They have tried to maintain and preserve as much of the o...  more »
  • A quaint and lovely church that's worth the visit. Shows a lot of history behind Daman. A 17th century beauty.  more »
  • beautiful architecture, would had been great if it was maintained and cleaned more. but still amazing.  more »
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