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Cathedral of Bom Jesu, Daman
(3.6/5 based on 110 reviews on the web)
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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  • The cathedral is one of the few places to visit in Daman and is located within the confines of the Moti Daman Fort. Good for a one time visit. 
  • an v.old church with simple exteroirs but beautiful interiors , intricate carvings paintings,built during the1600,,located in the daman fort area 
  • It is situated inside the Daman Fort. It is very popular. Built in 1603. Great Cathedral. Religious monument. I was awed. Well maintained. Amazing craftsmanship. So delicately done. It is still awesom...  more »