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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 is built in Portuguese architectural style,along with a carved doorway,decorated interiors and ceiling.There are around six statues depicting the Roman church art and architecture.  more »
  • A small picturesque church within a Moti Daman fort area. Tip: Go on a Sunday when the fort is almost empty except for a few tourists. Don't miss walking around some of the nearby lanes to catch some ...  more »
  • Cathedral of bom jesu church is very beautiful and clean too. Nice architecture. Historical place. Many people come here for pray.  more »