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Cathedral of Bom Jesu, Daman

(3.7/5 based on 120+ 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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  • Away from the town hullabulloo, the Cathedral resides in the Moti Daman fort area, which is calm & quiet. I love churches, may be I am a bit partial about them, but this one looked blissful.  more »
  • Calm and peaceful, this centuries old church is located in the heart of the old fort area of Daman. Though located over a small area, one gets positive vibes at this place.  more »
  • Its an excellent place, inside the church, out side streets, opposite park etc everything gives an nice feelings...  more »