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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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  • One of the biggest attraction apart for the beaches in the old colonial city of Daman. Need to maintain the decorum and silence and to respect the belief.Consider it to be more of a religious place ra...  more »
  • Tried google maps to visit church and couldnt locate it at actual place... Its nearby naval base...worth visiting ...beautiful interiors...small place would hardly take 15-20 mins just for quick visit...  more »
  • One of the most famous churches in Daman. Located in Moti Daman, the church is big and has good lightings during evening.  more »