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Se Cathedral, Panjim

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One of the largest churches in Asia, Se Cathedral reminds visitors the glory days colonial Portugal enjoyed in this part of the world. Dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria, this cathedral features classic Portuguese-Manueline style, with a tall tower housing a large bell known for its rich tone. Intricately ornamented altarpieces, elaborate ornaments, and a baptismal font once used by Saint Francis Xavier are among the highlights inside the church. Work out when and for how long to visit Se Cathedral and other Goa attractions using our handy Goa vacation generator.
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  • Many tourists have heard about the legend of the growing cross. We are not an exception. We came here that would make a wish beside him. Simple but beautiful catholic CHURCH.  more »
  • This is one more beautiful and marvellous church of old Goa complex. It is as elegant and peaceful as other churches of old goa.  more »
  • Just in front of St. Francis Church, have museum for old time goa. The pics and details of all governors of Goa in British time. Around 1000 years behind statues, portrait etc.  more »
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  • One of the old church of GOA. it is situated juzz opposite to Basilica Of Bom Jesus church. A well maintained church by Goa Tourism department. A must see place in goa.
  • Statue of 'Andrius Rudamina' is within the compound of se-cathidral and just opposite of the cathidral. St.Catharine alter is another historical place in this compound-This chapel was built in1510 AD by Afonso-de-Albuoeroue .It was further enlarged in 1550 AD by George Cabral.Finally the chapel was re-built in1952AD.It has a plain altar in the interior.
  • This is the rare piece of architectural monument. Cathedral is so big and enormous. So peaceful and calm place. Must visit place if you are in Goa.
  • A majestic structure, a symbol pride for the Portuguese architecture, a must see in Old Goa.
  • Amazingly huge place... Beautifully maintained and well kept by ASI .... A must visit for any traveler to get a notion of Portuguese and traverses of Christianity...