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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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  • Se Cathedral is located in old Goa opposite to the Bascillca of Bom Jesus.The building appears large & well maintained with a garden surrounding the Cathedral.  more »
  • Relatively better maintained than the Basilica of Bom Jesus, this cathedral is massive and has several sections that display captivating intricate statuary. There are notes on each section and one can...  more »
  • The Se Cathedral is opposite of the Basilica of Bom Jesus , i was amazing goatic style inside. The whole sorrounding was very clean specially to India "s standard. Around the Cathedral was the remnant...  more »
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  • Awesome cathedral in Goa having facility of Clean Drinking Water. It also has a small park at the entrance of the it. Park is well maintained. Calmly environment inside the Church. Like the other Churches in Goa, you should wear descent clothes for entering here. It has a beautiful chandelier. Security people are very polite and does help visitors a lot. No need to take guide here. You can visit parts of the Cathedral which are open to the tourists.
  • A wonderfully built heritage site. A must visit when you are at Goa😎 Carry umbrellas, Jackets according to the season... They are the saviours. Stay safe, ride safe .
  • Se Cathedral is surrounded by beautiful well maintained garden. Across the Se Cathedral is the Bom Jesus Basillica.Se cathedral is the largest church in Asia. It looks quite plain from outside but step inside and you notice the big altar, high ceilings, fabulous mosaic work, intricate wood and gilded carvings Theme of austerity runs through the interior.There are beautiful paintings on the walls. There are four chapels within the Cathedral. For the female visitors, church has strict dress code. Capris and Sleeveless attires are not permitted. Cathedral is open everyday from 7.30 am to 6 pm. However tourists are not permitted during Mass Timings Weekdays – 7.30 am and 6.00 pm Sunday – 7.15 am, 10.00 am and 4.00 pm
  • Beautiful Church. Surrounded by large open spaces. There's also a garden. One can find clean drinking water just outside the church.
  • Very good cathedral, having good and very maintained museum. Good place to visit very peaceful and calm environment. Around the Cathedral huge gardens are available where you can seat and rest. Nice place to visit with your friends and family.