Goa, The city of beaches is no less in any of the aspects. Yes, it is not just a land for partying but you can go and see the most amazing churches which are present in Goa for several decades. There are beautiful churches which will leave you spell bound. So plan a trip and visit the churches mentioned below.
Se Cathedral is present in Old Goa and is the largest church in India. This is the most famous church in Goa. It was built to celebrate the victory of Afonso, a Portuguese ruler. The church was gifted with a golden rose which is present on the tomb of Francis Xavier. It is believed that version of Christ appeared in the chapel of this church.
Church of Our Lady of Miracles
Located in Sanguem, this church was built in 1594, where once existed a Hindu Temple. So this place is considered sacred by Hindus as well as the Christians. This place has a beautiful architecture. A feast day is celebrated after 16 days of Easter which is a major attraction of this place where you can spot people from all religions.
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
This church is situated in Panjim where everyday masses are conducted in English, Portuguese and Konkani. A big bell tower is there in the church which is the second largest church bell and was built in 1871. The colors of the church adds a lively feeling to it.
Church of Lady of Rosary
Located in West of Basilica of Bom Jesus, this church is one of the oldest one in the city. Two beautiful chapels and altars are present in the church. The altar is dedicated to The Mother. For the people who want to experience silence, this is the place for you. You may book a ticket in any of the available Mumbai to Goa flight to land here to pray and get yourself purified at this church.
Goa is a land to explore. The beautiful churches, their holiness, and history will make you more glued to this place. Every day a number of flights leave to this destination. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and visit this beautiful and holy place.