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St Cajetan Church - Churches in Goa

The Church of St. Cajetan was originally known as Church of Our Lady of Divine Providence is located in Old Goa near the Se cathedral church. Church of St. Cajetan has been modeled on the primary design of the Basilica of St. Peter in Rome and is architecturally Corinthian both internally and externally. The stunning altars are golden and are decorated with lovely carvings in the Baroque style. The Church building is constructed of laterite blocks and plastered with lime.

The architectural style of the temple is known all over the world and the major attraction of tourist who visit this place. Inside the church, one will find three altars on the left which are dedicated to the Holy family of Our Lady of Piety and St. Clare. Towards right, one can see the altars of St. John, St. Cajetan and St. Agnes are situated. On the right hand side of the church, the largest of the altars is dedicated to St Cajetan. There is an adorned wooden pulpit emerging from one of the piers. There is a well in the premises of the church that is very old. The presence of this well has made many historians to speculate that there was a Hindu temple at this site and the temple might have been destroyed during the time of invasion. Some others believe that the well was planned by the architect in order to provide stability to the structure.

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Churches in Goa

Pristine white sands, Swaying palms, and sparkling blue water and ancient churches are the four main component of this beautiful land. Goa is known for the rich culture and heritage. The heritage of Goa is rich with Forts, Temples and Churches all f

Se Cathedral Church Goa

The Se Cathedral of Goa is situated 9 kms from the Panaji, right on the bank of River Mandovi in Old Goa. The Church is a magnificent 16th century monument and supposed to be the largest in Asia is one of the famous churches in Goa.Dedicated to St. C

St. Anne Church Goa

St. Anne Church, Goa, is situated in the small village called Talaulim on the banks of the river Siridao.It is the most renowned and distinguished church in Goa, known for its excellent architecture.The St. Anne Church at Talaulim was founded in the

St. Augustine Church Goa

The Church of St Augustine Goa was constructed 1602 AD by the efforts of 12 Augustian Friars after they arrived at Goa on 3rd September 1572 AD. It was built on the Holy Hill at Old Goa. The Saint Augustine church was considered to be one of the grea

Chapel Of St. Catherine Old Goa

The Chapel of St. Catherine is situated old Goa next to Se Cathedral and west of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi. There is narrow road from the Church of St Francis that leads west to the Chapel of St. Catherine. This chapel is dedicated to Cathe

St Francis of Assisi Church

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi is located in Old Goa and 9 Km away from Panaji. and is situated in the same complex, where Se Cathedral is situated. The church is a amazing building, constructed during 1517-1521 AD. St. Francis of Assissi Church

St Paul Church Goa

St Paul Church Goa - Goa Churches.The St. Paul church was a very famous educational institution in India and was considered among the leading educational institutions here. Two priests, Diogo de Borba and Miguel Vaz started the Santa Fe confraternity

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