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 of Goa has now been turned into a museum. Amazing fact about the church is that the architectural style of the church has a mix of Christian and Hindu elements.
The Church of St. Francis of Assissi has been designed very finely.The main entrance of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi is in Manuline style and the exterior of the church is of the Tuscan order.There is a statue of St. Michael right at the entrance of the church. The congregation hall has two large statues of Jesus Christ and St. Francis of Assisi and is heavily decorated with carvings
The structure is lime-plastered and built of laterite blocks. The church has a nave with three chapels on either side, two altars in the transept and a main altar, a choir and faces west. The internal buttress walls separates the chapels and supports the gallery on top have frescoes showing intricate floral designs. The main altar is Baroque with Corinthian features. The internal buttress walls separating the chapels and supporting the gallery on top have frescoes showing intricate floral designs. The church faces west and has a nave with three chapels on either side, a choir, two altars in the transept and a main altar. To the north of the main altar is a belfry and a sacristy. The convent, which forms an annexure to the church, now houses the Archaeological Museum.
Old Goa, 9 Km from Panaji, in the same compound as the Se Cathedral. St. Francis of Assisi Church can be reached easily by hiring local transport like cab, auto or even bus from Panaji or anywhere 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
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, 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
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
The Church of St. Cajetan - Goa 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
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 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