Churches and Cathedrals of Old Goa Half Day Tour – (Rome of the East)
Goa Churches are most renowned that has remnants existence of Portuguese ruler. This tour will be a half day tour that includes several churches constructed and worshipped by different congregations. Some of the most famous churches of Old Goa are – Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Church of St Francis of Assisi, Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate. For these most relevant churches of Goa, this city has been distinctly notified as World Heritage Tour recognized by UNESCO. After the end of the Churches and Cathedrals of Old Goa Half Day Tour, our driver will transfer you to your hotel.
Tour Duration: 4-5 hours approx.
Hotel Pick Up:
Morning our driver will pick you up from your booked hotel and proceed for an Half Day Tour sightseeing of Goa. Our guide will be assisting you in the sightseeing destination places and will explain you every nook and corner of the city of Goa. Some of the sightseeing attractions of Goa are discussed as below-
Basilica of Bom Jesus
This church was built in the year 1605 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Monument Site in Goa. It is a old church and one of the best examples of baroque architecture in India. It holds the mortal of that remains of St. Francis Xavier. The name of the Church is after good /holy Jesus. The architecture and the paintings that are designed on the walls of the church are marvelous that was built by Portuguese architect. Best time to visit this place is from October to April.
This is another important church in Goa that took 80 years to complete the construction. The Church is also known as Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina as it is dedicated to St. Catherine. It was built to show the victory of Portuguese over Muslim Rulers. The church consists of a legendary Golden Bell and is considered as Asia’s one of the largest churches. Our guide will tell you about its history and also about its architectural mystery. It is believed that ‘The Cross of Miracles’ is a tribute of some extraordinary powers.
Church of St Francis of Assisi
This is another attractive church in Goa and was built in the year 1661 showing the brilliant architecture of Portugal style. There is an art gallery where paintings depict the life of St. Francis life. The style of architecture was initially rebuilt as Tuscan with Baroque in Manueline style. Undoubtedly visiting these beautiful churches of this old town is a priority in your itinerary.
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate:
The church is one of the greatest Panaji tourism destinations and it is clean and tidy well maintained complex. The place is very beautiful and picturesque. The St. Xavier’s Chapel is another attraction of the church. From the church you can witness the panoramic viewpoint of the entire city from the top of the hill.
Back to your Hotel
After the end of Half Day Tour of Churches in Goa, our driver will drop you to your hotel and relax. Evening is free for leisure.
No. of Pax Rates
1 Pax 80 $
2 Pax 90 $
3 Pax 130 $
More than 4 Pax On Request