Basilica Of Bom Jesus : Famous Church In Goa

Located in Old Goa, the Basilica of Bom Jesus was built in 1605 AD. Known all through the Catholic world, the sixteenth-century house of God is India's first Minor Basilica and it is named as the best instance of extravagant design of India. This opulent structure is comprised of white marbles and has beautifully decorated with inlay work. Visitors pay a visit here in search of peace and tranquility and so the Basilica of Bom Jesus is one of the most important tourist attractions of Goa. The church also houses paintings that portray the life of St. Francis Xavier. Consistently a huge number of individuals visit the house of prayer particularly in December, at the hour of New Years'. The façade through is a good example of baroque architecture which combines different elements of Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian design. Your tour to Goa is incomplete without exploring the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Pay a visit here and witness the beauty of the old church of Goa.

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