Basilica Of Bom Jesu

goa, india

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Basilica Of Bom Jesu

goa, india

Famous for: History and Culture, Architecture, Churches, Monuments
Basilica Of Bom Jesu is famous for its baroque architecture and art galleries. Also, do listen to the history of this church, it will leave you surprised.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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9:00 - 18:30 : Monday - Saturday
10:30 - 18:30 : Sunday
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Basilica of Bom Jesu is declared a World Heritage Monument. The church houses the sacred relics of St. Francis Xavier, patron saint of Goa. It was found that the saint's body remains as fresh as the day it was buried even today.
Public viewing of saint's body every ten years attracts lakhs of pilgrims. The story behind goes like this: "When St. Francis died, his body was covered with lots of lime so that the flesh would decompose quickly. When the body was exhumed the lime was removed and to the astonishment of all, it was noticed that the body was as fresh as when it was buried".

Contact

local_phone +91 832 2285790
5:15 AM Local Time

Location

Old Goa Road Bainguinim North Goa Goa India 403402
City center: Goa
Nearest airport: Goa International Airport

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