Basilica of Bom Jesus:
This church attacts thousands of pilgrims from across the world for a glimpse of the relics of St. Francis Xavier. The Mausaleum is tiled with white marble and the silver casket is embellished with precious stones, this church offers a rich blend of culture and architecture built in the 16th century.
Offering the 'Golden Bell' as its main attraction. This cathedral also carries the proud medal for being one of the largest in Goa, with its main carved altar coming alive with scenes from St. Catherine's life.
St. Francis of Assisi:
Gilded carved wood-work, old murals making it one of most magnificent buildings in Goa.
Church of Mae De Deus, Saligao:
Gothic structure nestled amidst picturesque surroundings at Saligao, has a shine of Mae De Deus (Mother of God).
Jerome's Church at Mapusa:
Comprising of three altars, the main one dedicated to Our Lady of Miracles.
The fort has a proud possession of Asia's first Lighthouse. Aguada fort was built as a guardian monitoring entry to the river Mandovi. Little away is the Reis magos Fort where the Church of Reis Magos is situated.
Rama Fort: Bastion of
the southern coast was rebuilt by the Portuguese and further used as a prison.
Bastion of the southern coast was rebuilt by the Portuguese and further used as a prison.
Portuguese built this fort for their protection from various other rulers. Remains of escape tunnels can still be found at the site.