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Church Basilica Bom Jesus

India's first church The Basilica of Bom Jesus is located in old Goa city, north Goa. Borea Jezuchi Bajilika or Basilica of Bom Jesus is a most popular church in Goa state which was built in 1605 by Portuguese ruler. It is situated at old (Velha) Goa city which was old capital of Goa during Portuguese rule. This church is now listed at UNESCO world heritage site. This church has St. Francis Xavier's body which shows church to general public every 10 after. Latest Church management showed it in 2014 to public. There are several people come to visit this body from all over world. Church celebrates also feast of the St. Francis Xavier on 3 December every year. Several people come to visit this fort every day at old Goa city. This church is more than 408 years but church maintaining regular by management team and Goa government.

How Can reach:- Old Goa city was previous capital of the Portuguese rule period. This city is approx only 11 kilometers far from Goa state current capital city Panaji. Its nearest local railway station is karmali which is only 4.6 kilometers far. It is also well connected to Goa international airport which distance is 25 kilometers. Its distance from Margaon city is 33 kilometers.

Nearest Accommodations:- Shubhankar Heritage Hotel (0832 228 4619), Hotel Wilsha (080075 96131), Cozy Woods (098224 86827), The Fern Kadamba (0832 244 2211), Casa Chhabra (0832 244 4220), Pavni Holidays (093245 71274), Bed&Breakfast in Old Goa (0832 244 3133), OYO Home 9870 (070650 67425), Sharayu green apartment corlim (), Gasfields Goa Guest House (), Vakratunda

Nearest other Tourist Attractions:- Wax World Museum, Archaeological Museum Of Goa, Se Cathedral, Museum Of Christian Art, Church of St. Francis of Assisi & Church of St Cajetan etc.

Visit Information:-

Location: Old Goa City

Address: Old Goa Rd, Bainguinim, Goa 403402

Nearest Bus Stop: Gandhi Circle

UNESCO World Heritage Site: from 1986

Opened: 15 May 1605

Nearest Railway Station: Karmali (2.1 KM)


Phone No.:+91 0832 2285790

Open: Every Day

Timings: 9.0 am to 6.30 pm

Entry Fee (Ticket Price): FREE

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 25.8 KM

Panjim City: 11.3 KM

Madgaon City: 33.0 KM