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Tomb of St. Francis Xavier

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Address: Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
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Truly worth a visit.The architecture is great and the whole feel inside is the same.Difficult to pen down but a definite worthwhile visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Truly worth a visit.The architecture is great and the whole feel inside is the same.Difficult to pen down but a definite worthwhile visit.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Due to the Portuguese influence, Goa is known for its churches and this is one of them. A world Heritage site, this place has the remains of the body of St Francis.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a Christain but enjoyed the visit here. Its was nice to know the history related to this tomb. It gets very crowded,and hot so try and go early in the morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Tomb of St. Francis Xavier after service. There was quite a large crowd. The tomb was pretty much sealed but the devotion to him is still strong among the Goans. As you leave there are little donation boxes where you are able to write your requests to the Saint together with a small donation. Along the side... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The identity of this monument is that it is opposite the Basilica of Bom Jesus, sadly. However, it is a true beauty hidden opposite to the Basilica. Photos are not allowed inside the monument, but its truly a great spot to visit!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As churches go, this resembles a large version of a typical Roman Catholic mission of this vintage as seen all over the world. It is of simple construction, just glance up to the roof, but expertly enhanced by impressive ornate stonework, all surpassed by the golden Alter. The latter is very impressive indeed. Not an architectural gem by any means... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tomb is insdie Basilica of Bom Jesus. You can see the mummy of St. Francis Xavier, kept in transparent coffin kept at the height You feel very pious to see the mummy and place and have feeling of blessing from the saint.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Also wanted to visit the tomb of St. Francis Xavier,glad to have finally made it,felt a lot of warmth around,will definitely come back again with my family..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

good place to see its historical and cultural too. . and photogenic person love this place like me. hope u guys enjoy here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the privilege of visiting the Tomb when the last exposition of the body of the saint took place several decades ago. This visit was still worth it as the shrine has been kept immaculately. Photography is allowed and the location within the Basilica makes it a no brainer for any one interested in Goa's history.

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