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Tomb of St. Francis Xavier

Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
+91 832 228 5790
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Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
+91 832 228 5790

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The experience was underwhelming. One comes to Basilica of Bom Jesus with high expectations and while the Basilica itself is not preserved as well as it should be, the part housing the tomb of St Francis Xavier is relatively poorly kept. Signage is almost non-existent...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The tomb of St Francis Xavier where he was lay was a very touching place. It was a place to connect our faith and say a little prayer . It is good to visit for the young family because it has a history of Goa...More

Thank susan2259
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful and god blessing place to visit . You will feel peace of mind. Full family will enjoy and learn about historical place.

Thank hasit_99
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Every year thousands of people flock to this place but still you can find this place enjoying and really peaceful. The church has the body of St.Xavier and is beautifully preserved in a coffin. The church also looks very religiously maintained and offered for people...More

Thank Divya S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

the place is good for those who want to visit old historic places and enjoy the view, take pictures and be a tourist exploring the city.

Thank kunj p
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Make sure to spend time here and not rush through. Take a guide along to grasp the significance of the place.

Thank MaulshreeMahajan
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We reached this place after a 40 min drive from calangute. There is a parking lot which is chargeable else u can park ur car near the garage area. The church does have a entry fee when u want to see the museum. church is...More

Thank Rahul9791
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Amazing churh from inside as well as outside.....best time to visit is winter or monsoon...the special thing about this church is that body of St Francis Xavier is kept.....every year the body is cleaned and huge ceremony is organised for the same....the area is very...More

Thank TejashreeKulkarni
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Church where body of St Francis Xavier is kept. Heritage site. Well maintained. Guides present. good parking space. Clean and neat.

Thank win_noronha
Reviewed 21 May 2017

St. Francis Xavier's body did not decompose, he died in an island near China and was buried there, later was exhumed and brought to Goa. So there is no tomb of Saint Francis Xavier in Goa, his incorrupt body is placed in a casket and...More

Thank neviljose
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Response from Priya Rani F | Reviewed this property |
It is a church being used for religious purpose regularly. It is free.