My second day in Goa, a tiny but strategic former Portuguese colony was animated. The well preserved churches and convents of Velha Goa which are aptly listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites presented yet another […]
Chapel of St. Catherine is located adjacent to Basilica of Bom Jesus and behind the mill stones of gun powder factory. This chapel was originally built in 1510 to celebrate the victory of Portuguese General Afonso […]
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount was built in the year 1510 by Afonso de Albuquerque, a Portuguese general.
These mill stones were displayed adjacent to Basilica Of Bom Jesus. They were salvaged from a factory site at Paneli, Old Goa.
Se Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria. It is the largest church in India and also one among the oldest. Se Cathedral has 8 chapels and 6 altars in addition to the main […]
Basilica of Bom Jesus (Borea Jezuchi Bajilika) in Old Goa houses the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. “Bom Jesus” means Good or Infant Jesus. The letters “IHS” at the top of the façade represents […]
Day 1, 15th March, 2015: After spending about 19 hours on not-so-comfortable yet not-so-cramped upper side berth of Trivandrum – H. Nizamuddin Express (22655) train’s AC 3-tier compartment, I finally arrived at Madgaon railway station […]