Seek the Lord's blessings at Bom Jesus Basilica

Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa

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Best time to visit

Jan - Dec

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4-5 Days

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Rs. 5,999

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832 2437132

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Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. Paryatan Bhavan, 3rd Floor, Patto, Panaji-Goa, India 403001.
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Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa

The Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa is one of the most famous attractions of this little paradisiacal state of India. Still reeling under the Portuguese rule in the state, Goa is home to a plethora of architectural marvels that remind people of the bygone era. The Bom Jesus Basilica is one such place. The Bom Jesus basilica church in Goa, also known as the Borea Jezuchi Bajilika, is visited by hundreds of locals and tourists all through the year.

Old Goa Church History

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is more than 400 years old. It is home to the tomb as well as the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. The Basilica of Bom Jesus body remains are taken out once every decade, calling for a huge festival all across Goa, attracting pilgrims from all over the world.

Basilica of Bom Jesus Architecture

The Jesuit church is built in Baroque architectural style. Its white-washed exterior is considered to be the finest example of Baroqe architecture in India.

The church is located in Old Goa, and there are freelance guides available right outside the church to explain the significance of everything outside and inside the monument. However, there isn’t really any requirement for a guide actually, since there are plaques inside and outside explaining everything.

Find out the Basilica of Bom Jesus timings before you go there, especially if you are looking to enjoy the Sunday mass. Depending upon different language preferences, the mass is held at different times for English and Konkani.

Basilica of Bom Jesus Facts

Completed in 1605, the church is more than 400 years old. The church was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The church houses the tomb of St. Francis Xavier, a missionary from Spain.


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The Basilica of Bom Jesus was constructed in the year 1605.

The name of the Church, Bom Jesus, literally translates to "Good Jesus" and is used for Jesus when he was an infant.

No photography of person is allowed in the church. There are people vigilant about it and they even ask to delete the photos if they are clicked. However, you are free to click as many of the basilica alone without a human in it.

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