Goa located in the South West India is known for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage. It is visited by millions of domestic as well as international tourists all round the year. On the other hand, Goa carnival also adds popularity to this place and huge tourist traffic is witnessed during that time. It becomes really difficult for people to find booking in Goa hotels during carnival. Even small hotels in Goa are flooded with guests therefore it will be a good idea to confirm your booking in Goa hotels in advance in order to avoid last minute rush.
Meanwhile, the majestic churches of Goa are not only pretty but its holy environment will fill your heart with belief and faith in God. The churches in Goa are also popular for its architectural wonders and it is also one of the reasons behind the popularity of this Portuguese inspired destination.
The scenic beauty and placement of the churches gives a picture perfect feel to the place. Some of the popular churches known for its architectural or belief are described in detail below.
Basilica of Bom Jesus is one of the renowned churches of Goa which is located in the old city. It is basically known for its royal Baroque architecture and heritage. The church was built in 1695 and has been named a Minor Basilica. Its architecture and peace plays an important role in its popularity.
The other church that is known worldwide for its beauty is the Church of Mary Immaculate Conception.
Established in 1541, it is famous landmark of Panaji and is also known as the crown of the city.
Some of other popular churches are Church of St. Monica, Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Church of St. Cajetan, Church of St Francis of Assisi and Se Cathedral.