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Se Cathedral, Panjim

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#32 of 587 in Things to do in Goa
One of the largest churches in Asia, Se Cathedral reminds visitors the glory days colonial Portugal enjoyed in this part of the world. Dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria, this cathedral features classic Portuguese-Manueline style, with a tall tower housing a large bell known for its rich tone. Intricately ornamented altarpieces, elaborate ornaments, and a baptismal font once used by Saint Francis Xavier are among the highlights inside the church. Using our international travel planner, Goa attractions like Se Cathedral can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Very beautiful church in an expansive garden which is very well maintained. My only gripe is that the govt needs to cut down on restaurants and hoardings popping all over that destroys the beautiful c...  more »
  • I have been there a couple of times. This time I was with family kids. They loved to encounter the traces of history and aesthetics. Every inch is full of beauty. One can spend the whole day here just...  more »
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  • The Se Cathedral church is one of the greatest churches built in Goa. When attending mass inside, it gives you the feeling of being inside an old European church. It's magnificence is only comparable to that of the great Roman churches. When there are no masses, the church is open for tourists and visitors. It feels very peaceful to simply sit on the pew and pray or meditate.
  • It's tooooo huge. You must have proper dressing to get into. You can relax and sit outside. In one word "awesome!!"
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