Goa is internationally famous for its beaches but its intricate churchesare also the popular tourist’s attractions. Lovingly called the Rome of the East, Goa Churches are the living testimony ofthe rich historical past and depicts the rule of the Portuguese in Goa in bygone era. Churches still wear the same old charmeven though the Portuguese left the place a long decade ago.
Portuguesebuild these religious testimonies in Goa tospread Christianity and convent as many people as they can into Christian. Besidethat the churches helped to spread education as well as they were importantfrom the religious point of view. Today these architectural wonders draw largenumber of people from all over the world, who offer homage and prayers at thesereligious significance churches.
Important Churches in Goa
- Chapel of the St. Catherine Goa
- Church of Our lady of Rosary
- Goa Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Se Cathedral
- Reis MagosChurch
- St. Francis of Assisi
- Chapel of the St. Francis Xavier
- St. Augustine Church