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Tomb of St. Francis Xavier

Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
+91 832 228 5790
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Basilica of Bom Jesus | Old Goa, Panjim, India
+91 832 228 5790

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice clean and well maintained really beautiful lots of rich history for tourist and visitors will always recommend this place.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful old church in red bricks , stands out in serene south Goa , inside its all gold plated , Don't click selfies with God its considered poor manners , Its a highly religious place for followers its a functional church just not the...More

Thank tiasmr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome place & a must visit during the trip to Panjim. It's really unbelievable to see the real body of St Francis Xavier kept in the tomb. The body is kept openly for public view for 45 days, once in 10 years. The next...More

Thank 657gaurav1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are traveling with family this place would be a good place to click pics and have a look of the view

Thank priyanka j
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Tomb of st. Francis Xavier is located in basilica of Bon Jesus.. it is said that the body is still alive in the tomb. This tomb is also put in the old goa church for the visitors to watch closely. A holy place carrying so...More

Thank CM_121
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A must see tourist spot in Goa. Highly instagrammable. The mummy of St. Francis Xavier makes it more interesting. on some spots inside the church near the mummy they don't allow you to take photos, but that only applies if you get caught! I took...More

Thank atiyaa2017
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I think this place is more important to any Christian.. But if you see as a third person , it's a classic place with fine architecture design.... And the mummy of st. Xavier stored is preserved nicely..

Thank Del V
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The guide tells you all details of the Mummy of St. Francis Xavier. He also tells how one finger of the mummy was cut my a girl and taken to portugal. There is also a light and sound show. There is also a small christian...More

Thank 27Nam
Reviewed 23 June 2017

There is a great history to this place and it was fascinating to listen to the stories. The guide was very knowledgeable and explained everything in detail and charged just Rs. 100.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The body of Francis Xavier is kept in this church....It's a must place to visit in Goa.Once every 10 years they are put on public display they move the body from one church to another...

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Response from Priya Rani F | Reviewed this property |
It is a church being used for religious purpose regularly. It is free.