Basilica of Bom Jesus at Old Goa will be closed for…

The famous historical Basilica of Bom Jesus at Old Goa will not be open for visitors during the Holy Week – 14th April to 17th April (morning).

The Maundy Thursday service will be held for devotees on April 14 at 5 pm. The next day’s service (Good Friday) will start at 3 pm. Saturday’s service will be at 6 pm. The Basilica will be reopened for visitors after the morning services on Easter Sunday (April 17).

It is the finest example of Baroque architecture in India. The Jesuits built the Basilica of Bom Jesus, between the years 1594 –1605 with its three-storied façade showing Iconic, Doric and Corinthian orders. It is the only church in Goa whose exteriors and denude are of plaster. On the gilded high altar, a small statue of Bom Jesus to whom the church is dedicated occupies a place on the base of the pedestal bearing the giant figure of St. Ignatius of Loyola, who founded the Jesuit order.

You Might Also Be Interested In

A Very FENI Story
Life of a middle class Indian is a comedy; it inspires my characters: Manoj Bajpayee at IFFI In-Conv...
Fish to control mosquitoes in Goa?
Snakes: Unravelling the Mystery - Take them home from Goa!
India to restart international flights from...
Shri Anurag Thakur announces Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2021
Stay Hydrated This Summer
Monkey Mind Hostel
Enjoy Goa With Your Children
Helicopters in Goa to the rescue!
Exotic, fascinating animals to come to Goa's Bondla Zoo!
10 Must Do Watersport activities in Goa (2022)
Butterflies at Goa's Cotigao butterfly park awes visitors
Easter weekend return trips from Goa to be more expensive
Take Goa's heritage back home with you by...
Call for Goan Films - Iffi 2021
A new Goa Bazaar complex just for Goan handicrafts!
Concert for Peace held at Caava Courtyard
Thivim railway station of Goa has a new recreation space! Hostel
Loneliness is almost like a...
  The Golden Heart of Goa
Dudhsagar waterfalls closed to tourist taxis
Life In The Sunshine State Of Goa Post The Pandemic
IHCL Elevates Mr. Vincent Ramos As Senior Vice President
Single-use plastic items will be banned in Goa from July 1!
A Festival Like No Other ….. (IFFI 2021)
'Spirit of Goa' Feni/ Food festival will be back!
Swimming ban in Goa enforced! Why?
New tribal museum for Goa!
IFFI 52 unveils potpourri of films in World Panorama Section
Two more biodiversity heritage sites in Goa!
Goa beaches are being watched... through a new app!
Goicar, Goa’s No 1 Self Drive Car Rental Service
New Panjim Pedestrian bridge to be done by June end!
Feni distillers in Goa show how the heritage drink is made at their 'bhatis'
Will there be a new Unesco World Heritage Site in Goa?
Goa Night Activities (other than clubbing)
Thundershowers for the next few days in Goa...
A whole swarm of Olive Ridely turtles makes a dash to South Goa beaches!
A Japanese Dining Experience at Grand Hyatt Goa
A new hack to increase crop in Goa?
NFAI enriches its collection by adding 8...
IFFI 52 International Competition Film Charlotte captures...
Historic Cabo de Rama Fort to get a makeover!
Ho Ho Ho! Harley Santas Ride All The Way To Grand Hyatt Goa
Check out what is trendy right now among Goa's Indian tourists
The monsoon season may start a bit earlier in Goa !
Cutest tourist - German Shepherd, Maggie, explores Goa!
Mango among ‘mango people’ - -The king of fruits in the sunshine state of Goa

Author: Planet Goa Team
For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

Leave a Reply