Goa Sights


Sé (St. Catherine's) Cathedral

Sé (St. Catherine's) Cathedral Review

The imposing white Sé (St. Catherine's) Cathedral—the largest church in Old Goa—was built between 1562 and 1652 by order of the King of Portugal. Fine carvings depict scenes from the life of Christ and the Blessed Virgin over the main altar, which commemorates St. Catherine of Alexandria. Several splendidly decorated chapels are dedicated to St. Joseph, St. George, St. Anthony, St. Bernard, and the Holy Cross. Only one of the cathedral's two original majestic towers remains; the other collapsed in 1776.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Across the road from Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa, Goa, 403402
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 9–6:30, Sun. 10–6:30
  • Location: Old Goa
Updated: 10-04-2012

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