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Goa Sights

Sé (St. Catherine's) Cathedral

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 10/07/2014

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Across the road from Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa, Goa, 403402, India

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–6:30, Sun. 10–6:30

Updated 10/07/2014

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