Panjim Church (Goa)

Panjim church is located in Panajim, the beautiful city of Goa. It is one of the best attractions of Panjim that is located in the heart of the city and is the first church of Goa. It was built in 1541 that believed to have been built by Chapel. This chapel later rebuilt it in 1619. You can see the entire view of the lovely Panjim city while standing on the gallery of the church.

Earlier, the church had an ancient bell that was abstracted from the Augustinian ruins of the Church. This bell is also known to be the second largest of its kind in Goa. It still stands in the church. The architecture of the present church is a beautiful portmanteau of the Portuguese-Baroque and Goan styles. You can see it from a great distance, and it is also known as the ‘crown’ of Panaji.

You would feel a calm and soothing feeling once you enter the church. The architecture and design of the church are explicit. The color remains pristine. The church is a must visit in Panjim. This church has been featured in so many movies. When you visit to Goa, you must visit this church. It is a very nice place to get some memorable pictures.

On the 8th of December, this church celebrates the fiesta of the Impeccable Conception with great excitement. The celebrations are preceded by a nine-day novena. The church is decorated with a richness of lights and the vaulted ceiling is strung with blue and white flowers which reflect the color scheme of the church. One thing people must keep in mind is that they should not wear short clothes, be it a girl or a boy because the entry is then restricted. The church is a must visit in Panjim.


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