Margao - Church of St. Francis of Assisi




Another tour that is popular with the religiously inclined crowd and also tourists of all age is the Margao - Church of St. Francis of Assisi trip.
The Church of St. Francis of Assisi lies in Old Goa, a distance of almost 40 Kilometers from Margao.

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi shares the same complex with another famous church - Se Cathedral. Built during the beginning of the16th century, a part of the church has been transformed into an excellent museum. A classic amalgamation of Christian and Hindu architectural styles, the Church of St. Francis of Assisi was demolished to rebuilt in the 17th century.

The wonderfully painted church and the intricate carvings attract art lovers and tourists alike. The statues of Jesus and St. Francis adorn the Congregation Hall of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi. The picturesque church is a must visit tourist spot from Margao



Last Updated on 20 September 2011



     


     

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