Margao - The Se Cathedral




The Margao - The Se Cathedral trip is one of the most availed tours from Margao. The Se Cathedral is the largest church in the continent of Asia and one of the architectural wonders of the state.

Located in old Goa, Se Cathedral is almost 40 Kilometers away from Margao. The magnificent church is dedicated to Alexendria's St. Catherine. The Portuguese constructed this church during the 16th century. The Margao to Se Cathedral tour carries immense importance for the religious people, art lovers and general tourists.

The architectural style of the the Se Cathedral reflects a perfect blend of Portuguese and Gothic designs. The 250 feet long church has a width of 181 feet.

The Golden Bell - the huge bell of the Se Cathedral is the prime attraction of the place. The heavy but pleasant sound of the bell can be heard from great distances. Se Cathedral's walls are adorned with old and valuable paintings and murals.

A legendary story is associated with the Chapel of Cross situated within the church complex. As per local belief, in 1919, an image of Jesus was viewed in that place and since then the cross of the chapel is growing continuously.



Last Updated on 20 September 2011



     


     

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