10 Most Famous Sacred Destinations of India

Basilica of Bom Jesus


The Basilica of Bom Jesus is a 400-year old church located in Old Goa, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The church has the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, patron saint of Goa who died in the year 1552, preserved in a well-decorated casket and once in every ten year exhibitions of the 'body' are held. The name Bom Jesus refers to the infant Jesus and this church is India's first minor basilica; one of the perfect examples of baroque architecture in India.

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1: Where are the remaining 8?
Posted by: Dhanush - 25 Nov, 2014