Churches of Goa

Here are a number of churches in Goa built by the Portuguese. Many magnificent churches were built by them in Old Goa which is well known for its churches. The Old Goa churches remind of its former glory that once rivaled that of Rome. It was known to the world as ‘Golden Goa’ or ‘Pearl of the Orient’ in 16th and 17th centuries in its glory days. Some of the churches at Old Goa are