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Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception Church

Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception Church
Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception Church
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Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception Church,
Panjim, Goa

The church was one of the first to be built in Goa, certainly being there by 1541.

 

The early church was completely re-built from its foundations in 1619 and this was even considered, taking account of the still negligible population of the area and the size of the new church, is a striking commentary on the religious climate of the time and the wealth available to the churches.

 

The interior of the church is relatively simple by the standards of the time although the backdrop to the main altar, dedicated to Mary Immaculate, is impressive enough.

 

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