Welcome to Basilica of Bom Jesus

Goa is one of the few spots in India where you can feel a strong Portuguese art and presence, Basilica is the very example of the same. This imposing Basilica contains the mortal remains and tomb of St Francis Xavier. The mausoleum, on the top of which is placed the silver casket with the body of St. Francis Xavier took ten years to complete. The casket containing his body is made of silver. The holy relics of the saint are displayed every ten years during the anniversary of the saint's death. Basilica of Bom Jesusis one of the key sites of sightseeing in Goa all round the year