Visiting Goa? Add these chapels to your travel bucket list

Viresh Parsekar

WELCOME TO GOA

Every year, thousands of tourists are drawn to Goa's famous beaches, churches and vibrant culture.

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CHARMING CHAPELS

Apart from churches, there are several chapels in Goa, which have a unique charm of their own. Here are a few to add to your next trip to Goa.

Goa | Chapel | Heritage | North Goa | Old Goa | | Photo: Rohan Fernandes

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CHAPEL (Old Goa)

Built in 1519, the Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount is one of the oldest chapels in the area, and offers a panoramic view of the River Mandovi and its vicinity.

Goa | Chapel | Heritage | North Goa | Old Goa | | Photo: Rohan Fernandes

ST MODDY CHAPEL (Chinchinim)

Situated on a hill in the Durga ward of Chinchinim village, this spot offers stunning views of the village and its surroundings. Easily accessible by road, it's the perfect place to spend a leisurely evening, enjoying a picturesque sunset.

Goa | Chapel | Heritage | South Goa | | Photo: Rohan Fernandes

THREE KINGS CHAPEL (Cansaulim)

From the Three Kings Chapel, atop a hill in Cuelim, Cansaulim, you'll get some absolutely delightful views of the fields and villages down below. From this vantage point, visitors can also enjoy breathtaking glimpses of the sunrise and sunset.

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ST MICHAEL'S CHAPEL (Assonora)

This chapel, located on a hill in Assonora village in Bardez, North Goa, stands in the midst of serene green environs, and offers gorgeous views. It's an ideal spot for some peace and quiet, especially in the evenings.

Goa | Chapel | Heritage | North Goa | | Photo: VIresh Parsekar

ST SEBASTIAN CHAPEL (Panjim)

St Sebastian Chapel, in Panjim, was constructed in 1818. Each year, in November, a lively street fair is held outside the chapel to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Livrament.

Goa | Chapel | Heritage | Panjim City | | Photo: Rohan Fernandes

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