Ruins of St. Augustine Church, Old Goa

Just 500 meters from Basilica of Bom Jesus lies the ruins of St. Augustine. church. Situated on the top of Holy hill, this ruins also forms a part of churches and convents of Old Goa, a UNESCO world heritage site.   The church had 4 altars , 8 chapels and a convent with numerous cells….

Keshava Temple, Somanathpura

The Hoysala Empire was a prominent South Indian empire that ruled most of the modern-day state of Karnataka between the 10th and 14th centuries. The Hoysala era was an important period in the development of art, architecture and religion in South India. The capital city of Hoysalas was intially located in Belur and was then shifted…

Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa

The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Basilica do Bom Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage site, located in Goa. The basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, a Navarrese-Basque Roman Catholic missionary. The church is located in Old Goa, which was the capital of Goa during the Portuguese rule. Construction work on the…