Asia & Oceania

Basilica of Our Lady of Graces

Basilica of Our Lady of Graces in Sardhana

+91 94 125 153 86

Basilica of Our Lady of Graces, Jain Gali, Sardhana, Utar Pradeš, Indija

Every day from 6.00 am to 7.00 pm

Basilica of Our Lady of Graces, also known as Churches among the Churches, is dedicated to Virgin Mary. The Church was built by Begum Samru, a Nautch girl of 14 who married a European mercenary soldier Walter Reinhardt Sombre. Samru converted to Roman Catholicism in 1781 and adopted the name Joanna Nobilis. She is regarded as the only Catholic ruler in India, and ruled the Principality of Sardhana in 18th and 19th century.Continue Reading

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Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours, Thrissur

+91 2420906

Our Lady of Dolours Basilica Church, Thrissur, Kerala, Indija

Every day from 7.00 am to 8.00 pm

Special Features of Our Lady of Dolours Thrissur Basilica Biggest and tallest church in Asia Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours Thrissur has got an area of 25000 sq. ft with three towers, two in front and one in rear. The front towers are having a height of 146 feet and the rear tower is having a height of 260 feet.Continue Reading

Basilica of Bom Jesus

Basilica of Bom Jesus and the Tomb of St. Francis Xavier

00 91 832 228 5790

Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa Road, Bainguinim, Goa, Indija

Every day: from 7.00 am to 8.00 pm

Basilica of Bom Jesus Located in Old Goa, India, the Basilica of Bom Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The church is called “Bom Jesus” meaning ‘good Jesus’ or ‘infant Jesus’ to whom it is dedicated. The Basilica of Bom Jesus holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier in Goa. The Tomb of St.Continue Reading

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Bandel Church – Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary

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Bandel Church, Keota, Bandel, Hooghly, Zahodna Bengalija, Indija

History of Bandel Church  Around the middle of the 16th century, the Portuguese began using Bandel as a port. During or around 1571, they were given permission by Akbar, the Mughal emperor, to build a town in Hooghly. As they began settling around the area, their priests began to baptise the natives – by 1598, Catholics in Hooghly numbered around five thousand, including natives and mixed races.Continue Reading