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Old Goa

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Old Goa is a historical city in North Goa constructed in the 15th century, and served as capital of Portuguese India from the 16th century. The remains of the city are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Old Goa contains churches affiliated to various congregations, including the Se Cathedral (the seat of the Archbishop of Goa), the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, the Church of S. Caetano, and notably, the Basilica of Bom Jesus which contains the relics of Saint Francis Xavier.

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Heritage Site (UNESCO Heritage Site)

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