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Dedicated to the holy St Catherine in Old Goa, the St Catherine is one of the most ancient and architectural building in Goa. It is the largest church in India and is one of the best places to visit in Goa. It is built based on the famous Portuguese-Manueline style of architecture and ha five huge bells one of them being known as the Golden Bell.
Famous for its beautiful architecture, the place is spread over a large area and has a museum.
The Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina, known as Se Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Latin Rite Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman and the seat of the Patriarch of the East Indies. Located in Old Goa, India, the largest church in India is dedicated to Catherine of Alexandria. It is one of the oldest and most celebrated religious buildings in Goa and is one of the largest churches in Asia. The Se Cathedral was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese under Afonso de Albuquerque over a Muslim army, leading to the capture of the city of Goa in 1510. Since the day of the victory happened to be on the feast of Saint Catherine, the cathedral was dedicated to her.