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Church & Convent of St Francis of Assisi

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The Se Cathedral has a prestigious neighbour towards its west where the Convent of St. Francis of Assisi is located. Created in the year 1517 by the famous eight Franciscan friars this Convent started off the block as a small chapel with a few houses belonging to Thanedar Joao Machado which were offered by the Governor to the friars.

Modified in 1521 as a church it was later consecrated on 2nd Aug 1602 to the Holy Spirit. The Convent plays host to a museum of Archaeological survey of India and boasts of some of the best collections of artifacts, sculptures and paintings. The scenes from the Bible are displayed on the wall frescoes inside the convent and the original nine altars and six chapels have been reduced to only three.
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Church Open 7.30 am - 6.30 pm Archaeological Museum is open from 9 am to 12:30 pm and 3 to 6:30 pm except on Sundays
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