Trip Planner:   Asia  /  India  /  Goa  /  North Goa District  /  Calangute  /  St. Alex Church

St. Alex Church, Goa

4.3
#7 of 87 in Historic Sites in Goa
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Admire the striking white facade of St. Alex Church, where thousands of Christian devotees gather for prayer and communion. Built in 1741 by the village communities, the church was financed thanks to donations and the goodwill of locals. As you approach the compound, notice how the dome resembles that of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Examine the Indian-style "cupola falsa" inside, as well as the seven altars and the main sanctuary. Afterwards, head outside to the churchyard to see the Grotto of Our Lady. The museum nearby offers a detailed history of the church. Put St. Alex Church into our Goa route maker site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Goa.
Create an itinerary including St. Alex Church

St. Alex Church reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
376 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • St. Alex church is situated in Calangute and famous among locals. Located in north Goa. Beautiful building and clean surroundings. You may visit during your holiday in Goa.  more »
  • located in north goa in arpora calangute built in 1741 opening hour of church is 9 am to 8:30 pm overall nice  more »
Google
  • Marvelous architecture. Shows the commitment of the Portuguese towards the Goan churches and overall well being. Can accommodate more than 1000 people easily. Easy to reach.
  • A peaceful place. Beautiful monument. You can feel the calm. Beautiful work of art and sculptures

Plan your trip to Goa

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.