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St. Augustine's Tower

Monte Santo, India
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Makes one wonder what it was!

St. Augustine Tower is a stand-out among the ruins of St. Augustine Church in Old Goa and is part... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
iammanish2015
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Pune, India
Magnificent.

The Ruins of St Augustine Complex, Old Goa. A huge expanse, ruins of a church built 408 years... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
two12year0lds
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Salmiya, Kuwait
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

St. Augustine Tower is a stand-out among the ruins of St. Augustine Church in Old Goa and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Not to be missed for photo-seekers and the casual tourist alike! The St. Augustine complex was among the largest and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Ruins of St Augustine Complex, Old Goa. A huge expanse, ruins of a church built 408 years ago...and a 46-metre-high colossal belfry tower, all that remains of what was once one of Goa's largest building—the Augustinian Monastery. Here's a fascinating fact: the tower's huge...More

Thank two12year0lds
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This left out tower is covered by greenery and looks beautiful. This is one of the must visit places of Old Goa.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is a hidden gem located a stone's throw away from the well-known historic monuments of Old Goa. These ruins of St. Augustine's Church are hauntingly beautiful, to say the least. Being here will give you a slightly eerie feel. Great place to explore...More

Thank Neelomi
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Many tourists used to give this place a miss on their way to old goa thinking that its just the ruins of a church left behind. But I would say this is one of the most beautiful and must visit places in Goa, which gives...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Very famous church or we can say a monument situated in old goa. Well known place for the movie shooting, as one song from bollywood movie singham named Sathiya has been shooted here. Must visiting place in old Goa.

Thank Milan P
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

20 years ago, the only thing I saw of St Augustine was the front facade. Now the restoration gives an entirely different view. Painstaking efforts being made at restoring past glory, which are documented once you enter the site. It's gives a flavor of what...More

Thank 643sujatas
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Just around 500mts from the famous Basilica of Old Goa, there is the ruins of the the St. Augustine's church. once upon a time a vibrant & imposing church, now only a part of the front facade remains. I have grown up around this area...More

Thank aarondmello d
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Still stands high & telling glorious past of Goa. 46 meter high Auguistine church tower & ruins of church is a UNESCO world heritage site. The most spectacular monument of Goa was built in 1602 by 12 Augustian monks. In 1835 Portuguese expelled Augustians resulted...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Part of world heritage listing the former church is in ruins now. However it is popular as movie shooting site

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