Description The St. Augustine Church is one of the oldest churches built in Goa by 12 Augustian monks who arrived in Goa on 3rd September 1572. The construction of the church was completed in 1602 AD. Sadly, this church and the adjoining convent are in ruins due to the ban on religious orders passed by the Portuguese government. The bell was removed and was put in the church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception at Panaji in 1871. Quite amazingly, it is in working condition even today. The bell tower that remains amid the ruins belongs to one of the four of the St. Augustine Church's that once stood there. In the former days there used to be four altars, eight chapels and a convent attached to the church. The Church of St Augustine, when it was undamaged, was considered to be the largest in Goa.
Joshua Miranda Member Since December 2011 Artist Statement My name is Joshua Miranda been into photography for about 4 years and have loved every moment of it, I love taking photographs more of nature and architecture. Other then photography.