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Places to Visit at Calangute

St Alex Church

Built in 1597, St Alex Church is one of the oldest churches in Goa.

Done up beautifully, with magnificent interiors and ornate altars, the Church’s splendid architecture makes it worth a visit.

St Alex Church has seven altars and a Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. The Grotto was the first Grotto dedicated to Our Lady in entire Goa.

 

Feasts held at St Alex Church

11 Feb                         Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

22 Jul                           Feast of St Alex – Patron

15 Aug                         Feast of Our Lady of Assumption

08 Sep                         Feast of Our Lady of mount

08 Dec                         Feast of our Lady of Immaculate Conception

 

 

Kerkar Art Complex

Kerkar Art Gallery is a popular art gallery which displays sculptures and paintings made by artist Subodh Kerkar.

Several Art Exhibitions are organised here during summers to display selected works of various artists from all over India.

The main attraction of this art gallery is Terracotta and elliptical-shaped collectibles.

Workshops for painters and sculptors are also organised in Kerkar art complex.  Also, Indian Classical music concerts and dance programmes are held on Thursdays and Fridays.

 

 

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