The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 40 Kilometers away from Margao. The Basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. The Church is located in Old Goa, which was the capital of Goa in the early days of the Portuguese rule.
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Old Goa or Velha Goa (Velha means "old" in Portuguese) is a historical city in North Goa District. The city was constructed by the Bijapur Sultanate in the 15th century. Old Goa contains churches affiliated to various congregations, including the Se Cathedral (the seat of the Archbishop of Goa), the churches of St. Francis of Assisi, the church of St. Caetano and notably, the Basilica of Bom Jesus.