ST. FRANCIS OF ASISI CHURCH, DIU

Diu Church of St Francis of Assisi is counted among the highly venerated churches in the region. Its foundation was kept in 1593 AD. It boasts of an impressive structure overlooking the very gorgeous Arabian Sea. Today this famous church has been turned into a Hospital

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Diu Church of St Francis of Assisi is one of the very old churches in the district of Diu. More...  

Church of St Francis of Assisi, Diu is counted amongst the decidedly sanctified Churches that brag of its overwhelming edifice neglecting the comeliness of picturesque Arabian Sea. But if talking of present, this quaint church has been rehabilitated into an infirmary. More...

Definitely the best example to relish the Portuguese glory is Monuments. But, there are some very famous Holy places in Diu that account for these. One of these are Church of St Francis of Assisi in Diu. More...

Many of the churches, like the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi (lower right), now serve new functions. This one is currently being used as a hospital but mass is still said here at least once a year. More...