St. Paul Church
The St. Paul’s Church is the most renowned, surviving and functioning church, among the three churches built by the Portuguese in Diu island on the west coast of India, Proclaiming divinity in the quiet town of Diu, the church is easily accessible from the main land from the Portuguese village of Ghoghla or from Somnath.
The architecture of this church is famous for being one of those few in the country which is designed in the Baroque style, giving the church its current fame. The church is dedicated to the Lady of Immaculate Conception and is one of the oldest in India. The Church is renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship and elaborate artistry. The image of St. Mary at the altar is believed to have been carved out from a single large piece of Burmese teak. Visit it and light a candle and line it along with hundreds other at the altar.