Located in the capital city of Panaji
in North Goa District
, Church of Our Lady of the Rock of France was built by grateful seamen who were miraculously saved from a severe plague. They believed that Our Lady had saved them. Situated in Bardez
on river Mandovi
, the church is dedicated to 'Nossa Senhora de Penha de Franca.' The tower of the church, built in octagonal shape, attracts a lot of visitors.