Maquinez Palace Goa - Our Lady of Victory Chapel

About Our Lady of Victory Chapel, Panjim

The Palace of Maquinezes also houses an 18th century chapel which was built in 1720 and dedicated to Nossa Senhora das Doris (Our Lady of Sorrows). It was a private chapel of the Maquinez Palace. Subsequently, in 1781 the chapel was repaired and re-constructed and dedicated to Nossa Senhora de Victoria (Our Lady of Victory). The chapel houses an 18th century exquisitely decorated teak wood altar with gilded work dedicated to Christ. This chapel is still open to public today and it continues to have masses. Adjacted to the chapel is the head office of the Diocesan Family Service Centre(DFSC)