It was the friary of the Franciscans. It was built in 1593. The Church is still in use and the cloister has been converted into a hospital.
The church adorned with curiously treated volutes and shell - like motifs and the magnificent wood carving is considered to be the most elaborate of all the Portugese churches in India. St. Paul Church, built in 1691 is consecrated to our Lady of Immaculate Conception. In architectural style it resembles Bom Jesus Church at Goa. The dominant features are, no doubt, Gothic. The wood - panelling of the church is rated one of the best in church craftsmanship.
It is near veraval about 90 kms. from Diu by road. the legendary shore temple at somnath is one of the 12 most sacred shive shrines in india.