Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Churches and Convents of Goa, India (UNESCO)

The churches and convents of Goa, the former capital of the Portuguese Indies – particularly the Church of Bom Jesus, which contains the tomb of St Francis-Xavier – illustrate the evangelization of Asia. These monuments were influential in spreading forms of Manueline, Mannerist and Baroque art in all the countries of Asia where missions were established.

Sender: nagi7, Sent on: 24 Jan, 2014, Received on: 4 Feb, 2014, Travel time: 11 days

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