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Goa

Churches and Convents

The churches and convents of Goa, the former capital of the Portugueseschurche 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.

Source: Must See Indian Heritage



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