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Churches and Convents of Goa

CountryIndia
Date of Inscription1986
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/234

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.

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