Idea #387 – Visiting the old churches and convents of Goa
Goa, the former capital of Portuguese India, holds exceptional set of convents and churches, contemporaries of the colonial and evangelizing presence. Let us quote in particular the church of Bom Jesus, where is the grave of saint François Xavier, evangelist of Asia. These monuments exercised an influence in everything the countries of mission of Asia, by spreading the models and types of the manuelin art, the affectation and the baroque. The religious sets are registered on the UNESCO world heritage list since 1986.
Where is it ?
Goa, State of Goa, Inde