Museum of Christian Art, Old Goa

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Museum of Christian Art is Asia’s only museum which features a collection of items pertaining to the emergence of Christianity in the state. It was setup in 1994. Located in Annexe, Convent of Santa Monica in Old Goa. The Museum of Christian Art is known for its impressive collection of furniture, sculptures, ivory, paintings, textiles and metals. One of the well-known sculptures is the Holy Trinity showing the culmination of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit as a symbolic representation. There are several other exhibits that are centuries old and depict the overpowering prevalence of Christianity in Goa several centuries ago.

Its open on all days of the week from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm, this museum has a nominal entrance fee averaging around Rs 3 and photography is allowed. This museum showcases the depth of religious harmony and prevalence during the Portuguese rule of Goa.

Distance:
9.8km from Panjim Bus Stand – 13mins
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Contact:
0832 2285299

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