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Museum of Christian Art, Old Goa

The Museum of Christian Art founded in 1994, was initially located in the Seminary of Rachol, Salcete, Goa and was relocated to Old Goa in 2002 within the precinct of the Convent of Santa Monica built in the year 1627 and known the world over for its architectural and historical importance.

The Museum houses a very important and unique collection of Christian art objects spanning from the 16th century to the middle of the 20th century. Recognised the world over as a perfect symbiosis of two cultural manifestations, Indian and Portuguese, these Indo-Portuguese Christian art objects besides their antiquity are known for their Indian (predominantly Hindu) contribution and whether ivory, silverware, woodwork or embroidered liturgical vestments, they are all of surprising richness and perfecti

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