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Churches and Convents of Goa (UNESCO/NHK)

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.Source: UNESCO TV / ? NHK Nippon Hoso KyokaiURL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/234/
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