CATHEDRAL OF BOM JESUS, MOTI DAMAN
Started in 1559 but consecrated in 1603, the church of Bom Jesus was a parish church in the early days of the Portuguese rule. The monument is a living tribute to the craftsmanship of Portuguese artisans in ornate and intricate design. The main feature of the church is its painted and gilt wooden altar and pulpit. The richly carved main south door with the elevated façade, lofty ceiling, embellished with the statues of six saints are aesthetic and pleasing. Done in the best traditions of Roman Church art and architecture, the church dedicated to Bom Jesus attracts both, tourists and pilgrims, in large numbers.
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This early 17th Century church dedicated to Bom Jesus is one of the most impressive holy places in Daman. It was completed in its present form in 1603 AD and is a living tribute to the excellence achieved by Portuguese architects and artisans in ornate and intricate Church buildings. More...
The richly carved doorway and the highly, decorated interiors together with the lofty ceiling are aesthetic and pleasing. There are six finely made statues in the best traditions of Roman Church art and architecture. In early days of the Portuguese rule, Bom Jesus was a parish church. More...
No conjunto, este retábulo é uma aproximação aos que se encontram na Igreja do Bom Jesus, que são originários da antiga igreja de São Paulo da Companhia de Jesus na mesma cidade. More...