CHAPEL OF OUR LADY OF ROSARY, MOTI DAMAN
Against the fort wall is the Chapel of Our Lady of Rosary dating from the 17th. century and where glided wooden panels illustrate stories from the lives of the blessed saints. The ceiling features charming carved golden cherubs. The statue of Mary of Rosary was placed on the altar in thanksgiving by the Portuguese commander for rescue from a Maratha attack by Shivaji.
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The Chapel of Our Lady of Rosary dating back to the 17th century. Deceptively plain from without, it is a gorgeous feast to the eye as one steps in. Here is devotional poetry at its best in breath-taking wood work. More...
The Chapel was built in 17th century A.D. in contrast to the external simplicity, the interior is elaborate and magnificently carved. Stories of Christian saints are depicted on the lateral walls of the apse. More...
The people of Daman celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Rosary on the 12th October at the Our Lady of Rosary chapel, Fort Area. The actual date of the feast is 8th October, but due to the novena which is celebrated the feast has to be celebrated on a sunday. More...