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Where East Meets West

First Online: June 15, 2001
Page Last Updated: May 09, 2017

Topics on Goan History and Heritage

The Konkani Language
Origins and development of the Konkani Language
Kavi Art of Indian West Coast
Wall art found on Hindu temples of Goa and Konkan coast
Karavali Album
Pictures of North and South Canara districts, which are just south of Goa 
Golden Sands of Goa
First person tourist experiences of Goa, which was under Portuguese rule for a long time and the culture is a fusion of East and West.
St. Francis Xavier
The body of St. Francis Xavier kept in the Bom Jesus church of Goa is a popular place of visit due to the legendary miracles and the beauty of the accompanying artifacts.
Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Pictures of Portuguese explorer who discovered the sea route to India in 1498 A.D.
Goa's Freedom Fight
Pictures and stories of Goa's struggle for freedom from Portugal and her integration with rest of India.
 



Architecture Style of Goa
Photograph shows a simple Hindu home of Marcela, Goa
Goan Architecture
A Goan Fish Market
At a Goan Fish Market

Bust of Lord Shiva
Mangeshi Temple, Goa
Deity of Mangeshi Temple
Portuguese Navigator Gama
Bust of Vasco de Gama
Collection of State Government Museum, Goa

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ponjim
Goa is a melting point of Christian and Hindu cultures
A Goan Church
Pictures of Goan Life
Fisherwomen of Miramar
Goa, Year 1986

A Friendly Game of Volleyball
Fishermen playing on a Goan beach
Beaches of Goa
Statue of a Gate Keeper
Gate Keeper of a Konkani Temple, Goa

Goan Folk Dancers
Detail from a folk-painting, Goa
Dancing Fisherwomen
Hindu-Christian Amalgamation
Hindu Monument Preserved in an Old Goan Church
Goa has preserved both Christian and Hindu monuments

Holy Cross, Old Goa
A Roman Catholic Artifact, Old Goa
Church of Good Jesus
Interior of Basilica of Bom Jesus
17th century church complex, Old Goa

Lopo Soares de Albergaria
Governor of Goa during 1515 to 1518
Governor of Goa
Temples of Goa
Mahalasa Temple, Goa
A side-view of Mahalasa temple complex

Mangesh of Goa
Idol of Mangesh, Goa
Temple Tresures of Goa
Not Tower of Pisa This!
Mangeshi Light Post, Goa

Map of Goa Showing Tourist Attractions
Map of Goa
Meat Market, Goa
Meat Market, Goa
Woman selling fresh sausages, Goa

A Mosque in Goa
You can see the distinct Goan Architecture even in the construction of the mosque
Pictures of Goa
Goan Culture
Musical Procession, Goa, 1930
Photograph from Government Museum, Goa

Painted Wooden Icon of a Preacher, Old Goa
Goan Sculpture
A Museum Piece from Goa
A Portuguese Style Bust from a Goan Museum

Portuguese Style House, Goa
Goan Architecture
Goa by Miranda
The Procissao Festival
Illustration by Mario Miranda

Ram Manohar Lohia in a Congress Poster
Poster of National Congress (Goa)
Goan Arch
Remembering the Discovery of India
An arch commemorating arrival of Vasco-da-Gama to Goa

Ruins of a Destroyed Culture
Damaged artifact from Panjim, Goa
Dilapidated Artifact
Pictures of Goa
A shop in Panaji, 1986

Stamps of Portuguese Ruled Goa
Stamps of Goa
Hindu  Festival Chariot
Temple on Wooden Wheels, Goa


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Goa
Glimpses of Goa

Pictures
Casket Containing Body of Saint XavierChurch of St. Augustine, GoaBom Jesus Church, GoaPainted Idol of GoaGoan Prawn Dry CurryFlag Post from a Hindu Temple, GoaInterior of Basilica of Bom Jesus
Architecture Style of GoaBust of Vasco de GamaLopo Soares de AlbergariaRam Manohar Lohia in a Congress PosterGoan Folk DancersA Friendly Game of VolleyballStamps of Portuguese Ruled Goa
Map of Goa Showing Tourist AttractionsMahalasa Temple, GoaPortuguese Style House, GoaMangeshi Light Post, GoaThe Procissao FestivalTemple on Wooden Wheels, GoaGate Keeper of a Konkani Temple, Goa
A Portuguese Style Bust from a Goan MuseumMeat Market, GoaHindu Monument Preserved in an Old Goan ChurchRemembering the Discovery of IndiaA Mosque in GoaPainted Wooden Icon of a Preacher, Old GoaHoly Cross, Old Goa
Ruins of a Destroyed CultureChurch of the Immaculate Conception, PonjimAt a Goan Fish MarketBust of Lord ShivaFisherwomen of MiramarMusical Procession, Goa, 1930Mangesh of Goa
A shop in Panaji, 1986

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