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Vasco da Gama was born about 1460 at Sines, Portugal at a time when Europeans were heavily investing in discovering a sea-route to India. 

In the year 1497 Prince Manuel placed Vasco da Gama, who already had some reputation as a warrior and navigator, in charge of four vessels built especially for an expedition to India. They set sail July 8, 1497, rounded the Cape of Good Hope four months later, and reached Calicut (in present day Kerala) on  May 20, 1498. His expedition turned the commerce of Europe from the Mediterranean cities to the India Coast, and opened up India to European enterprise, eventually even leading to the enslavement of Indians and colonization of India.'s Potpourri
Portrait of Vasco-da-Gama
Portrait of Vasco-da-Gama
The Portuguese Navigator who found the sea route to India

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Bust of Vasco de Gama
Bust of Vasco de Gama
Collection of State Government Museum, Goa


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Bust of Vasco da Gama
Bust of Vasco da Gama
Government Museum Collection, Panaji, Goa

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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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