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St. Estevem

The magnificent Church of St. Estevem in Goa lights up the eponymous village along the River Mandovi. It was founded in 1575, and destroyed twice by the Marathas, before the current structure assumed its final form in 1759. The church features a “cupoliform façade with prominent drum and lantern” and is built in the “Mannerist style with Baroque features.” (vide The Parish Churches of Goa by José Lourenço, Amazing Goa Publications, 2006.)

The village of St. Estevem also goes by the name Jua.

Church of St. Estevem<br>5D, 24-105L

Church of St. Estevem
5D, 24-105L

The joys of village life, St. Estevem<br>5D, 24-105L

The joys of village life, St. Estevem
5D, 24-105L

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