Dominican Monastery

Rua Martim Afonso
Daman, DD - 396220

Type: Landmarks
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The Dominican Monastery, also known as the St. Thomas Church, is a historic religious site located in the Union Territory of Daman in India. Constructed during the Portuguese colonial period in the 17th century, the monastery is a significant landmark that reflects the region's rich cultural and architectural heritage.

The monastery was established by the Dominican friars who arrived in Daman during the Portuguese colonial era. It served as a center for religious activities, education, and missionary work in the region. The architecture of the monastery is characterized by its colonial-era design, featuring ornate facades, arched doorways, and intricately carved wooden altars.

One of the notable features of the Dominican Monastery is its well-preserved interiors, which house a collection of religious artifacts, paintings, and sculptures dating back to the colonial period. Visitors to the monastery can explore its serene courtyards, prayer halls, and chapels, experiencing a sense of tranquility and reverence amidst the historic surroundings.

Today, the Dominican Monastery stands as a testament to Daman's multicultural heritage and serves as a place of worship and pilgrimage for believers and visitors alike. It is a popular tourist destination, attracting history enthusiasts, architecture buffs, and those interested in exploring the region's colonial past.

Visitors to the Dominican Monastery can immerse themselves in the rich history and spiritual ambiance of this historic site, gaining insights into the cultural and religious significance of Daman during the Portuguese colonial era.

Besides this landmark, there are six more landmarks listed in Daman. There's also six attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Dominican Monastery on the map above.

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