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Vasco Da Gama Tomb, Cochin, Kerela, India.

Vasco Da Gama Tomb, Cochin, Kerela, India.
Vasco Da Gama Tomb, Cochin, Kerela, India.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5178
Description: When Vasco Da Gama died of Malaria at Cochin (Kochi) in Southwest India in 1524, he was buried at the St Francis Church. At that time the church was called St Anthony's. In 1538 Vasco Da Gama's remains were taken first to Goa and then to Portugal. The final resting place of Vasco Da Gama is a tomb at the Jeronimos Monastery at Belem, beside the River Tagus at Lisbon.
Creator: Clifford J Pereira
Date: Feb 2003
Credit line: Clifford J Pereira
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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