Vasco da Gama

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Churches and Convents of Goa Third voyage
Cidade Velha Stopped off here
Evora Said to have studied there
Island of Mozambique Visited in 1498
Robben Island The first Europeans to land there were probably members of Vasco de Gama’s fleet, who stopped there in 1498 in search of shelter and supplies. (AB ev)
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara Second voyage


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