Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Muxima

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Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Muxima is part of the Tentative list of Angola in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao is a 16th century Portuguese Colonial style church in Muxima. It was an important center in the Portuguese slave trade in Angola. Over time it grew into one of the most venerated popular sanctuaries in Angola, attracting pilgrims moved by the faith in the miraculous power of “Mamã Muxima”.

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Full Name
Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Muxima
Country
Angola
Added
1996
Type
Cultural
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1996 Added to Tentative List

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