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Old Goa

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Address: Panaji, India
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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$1,230*
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Private Tour: 5-Day Goa and Mumbai from Delhi

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Sic transit gloria mundi.

The beautiful buildings of Old Goa illustrate the glorious past of the Portuguese empire in India. It can be crowded on holidays and in peak season. Try to get off the main roads... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Pécs, Pecs, Hungary
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Pécs, Pecs, Hungary
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The beautiful buildings of Old Goa illustrate the glorious past of the Portuguese empire in India. It can be crowded on holidays and in peak season. Try to get off the main roads and get lost in remote areas with small chapels and ruins...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

History retold here.mbest to have a local guide to enhance the flavor of this center of trade and reformation. In a small area there were... How many again? churches built to fill the different Catholic sects.

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Keonjhar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is a place a little far from panjim but it was worth visiting. Their are many historical monuments , museums & church at one place in old goa.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

nice place, attraction church and colonial building small town with beautiful and colourful church building

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Visited Goa in March-2015. Please do not forget to carry - 1. Sun Glasses 2. Sunscreen lotion 3. Hat Hope this helps. Thanks Bharat

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Gomel, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

The beach in Baga is probably not the best in Goa, from what I’ve read, but it is long, sandy and was pleasant enough for our needs. Some days the sea is nice for swimming, but when the tide changes you can get quite a bit of debris washed up. On one day we found the shallows full of dead... More 

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Newdelhi india
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

On entering this `Heritage Site` area, i got the impression that i had entered an ancient museum or watching an old Hindi movie with Goan background.There were the usual cathedral & churches,Museums like the Archaelogical & Wax museums,`Fenny ` making setup.One needs to walk quite a bit & i missed the idea of it being a live site with real... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I saw old Goa as it is same as we saw normally in movies..i enjoyed the dinner in a restro...its a normal restro not much expensive and i enjoyed the live music over there...beaches are also nice in old Goa as well..there is no rush..a little peace is there

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Oppède, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The area has copletely Ben cleared out only the restored churches left. One misses old houses in the surroundings

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Dehradun, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Around 10 kms from Panji, the state capital is old goa.The place is famous for churches like Bascilica of Bom Jesus,ruins of Church of St. Augustine, Se cathedral Church etc as well as Archeological museum and wax museum.The famous Viceroy’s arch is also in old goa.The whole area is heritage site and you require at least ½ day to visit... More 

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