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Old Goa

Panaji, India
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As featured in 3 days in Goa
Ranked #2 of 80 Attractions in Panaji
Type: Neighborhoods
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: You can visit Old Goa like the Portuguese Viceroys, so first go to Viceroy`s Arch. Vasco da Gamas sculpture looks to the river. The arch was built... more »
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Surat Thani Province, Thailand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Our Goa trip is very good. we are one day go to see all beaches. There beach is very nice Clangute beach, Colva Beach, Dona Paula Beach is also good for shoping some T-shirt and etc. There cloths is good and very low price. There food is also good and there surrounding location is also good.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

its a must watch if you are interested in history and churches. its a nice old town with lost of old churches

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Goa, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Velha Goa: A great place to be, the Old structures make you feel that one has come to Europe. The Old Goa Church is worth visiting. Velha Goa is a historical city in North Goa district.

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hubli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Old Goa is like small Portugal.... Historical place to visit. There is also a museum to visit which contains photos of Portugal ruling people. Don't visit on Sundays because prayer will be going on so you may miss some certain parts of the church.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was a wonderful experience for me and my friends A long drive of 727 KM from Kerala to Goa. We enjoyed nearly 7 days in Goa and it was a wonderful experience for us. There are a lot of beaches and ancient churches, which gives a long of story of Portuguese people who came for trade in India. It... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Basilica of bom Jesus & Ce Cathedral of old Goa -- the two adjacent churches dates first quarter of 17 th century and messages the creativity of the time . The mummy kept of the father of church not only attracts the heritage hunters but also deliver the theme of Christianity and religious bonding of the that era --... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We took the local bus from Panaji and enjoyed a tranquil,scenic drive to Old Goa. The contrast of the opulent European churches with the sleepy tropical Indian setting is delightful. Ladies in colourful saris pray in front of ornate golden saints. Take your time and visit all the churches and the museum. Also stroll down to the river and contemplate.

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Cascais, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A beautiful, old, enchanting city. You'll visit the portuguese heritage, not only in Old Goa as well as in all the villages of Panji and Margao area. The Basílica of Bom Jesus is a wonderful example of an european XVI century building with a lot of religious ornaments. If you're coming South India, wether you're portuguese or not you shouldn't... More

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Aurangabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had like the best trip ever. It was just perfect from food to accommodation. I will definitely be going back to Goa again.It was great experience for me. A one-stop destination for all our travel requirements, Thomas Cook India proved to be more than just our travel agent Monsoons made our tour just more adventurous.... With ample amount of... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Quiet and Nice Place with lots of temple (balaji temple, mangesh temple to name a few), clean streets, ,

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