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Address: Chandor, India
Phone Number: 08322786222
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Tour this vast, sumptuous Portuguese property with a descendant of one of...

Tour this vast, sumptuous Portuguese property with a descendant of one of the original owners.

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Must Visit, Fascinating History

We visited the old wing of the house. Though it's in depilated condition, it is filled with artifacts that will give you a glimpse into the past. The floors, ceilings are simply... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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189 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This magnificently furnished mansion has housed the Braganza family for 450 years. The family martriache guides you through the opulent rooms of especial beauty is the house chapel. Not to mention the belgian crystal chandaliers. A fascinating insight into ancestral goa.

Thank Lucinda P
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We visited the old wing of the house. Though it's in depilated condition, it is filled with artifacts that will give you a glimpse into the past. The floors, ceilings are simply fascinating, you can imagine the grandeur of the past.

Thank PRI_05
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

A well preserved 450 years old mansion with an abundance of handcarved furniture, Chinese porcelain, Belgian mirrors, silver and much more. If Judith is your guide, you will be very well informed and have all your questions answered.

Thank Astrid R
Pune, India
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100 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

If you a history or art buff, pls do not miss this. This is a gem, a hidden marvel in the village of Chandor. As many have said earlier, there are 2 parts to the house and both need to be viewed independently, and you need to pay your contribution too separately at each place. As you face the front... More 

Thank jaideep73
Ahmedabad, India
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93 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

What a lovely experience! A trip down the memory lane of Goan history and the Portuguese era that existed. Its amazing how people lived then and how difficult it must be for their families to simply maintain and help these houses survive. A house full of old relics, beautiful tastefully done furniture and architecture, where so many must have danced,... More 

Thank krjihma
Indore, India
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

if you are a History Buff, you would love to visit this Place in lush green village of Chandor. Ms Borges, incharge of this place would explains you so nicely about the history of this place and its owner. and to your surprise owners of the house were not Kings they were just Landlords and built such a big Mansion... More 

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Newdelhi india
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801 reviews
629 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 755 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I had visited this house a year back but this year i had to re-visit it at the instance of my daughter who had heard of it & was visiting it for the first time.The house is quite out of the main areas & the taxi chaps ask for quite a bit more to bring you to this place, which... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We visited both the Perreira and Menezes sides of the house. On the Perreira side, the welcome was kind and the gentleman who showed us around spoke good English. Relics of a bygone era are poorly displayed, and some history was provided. It is in relatively poor condition and the displays of dubious value in any context. The Menezes side... More 

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

A wonderful heritage house property that is open for visitors. We visited one late morning and found the lady very welcoming. The house is divided into 2 sectors and the right hand side (as you face the door) is more grander and well maintained. This is the Menezes Braganza part. A wonderful lady took us around proudly explaining each room,... More 

Thank zarine c
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450 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed from the state of the house. Saying this a member of the Pereira family took us around the main rooms of the house (the one on the right when you arrive on the landing area) and explained a bit about contents and history. It was rather interesting but to be frank, nevertheless I wasn't expecting... More 

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