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Panaji Kala Academy

Dayanand Bandodkar, Panjim, India
+91 832 242 0452
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With two auditoriums and seating for thousands, this complex with theatre, recording studio, and library is the place to go to discover Goan traditional music and arts.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dayanand Bandodkar, Panjim, India
+91 832 242 0452
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

Designed by Architech Charles Correia, a very well designed auditorium. Well maintained and clean. Lot of Konkani Tiatrs and other Art exhibitions.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Panaji Kala academy lies next to the Mandovi river and the views of the estuary from the academy gardens at sunset are lovely.Programs are also held in the open air auditoriums too. The indoor auditoriums have a quaint decor with cut out figures of...More

Thank paribrajika
Reviewed April 22, 2015

A nice auditorium.. Good facilities and cleanliness. Movies are screenced during IFFI.. Overall a nice and scenic place

Thank Rubylic
Reviewed February 4, 2015

We attended an international music festival at Kala Academy and were very impressed by their modern auditorium and professional sound system. If you have a chance to see a performance here you should not miss the opportunity.

5  Thank seafare74
Reviewed January 19, 2015

In the heart of Panaji city, at the beautiful location of river front is this Academy which was created to develop music, dance, drama, fine arts and promote cultural unity in Goa. On the main road of Panaji, this river side institution is fabulous. The...More

6  Thank SatyendraGarg
Reviewed January 15, 2015

Its a beautifully structured place with a waterfront at the back and you can sit and look out on to Reis Margos across the river as well as the other places with their dwellings lining the coast.... the boat and trawlers as well as the...More

Reviewed December 30, 2014

to like this place you have to be attending a seminar or a conference or a festival . there is a lovely auditorium and surroundings are lovely too . but the locale is nice . right on panaji main road next to the football ground...More

Thank avsharma
Reviewed December 27, 2014

I visited Goa Kala Academy several times during my stay in nearby Miramar. Without doubt, it is the most important art institution in Panaji and probably in all of Goa. You will always find some event taking place here, whether it be an art exhibition,...More

Thank traveller_rg14
Reviewed December 10, 2014

Easy to get to, spectacular location, well designed theatre & exhibition hall. Saw many films here during the IFFI. Poorly managed though; you have to enter via car park while main entrance is closed (supposedly because of security), Ridiculously long queues to get into the...More

Thank Hooray H
Reviewed December 10, 2014

World renowned architect Charles Corriea has designed Kala Academy on Mandovi River Banks. This complex has three auditorium besides cafetaria, library, art gallery besides Indian and western dance and music classes are conducted. Nice place for Art Lovers as well as people interested in theatre...More

Thank lalith1
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