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Fontainhas

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Address: Panjim, India
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Private Portuguese Heritage Tour: Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Dona...
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Private Goa Sightseeing Tour with Lunch at a Spice Plantation

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A great way to spend the day

I love fontainhas, it's a must to visit when you are in goa, it's quaint, I love the streets the houses the shops , everything! A must see for sure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love fontainhas, it's a must to visit when you are in goa, it's quaint, I love the streets the houses the shops , everything! A must see for sure.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Goa is so much more than Baga and Anjuna, Curlies and Brittos. This time I saw another side to goa, Mario miranda's painting exhibition, the old portugese quarter and quiet, green and clean roads of south goa, with palm trees all around. Fontainhas is the old quarter of goa, with colourful portugese houses, museums and awesome restaurants. check it out.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice area to stay in Panjim. It is portugese colony with beautiful lanes and houses.. Loved strolling in the evenings.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only Latin quarter in Asia - it is really nice to walk around the area and take in all the old buildings. Find a quiet place for a cup of coffee and watch the world go by....perfect...

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Thank nairkhan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fontainhas is the Latin quarters of Panjim. It is within walkable distance from the Bus station. Near Rua De Ourem, there are quaint houses and narrow lanes with small guest houses and restaurants and chapels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A person who loves to travel and explore places musg cone here. This place is famous for its colorful architecture and the lovely windows. One of the must visit places in goa. Well preserved and maintained i must say..

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It feels like one has entered a Portuguese place. The architecture of the houses is worth having a look. It is located on a hill. The view from the hill of the coast looks amazing.

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Thank alphasc0rpi0
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fontainhas is a part of Panjim where the essence and feel of its colonial inheritance has been carefully preserved. Kudos to the city authorities for maintaining this wonderful place. Most often, tourism guides tuck this away in one of its later pages, but for anyone who relishes culture, architecture and a dash of the past, this is a must-visit place.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Beautiful historical place. But do your homework before you go there. online GPS takes to somewhere else.

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Thank idriah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The area is dominant by Portuguese architecture, quaint area and lovely buildings. Must visit if you would like to o back in time

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