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Beautiful statue in Panjim

Goa's state capital Panjim is dotted with statues of political leaders and explorers. However, one... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
iammanish2015
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Pune, India
Statue on riverside

This statue is beautifully located along the Mandovi river in the city of Panaji. It is dedicated... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2015
NikitaGM
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Alto-Porvorim, India
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Feb 17, 2018
“Beautiful statue in Panjim”
Jan 30, 2015
“Statue on riverside”
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Goa's state capital Panjim is dotted with statues of political leaders and explorers. However, one statue that stands out is that of a hypnotist named Abbe Faria. Located next to the DB Road, as one enters Panjim from the bus stand end, this statue beautifully...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2015

This statue is beautifully located along the Mandovi river in the city of Panaji. It is dedicated to the great hypnotist Abbe Faria. It is located on the way while entering the Panaji city, so one will surely pass by this statue when they visit...More

1  Thank NikitaGM
Reviewed January 17, 2015

This statue is located at a beautiful location in Panaji city on the banks of river Mandovi. Dedicated to the great hypnotist Abbe Faria, the statue is a really good piece of art. It is on the way while entering the Panaji city, so one...More

1  Thank GaurishM
Reviewed December 27, 2014

The statue, situated at the bank of river Mandovi, near old Secretariat, commemorates the memory of Abbe Faria, the first hypnotist in the world. The statue was sculpted by Ramchandra Pandurang Kamat and was inaugurated on 20th September, 1945. Abbe Faria, a Catholic Priest was...More

1  Thank SatyendraGarg
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Unsure why this statue gets an entry on TripAdvisor. It is a nice statue and is well taken car of. The Plaque is a bit hard to read and I am still unsure who Abbe Faria is...

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed June 14, 2014

Abbe Faria was a hypnotist and a Catholic monk in Goa in the late 18th to early 19th century. A statue of him hypnotizing a lady has been placed near the Old Secretariat along Datatrey Bandodkar road on the banks of the Mandovi river in...More

1  Thank percyvakil
Reviewed June 5, 2014

This statue of Abbe Faria is located next to the Secretariat and is a landmark of Panaji. Abbe Faria was the pioneer in Hypnotism and is seen here hypnotizing his subject

Thank PavanPanandikar
Reviewed March 14, 2014

Located on the banks of the Mandovi river near the Old Secretariat building is the statue of Abbe Faria, who was a Catholic monk of colonial Goa and one of first Indian experts on hypnotism. The black stone statue shows Abbe Faria hypnotizing his subject.

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