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Ancient entrance gate

Very beautiful Arch made by outer people of India. Situated in old Goa and one of the interesting... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Milan P
Vadodara, India
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It gives you a feeling of olden times where the Viceroys were welcomed to Goa when Old Goa was the... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful Arch made by outer people of India. Situated in old Goa and one of the interesting visiting place in Goa.

Thank Milan P
Reviewed April 15, 2018

It gives you a feeling of olden times where the Viceroys were welcomed to Goa when Old Goa was the capital city. If you pay attention and are on the appropriate road, you will view it en route to Divar island ferry point.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

The old arch makes an impressing view, when you come up from the river to go into old Goa. Erected by Vasco da Gamas grandson.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Situated in Old town of Goa , you need a driver to tell you where it it is. It may be famous but nothing special

Thank Peter B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The Viceroy's Arch is often overlooked nowadays, but is a place of rich historical value. It was erected to welcome the Portuguese Viceroys to Goa, when Old Goa was the capital. Located between the Church of ST. Cajetan and the ferry point to Divar, it...More

Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed February 16, 2018

The archway is located in a palm grove just a few minutes walk distance from the Sé Cathedral, right in direction to the Mandovi River. I recommend going down to the ferry dock (BTW nice view of the wide Mandovi River) and then to return...More

Thank romanh540
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This is the old entrance to Old Goa which is worth a visit in its own right if you are interested in churches and old buildings.

Thank JML1953142
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Arch is a drive thru, on the road Brick and Mortar structure, of Historical significance with respect to the Portuguese rule @ Goa. Structurally it is in good shape. As an engineer , I must say that the quality of the civil engg. &...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Typical historical place having gate of entry to Goa most attractive thing was ferry ride near the gate where people and vehicles were ferried from one end of river Mandovi to island

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

The Viceroy's Arch is also Well Known as St. Christopher's Tunnel, it is situated just meter away from the Divar Old Goa Ferry Ramp. It is an ancient monument and a welcome gate to Old Goa. every Time i pass by the tunnel, I call...More

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