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pratyush raj
New Delhi, India27 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
It looks beautiful to see.. till residents start shouting on visitors for clicking pics... Highly illogical... Advice for residents to colour their homes in one colour... People will stop coming... Problem solved..
Very bad behaviour by locals
Written 25 November 2022
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BJtravellernature
Bengaluru, India222 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
Pictures looks great there but dont think it is worth it as there is nothing to see. Just if you have time while visiting panjim you can go just for pictures. But if you are a person who has seen Italy's Burrano no point in going there and wasting time.
Written 1 November 2022
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Perfect J
Indore, India40 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
what is there exactly to watch or experience.
It's complete waste of time.
Directly go to north Goa instead or visit the famous temple in that locality.
Written 12 October 2022
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AGK
1 contribution
Aug 2022 • Friends
We had gone to Panjim and specifically to the place to see how beautiful it is and to get some pictures as memories. The residents seem to be irritated with the fact that their house is being used as a prop for pictures. They yell at the tourists unceremoniously on the street. We did not like their behaviour. It’s better to avoid this place for the peace of mind.
Written 17 August 2022
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Ankita N
1 contribution
Jul 2022 • Solo
The pictures of fontainhas online are definitely old or photoshopped as the buildings have faded and look nondescript. It is a heritage site and has nice churches and restaurents, splendid architecture. Today I visited this place and they looked just like any other old buildings.
Written 30 July 2022
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Maneesh2700
Ghaziabad, India208 contributions
Jun 2022
We found it very interesting, the place is colorful and unique but the number of houses and streets are very few so you may end up feeling like this isn't enough ... Overall a good one time visit
Written 4 July 2022
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Geeta M
Mumbai, India196 contributions
Feb 2022
Fontainhas, Goa's Latin Quarter, is a quaint, beautiful part of Panjim city. Its lanes are flanked by vibrant, colourful Portuguese style villas with wrought iron balconies. They are remnants of Portuguese colonial times. The names of the lanes have links to important dates, eg. Rua 31 de Janeira (31st January Road) is named after the day when Portugal got independence from Spain on January 31, 1640. It is best to explore Fontainhas on foot, seeing rows of colourful houses and cottages, quaint bakeries, cafes and art galleries dotting the area. Some of the must visit spots in Fontainhas are St Sebastian Chapel, Afonso Guest House, Velha Goa Galleria (for hand painted azulejo tiles and ceramics), Peacock Steps, Joseph's Bar, Maruti Temple atop Altinho Hill. Some of the famous places to eat in Fontainhas are Viva Panjim and Verandah Panjim Inn.
Written 28 March 2022
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Kedar
Mumbai, India3 contributions
Mar 2022
Old Portugal charm heritage well preserved.
Vibrant colors. Make sure you park your vehicle(if applicable) and walk in the lanes.
Written 12 March 2022
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Debabrata G
Mumbai, India425 contributions
Feb 2022
We had a few hours before heading out to the airport at Goa today. Fontainhas was highly recommended by a friend of ours. Truly nice setting - the houses and eateries very well maintained. I am told that they have been repainting the houses after every monsoon. There were a couple of really nice places to eat. A couple of ice cream parlours. The Gitanjali gallery was closed for some reason today - so we missed it. There is a walk which is organised - starts at 10 am and at 3:30 pm. Worth a visit.
Written 25 February 2022
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MM0311
Mumbai332 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
We drove for an hour from Benaulim to Panjim to see Fontainhas and were disappointed. Its just a few streets with coloured houses - maybe if we had taken a conducted tour, we would have found it better, but as is, it was a waste of our time. Its also overrun by tourists taking pictures which is quite annoying. If you are in Panjim you can visit, otherwise dont bother.
Written 8 January 2022
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