Just to think that the churches were built 20 years after the American discovery is mind-blowing. There must have been just a handful of people. Really impressed by the Portuguese building those in Goa .
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This area was the capital of the sultanate of Bijapur & later became the capital of portuguese Goa.It soon became an important trading centre for the whole world with goods coming & going to far & wide.With the advent of plague in the 18th century...More
Old Goa is probably one of the most beautiful medieval cities of india. It was the capital of Colonial Goa. The beautiful houses, cool climate, helpful locals and marvellous churches and beauttiful architectur gives you a sublime feeling.
Our group liked the experience of walking around some parts of Velha Goa -- Old Goa. Some parts like Fountainhas have really retained their quaint heritage form and continue to be attractive. However, most other areas have been lost to development and look like crowded...More
Old goa is bit boring . Youngster be away from Oldie goa as they are less options for pubs and hangout areas. There is very less option for restaurant . The places is flooded with Portuguese churches . The only nearby area is Panaji good...More
Old Goa carries so much of charm that it has to be visited at leisure. Don't rush through it, take your time to stop and read the history or take a guide along.
Family outing Discovering Old Goa. This is how we stored the lovely memories and photo of our visit to old goa. Although been local goans we planned the whole day discovering the whole place, all the churches, museums, the ruins etc. What a lovely day...More
Every person should visit old Goa...beautiful place with amazing old building structure...very neat n clean area...nice place to roam during evening.....or can hire a bike on minimal rate on per day basis....best time to visit Goa is winter or monsoon....
You as a visitor probably wondering why was it so important for the Portuguese to erect cathedrals and places of worship in literally every inch of Goa. If someone knows the answer please post it here.I couldn't figure that out,but truly admire their passion for...More