Historical Tour In Goa
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Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. Paryatan Bhavan, 3rd Floor, Patto, Panaji-Goa, India 403001.
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About Historical Places In Goa
Goa has one of the most rich and traditional heritages that stem from its Portuguese origins. There are several forts, churches and monuments you can explore in Goa on a historical tour here. One of the prime forts in North Goa is the Chapora fort that was built by Adil Shah, the king of Bijapur. You can explore the red laterite slopes and enjoy the view of the state from this fort.
Another fort that is historically significant is the Marmagao Fort that is about 33 kms from Panaji. This fort was one of the major hubs of intense maritime activity. Fort Terekhol is also quite a popular historical monument that served as a Portuguese maritime defence in the 17th century.
Among the historical churches are the Se Cathedral, the St. Francis Of Assisi Church, St. Augustine Tower or the Church Of St. Augustine and the Church Of Our Lady Of The Immaculate Conception. Besides this the Shri Shantadurga Temple in Kavlem, the Shri Mahalaxmi Temple in Bandora, the Aguada Fort, the Gate Of The College Of St. Paul, the Basilica Of Bom Jesus and the Cabo Palace are historical relics that you must visit on a trip to Goa.
Fort Aguada in Goa
A seventeenth-century shining beacon that once directed Portuguese sailors who dreamt of trading spices from the Konkan Coast is now thronged by vacationers wanting to make their Dil-Chahta-Hai dreams come true.
Built by the Portuguese, the formidable Fort Aguada sits south of the Sinquerim Beach in Goa near the mouth of ...
- Historical Sites
- Aguada Fort
Cabo de Rama Fort in Goa
One of the most underrated tourist spots in Goa, the Cabo de Rama Fort in the Canacona region of South Goa, is a must visit for those looking for an off-beat location to explore. The fort is spread over 18000 square meters. The cabo de rama fort history says that it was named after Lord Rama, who along with his wife Sita, c...
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Bom Jesus Basilica in Goa
The Basilica of Bom Jesus located in Goa is one of the most famous attractions of this little paradisiacal state of India. Still reeling under the Portuguese rule in the state, Goa is home to a plethora of architectural marvels that remind people of the bygone era. The Bom Jesus Basilica is one such place. The Bom Jesus bas...
- Historical Sites
- Religious sites
Dudhsagar Waterfall in Goa
Nestled in the lush wilderness of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Dudhsagar Waterfall spills down from the Western Ghats in South Goa. With a height of about 310 meters and a width of 30m, this four-tiered cascade ranks among the tallest waterfalls in India. Meaning a ‘Sea of Milk’, Dudhsagar Waterfall in Goa uphold...
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa
The Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa is one of the most popular attractions in the state, especially for nature lovers and bird watchers. It is actually the smallest wildlife sanctuary in Goa, and covers no more than a mere 8 sq kms in its entirety. It is the best wildlife sanctuary in Goa and is located nearly 40 kms away ...
Grand Island in Goa
How to make a Grand Island trip in Goa memorable:
Goa is a travel destination for nature lovers as well as adventure seekers. So while visiting the state, going on a half-day trip to Grand Island is one of the best things to do in Goa.
Grand Island is an ideal spot for those looking to enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, and...
Mangeshi Temple in Goa
The 450-year-old Mangeshi Temple in Goa is located in Priol village of Ponda taluka. It is also known as Shri Mangesh Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple stands out in the village with its simple yet exquisite structure. The temple architecture features several domes, pilasters, balustrades, and a tower. In the comp...
Chapora Fort in Goa
The commanding view of vast Arabian Sea from the ruins of Chapora Fort in Goa captivates visitors. It’s the spot where the gang of Dil Chahta Hai spends a few moments contemplating about their lives.
Located in the taluka of Bardez, the current structure of Chapora Fort in North Goa was built by the Portuguese on the same...
Reis Magos Fort in Goa
Listed under the Goa Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, the Reis Magos Fort in Goa is the oldest fort in the state. That’s right, it is even older than Fort Aguada. The fort is located on the banks of Mandovi River, in the Reis Magos village of Bardez. Reis Magos can roughly be translated from Portu...
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