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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 July 2015

FACTS: Everyone been to Goa, at least once, but we all have different experiences whenever we are there. Be it a trip to enjoy the beaches or to enjoy booze, drugs or parties, keep in mind that Goa is like every other Indian state with...More

9  Thank georgeycool
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Visited Old Goa on a very wet day in early March. Found the historical churches impressive but the information on them was quite limited, and what there was did little to bring you close to the times and people with which they were associated. Like...More

6  Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you're tired of beaches, then a trip to Old Goa is worth the effort. It's full of history (mostly colonial) and evokes a different side to the India of today, with ancient relics in crumbling churches and some beautiful iconastry.

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Goa is not very impressive, building left by colonizers do not have the soul that we looked in India. For us it was boring...

Thank Mira I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It Was Fabulous Trip to Old Goa with my friends it was long journey from South Goa We have started our trip at 10:00 Am it weather was little sunny and later it was hot but still that goes well. We reached old Goa Around...More

3  Thank AnilRThakur
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Old Goa which was the capital of goa before Panjim has lost its glory. But the church were the mortal remains of St.Xavier is preserved for nearly 500 years is here. It is a must visit part in any one ‘s Itineary while visiting Goa

1  Thank plpalani
Reviewed 13 September 2018

old goa is a totally different experience altogether ... a completely different side of Goa...churches...temples...abundant greenery...drive on your own...that will make the experience even more worthwhile

Thank GauravC697
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Old Goa has preserved the original form of nature. It has trees, mountains, temples and traditional houses among others.

Thank MithileshJ14
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The place is kept intact and not affected much by modern changes. Nature is available abundantly. There are many temples, churches and natural resources.

Thank RajeshreeVaidehi
Reviewed 17 July 2018

driving on a scooter with my daughter from Candolim beach, we couldn't really get too exited about Old Goa town. In a guide, it said, the jungle is retrieving back the town, which is very true. But just outsid the town, we discovered a plantation,...More

Thank Cursty K
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you like churches, you're in the right place. You can visit several churches, each one more beautiful then the next one. It's a gift for the eyes. They can be visited on foot on a journey that can last between 2 to 3 hours....More

Thank Orlando B
Reviewed 5 July 2018

My visit to Goa is a memorable one -having spent countless time at beautiful Baga beach, Calangute beach, Cruising, and an exciting and safe night life.

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Response from Orlando B | Reviewed this property |
I did everything with the same driver. I just met a taxi driver and asked for the price to visit Bondla wildlife sanctuary the next day. From then on I did everything with him and I would pay for each tour I would do with... More
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Response from Nanditasr | Reviewed this property |
Please specify the age group of all the travellers in your group.
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Response from Shital S | Reviewed this property |
r u looking for beaches or cruise? or pubs?