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Goa Velha, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank plpalani
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 Gaurav C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank MithileshJ14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place of god. Many temples and churches are here to make this nature town a spiritual one. Many unchanged things are here in this modern world. Goan visitors will like this town very much.

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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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Goa’s former capital was considered the ‘Rome of the East’. You can still sense that grandeur, as you wander what’s left of the city, with its towering churches and cathedrals. Its rise under the Portuguese, from 1510, was ephemeral, as cholera and malaria outbreaks, forced...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Its an very old church with lot of old history. The ceiling is very high and it has very old sastatues. The main church chandelier is so very huge. Overall worth viewing and one should never miss.

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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 Shital S | Reviewed this property |
r u looking for beaches or cruise? or pubs?