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Old Goa Heritage Walk

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  • 2.25 hr

The Old Goa Heritage Walk revisits some of the most fascinating facts during Portuguese rule. When Old Goa was Goa’s former capital city, it was a thriving city even during prior to Portuguese times. It was the capital of the Bahmani Sultan Adil Shah empire. The Portuguese arrived here in 1510 under their commander Afonso de Albuquerque, and captured the city from Adil Shah, the ruler of the Bijapur Kingdom. They came to the East in search of trade and to eventually spread Christianity. In our Old Goa Heritage Walk, explore the some of the most historically significant buildings. Old Goa is a World Heritage site housing some of most grandest and oldest churches in the region. Among these are the Basilica of Bom Jesus which houses the remains of St. Francis Xavier. The imposing Sé Cathedral, the Church of St Francis of Assisi, the Chapel of St Catherine and the domed church of St. Cajetan.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Basilica of Bom Jesus

This in one of the finest churches in Old Goa that houses the mortal remains of revered St. Francis Xavier.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of St. Francis of Assissi

This is a fine baroque style church with plenty of wall paintings and intricate wood work.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Viceroy's Arch

A majestic archway leading as a main entrance to the city of Old Goa from the Mandovi river front

Duration: 10 minutes