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Latin Quarter Walk at Panjim

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From the times of tobacco trade to the minting of coins and the final administrative center of the Portuguese, Panjim has seen it all. With a special focus on the Fontainhas area, we discover the Making of Panaji. We learn how ‘Nova Goa’ developed as the new capital city after Old Goa crumbled down with the disease. We listen to stories about The Adilshah Palace, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, St Sebastian Chapel, the narrow lanes bearing hallmarks of the long Portuguese regime in Goa. In addition, we will visit one of the first houses in this area and join the owner as he shows you around.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Fontainhas

Fontainhas maintains its Portuguese influence particularly through its architecture. Its heritage ambience represents the traditional Portuguese influence in the area.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St Sebastian Chapel

The Chapel of St Sebastian, erected in 1880, is located at the southern end of the Fontainhas.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

The colonial Portuguese Baroque style church overlooking the city of Panjim.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gateway of the Palace of Yusuf Adil Shah

The only Surviving Structure in Panjim, which was built even before the Portuguese captured Goa.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Jardim Garcia de Orta

A memorial of a popular Medical Doctor who had kept his Jewish roots a secret in order to save his skin.