Azad Maidan, PanajiCurrently Open
- Address: MG Road, Near Head Quarters, Ozari, Panjim, Goa 403001, India, Panaji
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 00:15 Mins
- Tags: Garden, Monument, Family And Kids
About Azad Maidan, Panaji
The garden isn't exactly attractive, but it is distinctive for the small Corinthian style pavilion in the centre. The pavilion is a monument to Dr Tristao de Braganza Cunha, revered in Goa as a freedom fighter. Once upon a time the statue of Portuguese general Afonso de Albuquerque stood at this spot. The location is surrounded on all sides by government and other buildings-Police Headquarters, the Menezes Braganza Institute, the Government Printing Press, and the Municipal Garden.
How To reach Azad Maidan by Public Transport
- Take a bus, or take a taxi
- By car
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Things to Know Before Visiting Azad Maidan
0.47% of people who visit Panaji include Azad Maidan in their plan
34.69% of people start their Azad Maidan visit around 12 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Azad Maidan
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Azad Maidan
People normally club together Convent Of Santa Monica And The Chapel Of The Weeping Cross and St Sebastian Chapel while planning their visit to Azad Maidan.
Azad Maidan, Panaji Reviews
At the heart of the city. Has names of important figures from history etched on the main square pillar. All major political events, rallies, major social events, even festivals like holy are held here. It can be called the epicenter of the city with no exaggeration.
It is the small plot in Panjim town, a pavilion in the center presently built and in the middle is the statue of Dr. Tristao de Braganza Cunha, the former Goan Freedom Fighter, He was the 'Valiant Hero of Goan Fight for Freedom'. Previously during Portuguese in 1847 the State of Afonso Albuquerque made of bronze and two meters tall was built, after conquering various sites in Goa which is now place in Museum at Old Goa. Close to this is one monument dedicated to those who fought to liberate the Goa from Portuguese Rule. On the west side of the square is long broad building; behind this is a Police Headquarter; previously it was the former Portuguese army barracks and Military Headquarters which was built in 1832. Just further end of square is Menezes Braganza Institute having huge library, original known Vasco da Gama Institute built in 1871 to promote the Literature, Arts and Science, and in 1953 was renamed in respect of Luis de Menezes Braganza (1878 - 1938), a great crusader for social, religious and political. Opposite to Institute, next to ferry terminal is a monument dedicate to the victims who died in 1901, when ferry drowned in Mandovi River going from Panjim to Verem, eighty one people died in this accident. This memorial was built Goan family living in Aden, since they have lost their relatives in this incident. On the opposite of this square towards the finishing part of it, is the Government Printing Press and at the back of this full building in a big quadrangle view is conquered by the other State Government Offices. Moving further on from here and taking the route on the opposite side of the square from Police Headquarters, walking little distance you reach to Municipal Garden.
Place where most if public strikes are organised at. Just opposite police station. A peaceful area .
Casual place not so crowdy. in heart of City.look beautifull during night due to Colourfull light
Azad maidan have some historical background. Azad maidan located in middle of park near panjim Bus stop high street road