Divar IslandCurrently Open
- Address: Divar Island, Goa, Panaji, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Island, Family And Kids
You don't get to hear much about this island in the middle of the Mandovi River, and there really isn't anything exciting to do. There is a sleepy little settlement called Piedade, which has nice Portuguese villas. However, back in the day when the Portuguese invaded, there used to be two temples here. One of them was removed before the invasion, the other was burned to the ground. Now there is a church on the site of that burning - the Church of Our Lady of Compassion. It has a beautiful facade and a simple interior. Next to the church is a small cemetery; it's thought to contain the remains of some from the now extinct Kadamba dynasty in 1352. But this being a hill, the views are incredible. The Divar Island Retreat homestay is awesome.
- Ferries run between 7am and 8pm.
- Take a boat from Old Goa near Viceroy’s Arch to South of the Island.
- Take the ferry from Naroa to the east of the island.
- Take the ferry from Ribandar to the southwest of the island.
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0.62% of people who visit Panaji include Divar Island in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
66.67% of people start their Divar Island visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Divar Island
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Divar Island
Lovely place, very quiet and beautiful place, having a church (our Lady of piety). From that point the view is amazing.
It is a big colony situated on a island. Definitely go if you want to feel some peace and see some Portuguese architecture.
Perfect island away from city life
The best areas ever found in Goa..must go...I'll get on love wide the place..can only reach their by boat...riding bike on the island is an awesome experience
One of cool n silent place