Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Panaji

Panaji is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Panaji one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Panaji is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Panaji or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Panaji. Explore the historical monuments of Panaji with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Panaji guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Panaji page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Panaji with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Aguada Fort

    #1 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Aguada Fort

    Tags: Light House, Architecture , Fort

    Address: Aguada - Siolim Rd, Sinquerium, Candolim, Aguada Fort Area, Goa, 403515

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Even though only parts of this fort remain it is still very beautiful and definitely worth a visit. Built by the Portugese and the Marathas the fort is a wonderful amalgamation of the two cultures. Th...Read more

  2. Basilica Of Bom Jesus

    #2 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Basilica Of Bom Jesus

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Old Goa Rd, Bainguinim, Goa 403402

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is a very well-known Church in Goa. It is a beautiful Basilica and is known for its simplicity and elegance. The architecture is of baroque style an...Read more

  3. Reis Magos Fort

    #3 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Reis Magos Fort

    Tags: Fort

    Address: Verem, Bardez, Goa 403114, India

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Though not as famous as Fort Aguada, this smaller fort actually predates the larger one by about half a century. Built in 1551, it was enlarged over the centuries, and proved to be decisive against th...Read more

  4. Cansaulim Church

    #4 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Cansaulim Church Image

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Canasaulim, GA

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Canasaulim Church is an old Church not far inland from Canasaulim beach. This old church is a wonderful historic building as it was built in the 1500s and then renovated in the 1600s. This pretty chur...Read more

  5. Bishop's Palace

    #5 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Bishop's Palace

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Althino, Panaji, Panjim, Goa 403601, India

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the late 19th century, the Bishop's Palace is loved for its simple yet regal architecture. The Palace is located in Altinho on a hillock that overlooks Panjim and is a major tourist attractio...Read more

  6. Church And Monastery Of St Augustine

    #6 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Church And Monastery Of St Augustine

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Ancient Ruin, Monastery

    Address: Monte Santo, Velha, GA

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Church and Monastery of St. Augustine is an old ruin in Goa. But it truly is the most magnificent ruin there ever was. This place used to be an imposing and beautiful looking church but now all th...Read more

  7. Statue Of Abbe Faria

    #7 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Statue Of Abbe Faria

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Althino, Panaji (Panjim), Goa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Statue of Abbe Faria hypnotising a woman has an interesting story to it. Before becoming famous as the originator of hypnotism, Abbe Faria played a rather unique role in Indian history as a conspi...Read more

  8. Azad Maidan

    #8 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Azad Maidan

    Tags: Garden, Monument

    Address: MG Road, Near Head Quarters, Ozari, Panjim, Goa 403001, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 freedo...Read more

  9. Statue Of General Dr Miguel Caetano Dias

    #9 of 9 Historical Places in Panaji
    Statue Of General Dr Miguel Caetano Dias Image

    Tags: Statue

    Address: near Fontainhas, Altinho, Panaji (Panjim), Goa 403001, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dr. Miguel Caetano Dias was the first and only Goan to be honored as “General" by Government of Portugal in the Portuguese Medical Corps. Dr. Miguel Dias was honored by may awards for his medica...Read more

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