Heritage Tour To Goa Forts And Churches - Panaji

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up & Drop will be provided from Hotels booked in Calangute, Baga, Arpora, Nagoa, Candolim, Sinquerim, Nerul Area. Transport required in areas other then mentioned ab.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This heritage tour is the best way to discover the cultural diversity, history and religious traditions and customs of Goa. The tour is to showcase the real essence of Rome of the east. it will make you soak in the rich cultural heritage of Goa. All the prominent vintage forts and churches that reflect the colonial legacy of India are included .

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Fort Aguada, Shore of the Mandovi river, Sinquerim India
Fort Aguada is easily one of the most popular destinations of Goa. It is the perfect testimony for the glory of Portuguese legacy. It was constructed by Portuguese in the 1612. The magnificent fort has been standing high with all its elegance for over four hundred years. Aguada Light house is also another feature that makes this spot popular among the tourists. Catching the sunset and sunrise view from here is a beautiful rewarding experience.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Reis Magos Fort, Mandovi River Reis Magos Road, Panjim 403114 India
Reis Magos The fort was constructed as an outpost for Adil Shah of Bijapur in 1493. When the Portuguese conquered Bardez, they renovated the fort and built along with the church. It was also used as a jail later by them. By 1993, it was abandoned and was it started deteriorating drastically and finally the restoration process started in 2008. This Portuguese styled fort facing the capital city of Panjim is surrounded by sturdy laterite walls studded with typically Portuguese turrets and formally accommodated viceroys and other dignitaries.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Se Cathedral, Old Goa, Panjim India
Se Cathedral, Old Goa The architecture style of the Se Cathedral is Portuguese Manueline. The exterior is Tuscan, whereas the interior is Corinthian. The church is 250 feet (76 m) in length and 181 feet (55 m) in breadth. The frontispiece stands 115 feet (35 m) high. The Se Cathedrals tower houses a large bell known as the Golden Bell on account of its rich tone. It is said to be the largest in Goa, and one of the best in the world.
Ruins of the Church of St.Augustine, Old Goa The church was constructed in 1602 by Augustinian friars who had arrived in Old Goa in 1587 and was abandoned in 1835 due to expulsion of religious orders from Goa and the Portuguese government ordered its demolition. All thats left today of the Church of St Augustine is the 46m-high tower, which served as a belfry and formed part of the churchs facade.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Chapora Fort Rd, Chapora 403509 India
Chapora Fort, Chapora Chapora Fort has been popular among the tourists because it is easily one of the most beautiful evening spots to chill in Goa. Surreal beauty of this awe inspiring fort was captured in the famous Bollywood movie called Dil Chahta Hai. The sunset sky is simply incredible from this fort and we assure you that this spectacular sight will remain etched in your heart for eternity.
Mount Mary Church, Old Goa Located barely 03 kms from the Capital, this beach welcomes you to swaying Pine trees and also holds the mortal remains of the first Chief Minister of Goa.
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Panjim High above the idalco Palace built by Adil Shah, the glorious Panjim Church has been mesmerizing the tourist with its spectacular view of Panjim City. Located in the heart of Panjim City, it the first church of Goa and also of one of the most favorites among the travelers. Square of flowers in front of the church built back in the year 1855, is a beautiful feature of this splendid Portuguese church. Hilltop above the church is called Bairro Altos de Pilotos because large beacons used to be lit here to guide ships into the estuary before the light house.
Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Private transportation

All Fees and Taxes

Entry/Admission - Fort Aguada

Entry/Admission - Reis Magos Fort

Entry/Admission - Se Cathedral

Entry/Admission - Chapora Fort

Exclusions

food, local guide

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff