Historical and Heritage

Aguada Fort

The Aguada Fort was built by the Portuguese colonial rulers on the beach south of Candolim at the shore of the Mandovi River in 1612. A freshwater spr..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Basilica Of Bom Jesus

The Basilica of Bom Jesus is dedicated to St. Francis Xavier. The Construction of the church began in 1594 and completed in May 1605. The church is ca..

Historical and Heritage

Cabo De Rama Fort

Cabo de Rama Fort is also known as The Cape of Rama. The fort derives its name from Rama, the hero of the epic Ramayana stayed here with his wife duri..

Historical and Heritage

Chapora Fort

The fort was built in order to keep a watch on Hindu raiders who wanted to set up their territory in Goa. The fort was destroyed after the rule of Adi..

Historical and Heritage

Corjuem Fort

The fort also has an interesting incident in which an ambitious Portuguese woman named Ursula e Lancastre, who determined to see the man's world, dre..

Historical and Heritage, Nature and Scenic

Mormugao Fort

The Mormugao Fort was essentially built by the Portuguese in 1624 to protect the harbor, territorial waters in and around the Port of Margao. The Morm..

Historical and Heritage

Reis Mogos Fort

This Reis Magos Fort was constructed using laterite and is located on a hill that can be accessed through a ramp or a narrow staircase. From the Fort ..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Se Cathedral

Se Cathedral is considered to be one of the largest churches in Asia, situated in Old Goa, opposite to Basilica of Bom Jesus. The beautiful Se Cathedr..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

Shri Mangueshi Temple / Mangeshi Temple

This beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It belongs to the typical Goan Hindu temple style of architecture. It is very distinctive with its w..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

St. Augustine Tower / Church Of St. Augustin

The Church and Monastery of St Augustine were built in 1572 by 12 Augustines when they arrived in the city of Goa. The construction of the church was ..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

St. Cajetan Church

The church is considered to have been modeled on the St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Seventeenth century travelers Giovanni Francesco Gemel..

Historical and Heritage, Pilgrimage

St. Francis Of Assisi Church

The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi is a Roman Catholic Church situated in the main square of Old Goa. The Church and Convent of St. Francis of Assi..