The walk starts at the Viceroy's Arch near the Ferry point, where you get introduced to the historical Portuguese past of Old Goa. Old Goa was also known as ‘Rome of the East’ due to the incidence of prettily designed churches and wide open piazzas. We then pay a visit to the very beautiful St. Cajeten church of the Italian Order. St. Cajetan Church also known as the Church of Divine Providence is a church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa. We then move ahead to old main street of Old Goa, the Rua Direita to pass by the Se Cathedral and the Church of St Francis. Se Cathedral is one of the most ancient and celebrated religious buildings of Goa. This magnificent 16th century monument in Goa, build under the Portuguese rule is the largest church in Asia. After surveying the pieces of ruined buildings displayed outside the Museum, we proceed to Old Goa’s first church, the Church of St Catherine, before reaching the Basilica of Bom Jesus where the remains of St Francis Xavier are to be found. Our presenters will highlight all the above places with fascinating history and anecdotes that are unheard of and will share a very unique perspective of the making of Old Goa.
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We are a group of licensed guides under MAKE IT HAPPEN, which is an Experiential Travel Company, that specializes in curating immersive travel experiences. We will share insights into history and folklore of the area taking you back to life as it was in the bygone times. We qualify as local experts and are passionate about the history, culture, food, art and heritage of Goa, and have invested several years into studying and perfecting the art of storytelling. Alirio has over 40 years of Travel Industry experience. Anthony is a member of the Executive committee of Goa heritage Action Group.
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Begin the Old Goa Heritage Walk at Viceroys Arch Visit the church St Cajetan Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Notice the remains of St. Francis Xavier Visit the imposing Sé Cathedral, the largest church in Goa. Explore the ruins of the St. Augustine up the holy hill
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Requisitos para los viajeros
Pueden participar hasta 10 personas mayores de 7.
Infants & toddlers may not enjoy the tour. Duration: 2 hours. Please cover your knees & shoulders before entering churches. Dress accordingly. Photography inside churches & museum is not allowed
Old Goa Heritage Walk
Desde 10€ por persona
Desde 10€ por persona