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Created by Gerard da Cunha, this little island of the history of Goan houses on a not so busy traffic fork is an important testament to the fusion of materials, cultures and traditions that define their legacy. Beautifully embellished with images of exteriors, interiors, frescoes,...More
A lovely house designed by architect Gerard da Cunha. The museum is his effort to preserve the history, culture and the beauty of traditional Goan homes and the Indo-Portuguese architecture.
Inside the museum are photographs, plans and some fixtures of some of the iconic homes...More
If more traffic islands could be handed over to some cool architects, traffic won't seem like a hassle anymore. Most reviews of the Houses of Goa Museum written before this one have been quite accurate. Just a few side-notes to add:
1. Google Maps precisely...More
While roaming on our rented Bajaj Avenger we wanted to visit places which not usually crowded but have some good ratings. When we did search in google this one carried good positive reviews. Since we me and my wife love history as well environment of...More
Nice to learn some things about Goan architecture. I love the building it is in and the surroundings. Overall I found the information slightly chaotic, but nice pictures, Goan music, and objects to see ;)
"Houses of Goa", a unique museum by reputed architect Gerard da Cunha, encapsulates for posterity the phenomenal outcome of the amalgamation of eastern and western architectural styles.The museum is built as a traffic island in Torda,Salvador-do-Mundo,Goa.Strangely enough it is in the shape of a triangle...More