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Goa State Museum

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Goa State Museum

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The Fontainhas Heritage Walk is an immersive walking tour in Goa narrating its past. Witness the Portuguese past that eventually survived the onslaught of development in the 21st century. The houses are dressed in yellow, green and blue, balconies fronted by wrought iron railings and tiled roofs transporting you to another era.<br><br>Fontainhas is not only the oldest but the largest Latin quarter of Asia. Located at the foot of the hills, Altinho hills with springs surround Fontainhas on the west side, which give it its name from Portuguese for “little fountain”.<br><br>The people of Fontainhas lead an affluent life. Get access to heritage homes, appreciate Portuguese architecture, meet wonderful people and experience the cultural side of Goa like never before.<br><br>Highlights:<br><br>– An English speaking friendly local guide<br><br>– Get insight to Indo -Portuguese Architecture<br><br>– Access to traditional Hindu House<br><br>– Access to a traditional house from the Portuguese era<br><br>– Meet a renowned Goan Musician
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ghoomboom wrote a review Feb 2020
New Delhi, India107 contributions24 helpful votes
The museum is under renovation and has been shifted temporarily to Old secretariat building. So don’t go by google as it will mislead you. Since it is a make-shift arrangement, many artefacts have not been displayed. Only a few of them so the visit was not very exciting and took just about half an hour. No entry fee...
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Date of experience: February 2020
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VarunWarrior wrote a review Jan 2020
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Best place to see all the artifacts. We got to see all the historical and cultural monuments of Goan culture here....
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Date of experience: December 2019
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DrNiranjan wrote a review Oct 2019
Vadodara, India328 contributions93 helpful votes
The location of the Museum is no longer in EDC Complex but on River Front in Old Secretariat. It as reasonable and a few good collections of Sculptures and old art work. It does reflect Goan culture and can be covered in a brief visit to Panjim.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Karpagavalli wrote a review Aug 2019
Chennai (Madras), India471 contributions124 helpful votes
The place have n-number of displays that speaks the Indian history especially the goal. This is one of the must visit place in goa.government can make the visiting hours 24*7 for all museum and monuments all over india so it may generate jobs,sow knowledge on the children if at all they may be on their school work when these museums works.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Cashorcredit wrote a review Feb 2019
Ottawa, Canada188 contributions84 helpful votes
We spent about 15 minutes looking around this museum. We would have benefited from more explanations. No entry charge and the location on TripAdvisor is wrong, it’s now along the Mandovi River in the Adilsha Palace or “Old Secretariat”.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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