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Divar Island

94 Reviews

Divar Island

94 Reviews
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Fontainhas Heritage Walk

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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
USD 12.80 per adult
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Gaurav J wrote a review 3 Mar.
21 contributions1 helpful vote
A must visit place in Goa to have a Best Experience. My Advice to go on Sat/or Sunday morning to avoid rush and traffic.
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Date of experience: February 2021
Dr Parul Sharma wrote a review Jan. 2021
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India34 contributions
easy approach. search fr ferry ride to divar island on google map. there are couple of entry points ..we too our rented car to old goa n went in ferry which are frequent service at a nominal cost . once inside the island stroll, see the church ,can have chilled beer at small little local shops run ob owners of house there. u can also use the service of experiential tour curators called 'make it happen'....look up Murli on net for a curated experience with high tea there .can spent half a day . not too many eating joints , so plan to eat in panaji and arounds . a must visit while in Goa
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Date of experience: January 2021
Vikram Pandian wrote a review Sep. 2020
Tiruchirappalli, India25 contributions
Had a very bad experience. Need to bring your vehicle here. We thought there would be transportation to go inside island but disappointed and we were waiting for more than 1.5 hours there was no sign of bus, so we returned back in the ship we traveled to the island
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sameer M wrote a review Apr. 2020
Mumbai2 contributions2 helpful votes
Divar island part of old Goa has an authentic charm not much changed since the 16th century. its a place for serene calm, raw beauty. Sadly the state or India doesn't know how to display history. While Europe portrays its history of WW2 which is 80 years old, we don't know to showcase whats 450 years old.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Lucky Rai Chand Malhotra wrote a review Feb. 2020
Panjim, India18 contributions
Hidden Treasure of Goa A Great Experience With Soul Travelling... My 8th Trail With Soul Travelling... It's a must! You just have to experience this peace filled beautiful lil island away from the the bustle of mainland life. It is True blue green colourful nature at its best with beautiful old Portuguese homes standing amongst the garden.It indeed takes your breath away and shows you the freshness of life. The approach to this place is only by a jetty which carries you and your car to the other side. Amazing Experience. Mr. Newton (Son Of Divar) Was So Proud To Show Us His Beautiful Village,Full Of Information And So Much Of Fun Loving At The Same Time Leroy Was So Fun Loving And Shared Some Of His Experiences Too With Us... Warm Regards Lucky Rai Chand Malhotra
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Date of experience: February 2020