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Old Goa | Near OLD Goa Church Complex, Goa Velha 403402, India
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

It was Purely good veg food because we were too Hungry and want something to eat. So we found this one good Choice have paw with vegetables. Should visit once if you are at Divar Island.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful Arch made by outer people of India. Situated in old Goa and one of the interesting visiting place in Goa.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank milanpt93
Reviewed 16 April 2018

It gives you a feeling of olden times where the Viceroys were welcomed to Goa when Old Goa was the capital city. If you pay attention and are on the appropriate road, you will view it en route to Divar island ferry point.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Elegantslummin
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The old arch makes an impressing view, when you come up from the river to go into old Goa. Erected by Vasco da Gamas grandson.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Medborgeren
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Situated in Old town of Goa , you need a driver to tell you where it it is. It may be famous but nothing special

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Viceroy's Arch is often overlooked nowadays, but is a place of rich historical value. It was erected to welcome the Portuguese Viceroys to Goa, when Old Goa was the capital. Located between the Church of ST. Cajetan and the ferry point to Divar, it...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The archway is located in a palm grove just a few minutes walk distance from the Sé Cathedral, right in direction to the Mandovi River. I recommend going down to the ferry dock (BTW nice view of the wide Mandovi River) and then to return...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank romanh540
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is the old entrance to Old Goa which is worth a visit in its own right if you are interested in churches and old buildings.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JML1953142
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Arch is a drive thru, on the road Brick and Mortar structure, of Historical significance with respect to the Portuguese rule @ Goa. Structurally it is in good shape. As an engineer , I must say that the quality of the civil engg. &...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank topshott
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Typical historical place having gate of entry to Goa most attractive thing was ferry ride near the gate where people and vehicles were ferried from one end of river Mandovi to island

Date of experience: January 2018
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