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Old Goa: Walking Tour of Heritage Churches

Product ID: 283357
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Explore the grandest buildings in Old Goa on a walking tour. Learn about the region with visits to Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral and other churches.
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Duration 2 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Goa's most important landmark and significant churches
  • Learn about the evolution of Portuguese rule in India through Goa's architecture and religious practices
  • Hear local's perspective and listen to personal anecdotes
Full description
Meet your guide at the Viceroys Arch in Old Goa. Explore the significant buildings of the area with a local expert guide and storyteller. Experience Goa's Portuguese heritage on a walking tour filled with historical stories and personal anecdotes. Learn about the history of Goa’s former capital. After visiting the Viceroys Arch, continue to the Church of St. Catherine. Trace the arrival of the Portuguese in India, who called the area “the Rome of the East.”

Walk past the ruins of Old Goa to Se Cathedral, the largest church in Asia. Admire the decorative frescoes in the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, which depict the life of the patron saint. Afterward, enter the Basilica of Bom Jesus, which houses the remains of St. Francis Xavier.
Includes
  • English-speaking Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs

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Meeting point

Viceroys Arch, Goa. ( Velha Goa, Goa 403110, India). Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the start of your tour. This place is easily accessible by taxi.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for infants and toddlers.
• Please note that the churches have dress codes. Guests are requested to dress appropriately. Please cover your knees and shoulders.
• Photography inside churches and museums may be restricted. If you are unsure whether you can take a picture, please ask your tour guide before you do.

From US$ 12.82 per person

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Product ID: 283357