Old Goa Heritage Walk- Things to do GOA
Activities — Culture
- Duration: 3 hours
- Difficulty: No Such Thing
- Accomodation: No Accomodation
- Solo Friendly
History buffs will love this heritage walk around Velha Goa (Old Goa), the former capital city
of the Portuguese colonial empire. Abandoned after the outbreak of a deadly epidemic in the mid-18th century, this precinct is the last-standing relic of a long-lost past. Velha Goa houses some of the oldest churches and monuments in the state and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Local Expert
- A refreshing tender coconut water drink.
- Personal expenses
How to Reach?
Arrive at the meeting point St Cruz, Goa. Here, meet our Local Expert who will accompany you throughout the trail.
How To Prepare?
Documents – ID proof,
Meet our guide and start your journey to disocver e fascinating history of Goa’s former Portuguese empire, as well as the origins of the old city.
Immerse yourself in tales of Goa’s various Catholic orders and revered saints, as well as enthralling legends of sealed passages, hidden vaults, and tombs.
Visit landmark monuments – from the iconic Viceroy’s Arch to ancient temple ruins that date back to the 12th century Kadamba dynasty.
Marvel at the stunning natural beauty of this former port town situated along the banks of the Mandovi river.
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Other Things To DoPlease follow all standard Covid-19 precautions - such as wearing a face mask and the use of sanitizers. Avoid the consumption of alcohol before the experience as we will be visiting holy/religious sites. Strict Dress Code: Do not wear sleeveless clothes, shorts or short skirts above knee length. Knees should be covered at all times. If you are wearing sleeveless clothes, please carry a stole/shawl to cover your shoulders while entering the churches. Photography & videography is strictly prohibited at the St Cathedral & Basilica of Bom Jesus. It is also not permitted to take selfies or pose for pictures inside the churches.
The Basilica of Bom Jesus will remain shut temporarily for visitors and devotees due to restoration work. We will instead visit the magnificent Church of Our Lady of Rosary.
₹2600 per guest
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