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Fontainhas

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Address: Panjim, India
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US$50.00*
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Private Portuguese Heritage Tour: Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Dona...
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US$60.00*
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Private Goa Sightseeing Tour with Lunch at a Spice Plantation

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Beautiful - must go!

I am into history and architecture and this place has both. Well preserved old portoguese buildings. Lush and green. Perfect for a stroll and some pictures getting the feeling how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Marcus N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am into history and architecture and this place has both. Well preserved old portoguese buildings. Lush and green. Perfect for a stroll and some pictures getting the feeling how kolonial Panjim once was.

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Thank Marcus N
Panjim, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

bang in the capital of Goa, Panjim, you might be mistaken that you are in Lisbon for a few moments, as this is the Latin quarter of Goa, so much that even the Portuguese president visited this place on his visit to Goa in January . the quite by lanes, you can enjoy the old architecture houses here. you can... More 

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Margao, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 years ago, I liked to walk around the place in the evenings. I did this again today. We have not been grateful enough to God for the bounty ! Zooming vehicles, noise ... literally brought tears ! God save us !

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Thank minddotor
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing portugese culture seen at fountainhas, must visit place to explore best of photography. Colorful house with unique design and decor rooms

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and colourful, simple and those who love colours must visit :) every house owners take care of maintaining it...

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Rajkot, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This street or area needs to be done by walking. By walking you can see all those which we might miss if in vehicle. Beautiful and lovely coloured houses are identity of fontainhas. Each and every house is unique by its colonial style architecture and exterior colour paint. A couple of art galleries, and a temple are also here.

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Thank dipz40
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fontainhas, the Latin quarters of Panjim, is a world heritage site and you can see why. The streets and houses are well preserved and very pretty. As you meander around, observe the vibrant colours of the walls and roofs of the buildings. Look out for the cockerel on the roof (signifying supporters of the Portuguese in the old days). Our... More 

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Thank Jacqui M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Excellent little Portugese village oasis in the middle of bustling Goa. Beautiful little old houses and quiet streets, worth passing by.

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Thank Su N
Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I never knew the colorful buildings and narrow alleys had a name too until I googled it ... but I was so mesmerized with the colors on display in the streets that I had to go back ... Across seasons, Fontainhas provides you with the best colors to capture ... A must visit for those who like to capture ...

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A lovely place in Panjim with spanish style houses and local cuisine restaurants scattered along the curving lanes. Must visit for a heritage lover and photowalk experts.

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