Old Goa Expereince
Old Goa is a historical city in North Goa (10 kms from Panjim) in 16th – 18th Century. The remains of the city are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was constructed by the Bijapur Sultanate in the 15th century, and served as capital of Portuguese India till 18th century.
Old Goa is home to some exquisite Churches and heritage monuments that are considered a must visit for a heritage traveler.
Old Goa contains churches affiliated to various congregations, including the Se Cathedral (the seat of the Archbishop of Goa), the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, the Church of S. Caetano, and the Basilica of Bom Jesus, which contains the relics of Saint Francis Xavier.
Old Goa is visited as a part of any sightseeing inclusive North Goa hotel package and visited by travelers to Goa all round the year.