Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Old Latin Quarter as you visit its historical sites. See a unique blend of Indian and Portuguese culture in every corner of the Old Latin Quarter; from architecture and music to historical sites and Catholic churches. Start your journey with a meet up at the General Post Office Panjim, where your local English-speaking guide awaits. Make your first stop at the nearby Tobacco Square, an excellent starting point for easy access to all of Fontainhas' streets. Gaze upon the colorful houses and establishments while on your way to the heritage precinct of St. Thomas ward and the small church of San Thome, areas that give insight into the religious influence of the Portuguese. Shop for handcrafted ceramic souvenirs for loved ones back home at Marcou Artificial before your tour ends.
What is included in the tour
- Fontainhas tour
- Local house visit
- A musician who will play a few songs
- Entrance fees to all attractions/sites
What is NOT included in the tour
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Meals and beverages
- Peek into Goa's past as a Portuguese colony with this heritage walking tour of Fontainhas.
- Travel back in time as you walk along the storied streets of the Old Latin Quarter.
Give Old Goan music a listen and be surprised by the delightful mix of Indian and Portuguese musical elements.
- Skip the usual beach trip and go for this heritage walking tour of Fontainhas.
- 3:30pm meet up at General Post Office Panjim
- Visit Tobacco Square
- Explore the heritage precinct of St. Thomas ward
- See the beautiful San Thome church and the very old 31st January Bakery
- Spend time in the Fontainhas area which is the oldest and largest Latin quarter of Asia
- Visit the chapel of San Sebastian
- Walk around Panjim Inn, Fundacao Orient, and Galerie Gitanjali
- Meet the renowned Goan musician
- Check out handcrafted ceramic souvenirs at Marcou Artificial
- 5:30 pm end of the tour, head back to General Post Office Panjim by a different route
Meet Up Information:
- Location: General Post Office Panjim
- Address: MG Road, Patto Colony, Panaji, Goa 403001
- The operator will reconfirm your pick up time and the itinerary in advance
- Please arrive at the meetup location at least 15 minutes before the scheduled pick up time
- If you are late for more than 15 minutes, the guide will leave and no refunds will be issued