Overview
Trail Overview

The Latin Quarters of Goa

Panjim, the current capital of Goa is known for its Indo-Portuguese style architecture that was one of the first to be established when the capital was moved. One beautiful little section that was built during the making of Panjim was Fontainhas, also called the Latin Quarters of Panjim. 

From the times of the tobacco trade to the minting of coins and the final administrative centre of the Portuguese, Panjim has seen it all. With a special focus on the Latin Quarters of Goa, we discover the 'Making of Panaji'. We learn how ‘Nova Goa’ developed as the new capital city after the older capital, Old Goa crumbled down with disease. We listen to stories about the most prominent monuments of the area. In addition, we visit a local house and one of the oldest bakeries of the city and try out some local delicacies!

Let Panjim give you an experience of Goa that will seem like a whole new world altogether!

Note: This is a walking trail with an approximate distance of about 1 .5KM in total.

Trail Duration: 2.5 - 3 HRS

Start time: 8 AM or 4 PM.
(Alternate time 9 AM- slots available depending on availability) 

Recommended Add-on (Charged Additionally): Enjoy a Feni Cocktail at a Local Tavern in Fontainhas                                                                            

2 Hours 30 Minutes 18 May, 19 May, 20 May, and more Panjim Post office
Inclusions/Exclusions
What's on Us and What's on You!

What is included in the tour

  • Guided Tour
  • Snacks
  • Soul Traveling Goodies
  • All Entry Fees
  • Drinking Water Filling Station

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Bottled Drinking Water
  • Transport
  • Personal Expenses
  • Additional time beyond the standard duration
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Walking Trail covering the first Portuguese Settlement in Panjim 
  • Re-discovering defining elements in Sao Tome Locality
  • Colourful Lanes & Beautiful Architectural elements of Fontainhas
  • Snacks at a local Goan Bakery Operational from 1920s
  • Indo- Portuguese House Visit
  • Beautiful chapels with unique architecture
  • Local Legends & Stories 
  • Connecting with the friendly locals that make you feel like you are at home
Itinerary
  • The Panjim Post Office
  • Mint House
  • Colorful Lanes of São Tomé & Fontainhas
  • Sao Tome Chapel
  • A Popular Local Bakery for Snack/Sweet Tasting
  • St. Sebastian Chapel
  • Local Goan Home Visit

 

FAQs

FAQs about the Latin Quarter Walk at Panjim

 

What kind of clothing is appropriate for the Latin Quarter Walk?

It is advised to wear clothes suitable for outdoor walking and to wear comfortable walking shoes.

How do I book the Latin Quarter Walk?

To book the "Latin Quarter Walk" call us at: +919529490245

Can children participate in the Latin Quarter Walk?

Yes, children can participate in the Latin Quarter Walk.

Are photography and videography allowed during the Latin Quarter Walk?

Yes, photography and videography are generally allowed during the tour

What is the cancellation policy for the Latin Quarter Walk?

Following is the cancellation policy for the Latin Quarter Walk:

  • Cancellations made 24 hours prior to the tour start time will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations made between 24 to 12 hours of the tour start time will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations made less than 12 hours before the tour start time.

This policy ensures flexibility for cancellations while maintaining fairness for travelers and Soul Travelling.

 

 

 

 

Meeting Point
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India Post Panjim Head Post Office, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Patto Colony, Panaji, Goa 403521, India View on Map
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