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Sacred Goa: Private Heritage Walk and Church Tour

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Product Code : AGORA310

Begin your day at 9:00 AM with a hotel pick-up and step into the captivating world of Goa's sacred landmarks. Marvel at the architectural splendor of the Se Cathedral and delve into the spiritual significance of the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Traverse through the historic streets of Fontainhas, uncovering its Portuguese-inspired charm and iconic landmarks like the Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Conclude your immersive experience with panoramic vistas from the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, returning to your hotel by 6:00 PM, having embraced the cultural tapestry of Goa's religious and architectural heritage.

9:00 AM - Pick-up from Hotel Embark on a captivating journey as your guide collects you from your Goa hotel. Prepare for a day filled with spiritual enlightenment and architectural wonders.

Se Cathedral Your first stop is the Se Cathedral, a 16th-century masterpiece dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. Explore the fascinating history and architectural brilliance, marveling at the Corinthian columns and the golden bell.

Basilica of Bom Jesus Proceed to the renowned Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site that houses the remains of St. Francis Xavier. Delve into the church's profound significance and discover cherished artifacts, including the silver casket cradling the saint's mortal remains.

Church of St. Francis of Assisi Visit the charming Church of St. Francis of Assisi, a Baroque-style church from the 17th century. Adorned with intricate carvings and frescoes, the church narrates the life of St. Francis of Assisi and biblical tales, illuminated by your guide.

Lunch Break

Convent and Church of St. Cajetan Resume your adventure with a visit to the Convent and Church of St. Cajetan, a splendid 17th-century structure inspired by Rome's St. Peter's Basilica. Marvel at remarkable paintings, frescoes, and carvings, all explained by your knowledgeable guide.

Aguada Fort Explore a nearby fort, possibly the Aguada Fort, a testament to Portuguese architecture from the 17th century. Admire the grandeur of the Arabian Sea and gain historical insights from your guide.

Fontainhas Heritage Walk Embark on a heritage walk through the Fontainhas neighborhood. Discover narrow streets and vibrant Portuguese-style residences, including landmarks like the Chapel of St. Sebastian, the Maruti Temple, and the Adil Shah Palace. Your guide brings to life the vibrant history of this Portuguese commercial hub.

Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Reach the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. Marvel at this gleaming white sanctuary perched atop a hill in Panaji, enjoying a panoramic view of the city and the Mandovi River. Absorb the church's history and cultural significance.

Return to Hotel As the day winds down, your immersive journey concludes as your guide returns you to your Goa hotel. Depart with a treasure trove of spiritual, historical, and architectural memories from this enriching day of exploration.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.