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History of Velha Goa

Old Goa, also known as Velha Goa, is the old capital of Goa. Velha Goa was originally founded by Adil Shah in the early 16th century AD. Alfonso de Albuquerque made Velha Goa his capital in 1510 AD. Learn more about Old Goa on your travel to Velha Goa. Velha Goa was a thriving city during the Adil Shahi Dynasty but its prosperity increased several times during the Portuguese influence.

About Velha Goa

Travel to Velha Goa to discover the once flourishing Portuguese capital and now a tranquil small hamlet. Velha Goa is merely 9 km from Panaji. Nestled on the banks of River Mandovi, Velha Goa presents a pretty picture of silver sands, green palms and Goan cottages with colored tiled roofs and painted glass windows. The grandeur of the Portuguese can be judged from the buildings and relics of that period such as churches, palaces, temples, orchards and commercial centers.

Tourist Attractions of Velha Goa

Travel to Goa, reach Velha to visit the heritage churches of Goa, namely, Se Cathedral, Church of St. Francis Of Assisi, Chapel of St. Catherine, Professed House of the Jesuits, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of St. Catejan, Chapel of St. Xavier, Chapel of St. Anthony, Church of Lady of the Mount, Church and Convent of St. Monica, Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Church of St. Peter and Ruins of the Church of St. Augustine. UNESCO has enlisted the churches and convents of Old Goa as the World Heritage Site. All the churches have their importance and reverence among the locals as well as tourists but the Basilica of Bom Jesus stands apart. The church contains the relics of St. Francis Xavier, the Patron Saint of Goa and the Apostle of the Indies. Built in Baroque style of architecture, this church is also famous for being the first church of India to be elevated to the status of a minor basilica in the year 1946. The Convent of Santa Monica is one of the largest nunneries of Goa.

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» Rail: The nearest Railway Station to Velha Goa is at Margao.

» Air: The Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport to Velha Goa.

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