Located in the heart of Goa, Panjim City is a vibrant and bustling city full of surprises around every corner. There's something unique about this place that draws you in and captures your senses. With its narrow streets and colorful buildings, the place is always bustling with some activity.
Panjim City has so much to offer travelers looking for an immersive cultural experience like no other place in Goa. One of the best ways to do so is to take a leisurely stroll through the Fontainhas street, which is also known as the Latin Quarter Walk.
The Latin Quarter Walking Tour in Goa gives you an authentic cultural experience. As you walk through the streets of Panjim city, you will be immersed in a visual feast of Portuguese architectural houses, churches and much more which are painted in bright colors that are sure to leave a lasting impression on your memory.
The Latin Quarter Walk takes you through a unique glimpse into the rich history of this beautiful city during its colonial past. Engage in the beautiful architecture and listen to the story that each building has to say. The narrow winding lanes lined with Portuguese-style homes painted in bright colors, and their balconies and walls covered in wrought iron railings and lush greenery are like stepping into another world. You'll also come across quaint cafes serving delicious food and refreshing drinks that will provide a much-needed break from your stroll around this place.
During your stroll, look out for hidden gems such as art galleries, boutiques, and unique paintings on the walls. We will guide you through almost 1.5km of colorful walls and winding streets in Fonthanias street, and our tour guides are very professional and experienced at telling you stories behind colorful walls.
There's always something new to discover on The Latin Quarter Walk tour in Panjim City. It's perfect for exploring at your own pace, whether you're traveling alone or with family or friends.
You'll get many photo capturing opportunities everywhere you look around, so don't forget to bring your camera. Get ready to experience the magic of Panjim, where history, tradition, and celebration collide.
What is included in the tour
- Guided Tour
- Soul Traveling Goodies
- All Entry Fees
- Drinking Water Filling Station
What is NOT included in the tour
- Bottled Drinking Water
- Personal Expenses
- Additional time beyond the standard duration
- Exploring the Colorful Lanes through a guided walk
- Beautiful chapels with unique architecture
- One of the Oldest Bakeries of Panjim for Local Snacks/Sweets Tasting
- Local Legends & Stories
- A Rich Indo Portuguese House Visit
- Connecting with the friendly locals that make you feel like you are at home
The Latin Quarter Walking Tour Starts around 8.00 Am - 11 Am at the Panjim Post Office, which is a historical building in the Panjim City.
The Mint House: The Mint House, also known as House of Coins, is Goa's well -known heritage site. This beautiful building dates back from the Portuguese era and is located in the heart of the city. Discover the history behind this place & get to know more about the past of Goa.
Colorful Lanes: Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the colorful lanes of Fontainhas, where history meets the charm. Get to know the story behind the colored building & Portuguese remnants. Discover the houses built in the colonial architecture and painted in fluorescents and pastels colors
Sao Tome Chapel: Located in Panjim on the banks of Ourem Creek, this beautiful colonial Portuguese Baroque style chapel was originally named for the nearby springs. This locality dates back to the colonial period and is always busy.
Local Bakery: Explore the popular traditional Goan local bakery, cafes for snack/sweet tasting. The tour includes snacks & refreshment, and you can also shop from a famous local bakery while watching some live performances by renowned local musicians.
St. Sebastian Chapel: Discover the neighborhood's hidden gems, the iconic St. Sebastian Chapel and the Fontainhas Heritage Trail. The Chapel of St Sebastian, built in 1880, is located at the southern end of the Fontainhas. It is a great place for history lovers to discover Goa's fascinating past & history.
Local Goan Home Visit: Explore a local Goan house built in Portuguese style, see the antiques items held by ancestors who lived during colonial times, and learn how they were used.