Cultural & Heritage Walking tour in Margao

Margao is a charming town located in South Goa, and is renowned for its rich cultural heritage. This tour allows you to discover hidden stories within Margao's ancient walls while walking through this beautiful city. The tapestry of Margao will take you back to the time and make you feel like you're back in the past.

A walking trail in Margao will give you the opportunity to experience the unique culture of the city as well as learn fascinating facts from our experienced guides who will also share legends. This vibrant town in Goa is a melting pot of cultures, blending various influences from Portuguese colonizers and Indian traditions.

Discover another significant historical landmark in south Goa - the Margao Massacre and Holy Spirit Church, which are the two best places to explore. The Holy Spirit Church stands as a testament to the colonial era when Portuguese influence was prevalent in Goa and is about 400 years old. This stunning church boasts exquisite architecture with intricate details. During our visit to the Margao Massacre memorial site, our knowledgeable guides will recount tales of sacrifice and heroism that shaped our nation's destiny.

But exploring Margao's culture extends beyond just visiting landmarks; it involves immersing yourself in its essence. Join our walking tour through Margao's cultural trail today for an immersive experience where every step unravels layers of heritage waiting to be discovered!

The journey will begin at 4 p.m. near the Holy Spirit Church in Margao. Note that this is a walking trail of approximately 1500 meters in about 2 hours - 2.25 hours.

3 Hours Available on request

What is included in the tour

  • Guided Tour
  • Snacks / Breakfast
  • Travelling Goodies
  • All entry fees and permissions

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals
  • Personal expenses and medication
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Transport
What makes this tour special
  • ​Holy Spirit Church
  • Alvares House of Bullet Holes
  • The Miraculous Chapel of Margao
  • Local Bakeries
  • Damodar Sal
  • Picturesque Colorful Lanes 
  • Abade Faria Street of Goan Mansions
  • Local Spot for Goan Delicacies
  • A Few More Surprises!

Holy Spirit Church: We will begin by exploring the Holy Spirit Church, admiring the magnificent Portuguese architecture and. During your tour, you will be guided by our knowledgeable tour guides who will tell fascinating stories and facts about the spots of arrival.

Alvares house of Bullet Holes: We will then proceed to the house of Alvares with bullet holes from the Madgaon Massacre. You can witness the bullet holes which are still present in the house.

Communidade: After discovering these historical parts, we'll proceed to Margao's Communidade building to learn some interesting facts about it.

Camara: Then we will take you to one of the oldest buildings from the Portuguese period, also known as the Salcete Municipal Council in Portuguese.

Cidas Almas Chapel: Our next stop is the small but amazing Cidas Almas Chapel, which has an interesting history behind it. It is a very famous and interesting historical site for history lovers.

Local Bakery: Walking through the charming streets of Madgaon will reveal an array of tempting bakeries beckoning you in. Each bakery has its own unique charm and specialties, making exploring them all an adventure.

Lanes of Comba: The next step is to explore the lanes of Comba, which are renowned for some well-known temples and some hidden gems that have many hidden mysteries and stories.

Damodar Sal: We will visit the famous Damodar Sal temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. An architectural masterpiece of Goa, the temple is very beautiful and famous.

Abade Faria Street of Mansions. We'll stroll down Abade Faria Street, which is home to many old heritage homes that have been painted in bright and colorful colors in an Indo-Portuguese style.

Local Spot for Snacks: Last but not least, you'll get some good refreshment at the famous local spots before we finish our tour.