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Houses of Goa Museum

Opp. Nisha's Play School, Torda | Salvador do Mundo, Porvorim, India
+91 832 241 0711
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An Architecture Treasure Trove

I wish we could have visited one or more of the old Goan mansions, but since we couldn't, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Geralyn H
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New Delhi, India
A little gem..

Created by Gerard da Cunha, this little island of the history of Goan houses on a not so busy... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Rajeev C
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Opp. Nisha's Play School, Torda | Salvador do Mundo, Porvorim, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish we could have visited one or more of the old Goan mansions, but since we couldn't, this museum showed us what we were missing. The eccentric building itself is small, but delightful and packed with information and architectural details. Touring it helped one...More

Thank Geralyn H
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Created by Gerard da Cunha, this little island of the history of Goan houses on a not so busy traffic fork is an important testament to the fusion of materials, cultures and traditions that define their legacy. Beautifully embellished with images of exteriors, interiors, frescoes,...More

1  Thank Rajeev C
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely house designed by architect Gerard da Cunha. The museum is his effort to preserve the history, culture and the beauty of traditional Goan homes and the Indo-Portuguese architecture. Inside the museum are photographs, plans and some fixtures of some of the iconic homes...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

If more traffic islands could be handed over to some cool architects, traffic won't seem like a hassle anymore. Most reviews of the Houses of Goa Museum written before this one have been quite accurate. Just a few side-notes to add: 1. Google Maps precisely...More

2  Thank Dunyagoal
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place and beautifully architected. Have a wonderful design. Nice collection of historic books available and display items are very good.

Thank Itsanshul
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

It is an amazing place...MUST VISIT...It tells about goan history, beautiful view ...reaching the place between hills was an amazing ride ..

1  Thank guneet s
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

While roaming on our rented Bajaj Avenger we wanted to visit places which not usually crowded but have some good ratings. When we did search in google this one carried good positive reviews. Since we me and my wife love history as well environment of...More

1  Thank Basava K
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Nice to learn some things about Goan architecture. I love the building it is in and the surroundings. Overall I found the information slightly chaotic, but nice pictures, Goan music, and objects to see ;)

Thank Rien R
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place when out birdwatching and had to take a moment to stop and look at the beautiful and amazing construction and design in the buildings. We were very impressed

Thank Jan W
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

It is a nice place especially if you have inquisitive bent of mind. It explores and captures Goan architecture and various facets associated with it.

Thank Dushyant D
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