Where to Stay In Panjim
1) Mariott Resort and Spa
2) Vivanta By Taj
3) The Leela
4) Cidade de Goa
5) The Crown
The Best places to Eat/Drink/party
1) Hospedaria Venite
2) Horseshoe Bar & Restaurant
3) Ritz Classic
4) The Black Sheep Bistro
5) Baba’s Wood Café
1) Old Goa
A large number of protected historical monuments like the Convent of Santa Monica and Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina. Also visit the Dona Paula beach, which is beloved by locals
2) An art gallery in a heritage hotel complex
Another must-visit in the Fontainhas area, also known as the Latin Quarter, is the heritage complex, comprising Panjim Inn, Panjim Pousada, and Panjim Peoples hotels. The corridors and public spaces of this heritage complex exhibit classic and contemporary works by eminent artists
3) Art and culture centre in a Portuguese home
Also immensely popular in Goa’s art circles is Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts, which occupies a charming Portuguese-styled home in the elite hillside neighbourhood of Altinho
4) Jazz in Goa
In Panaji, Jazz Goa, a group of Goan jazz musicians host a weekly live music evening every Sunday at Deltin Royale casino, docked on River Mandovi.
5) Own art by Goa’s legendary cartoonist
Mario Miranda’s legacy lives on in witty caricatures and his hilarious take on traditional Goan lifestyle. His works and licensed merchandise are available in select boutiques and galleries in Panaji, including Gallery Gitanjali and Marcou Artifacts.
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