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Monuments In Goa

If your planning to come on a holiday to Goa, dont ever miss a chance to explore the monumental wonders that flavour this palm-fringed place! Tourists from all over the world cluster here to muddle up with the golden sand and beaches of Goa. Surprisingly very few people are aware of the fact that besides, being a beach state, this place is actually a treasure trove of architectural marvels. You will be amazed to see an impressive array of medieval European architecture - an exclusive interweaving of Portuguese-Gothic style with a Tuscan exterior and Corinthian interior - exhibited inside the walls of these spectacular monuments. The sheer scale and proportion of the country mansions together with the magnificence of its interiors makes them the grandest of all country mansions.

A monument is a statue, building, or other edifice created to commemorate a person, event or as an artistic object. They are frequently used to improve the appearance of a city or location.The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 defines an  Ancient Monument as follows:-

Ancient Monument means any structure, erection or monument, or any tumulus or place of interment, or any cave, rock-sculpture, inscription or monolith which is of historical, archaeological or artistic interest and which has been in existence for not less than 100 years and includes:- remains of an ancient monument, Site of an ancient monument. Such portion of land adjoining the site of an ancient monument as may be required for fencing or covering in or otherwise preserving such monument,The means of access to, and convenient inspection of, an ancient monument.

Some of the beautiful monuments of goa are:- Viceroys Arch Goa, Statue of Abbe Faria Goa, Azad Maidan Goa, Goa Medical College Goa etc. 

The calm churches, rugged forts, exquisite temples and grandiose country mansions of Goa attract countless tourists from all over the world. So, feel the pleasure of visiting these numerous structures that highlights this beautiful beach land of India.

Azad Maidan Azad Maidan
This is a square piece of land with a central domed structure under which stood a bronze statue of Alfonso de Albuquerque, since moved to the state museum at Old Goa.
Fontainhas Fontainhas
This is an old part of town between the hillock of Altinho and the Rua de Orem creek. It gets its name from the multitude of springs in the area.
Altinho Altinho
This is the hillock overlooking the city of Panaji. It is divided into two parts by the Emidio Garcia Road. It is the site of the "Bishop's palace" and is the residence of the Archbishop of Goa.
Statue of Abbe Faria Statue of Abbe Faria
This is situated centrally near the Secretariat building and is a statue of Abbe Faria hypnotizing a young woman. He was a famous Goan priest, scientist, revolutionary, and hypnotist who was born in 1756 at Candolim. His parents separated when he was eight years old, his mother became a nun and hi
Goa Medical College Goa Medical College
This famous institution is located on the banks of the river towards Miramar and just beside the market. It until a few years ago housed the campus of the only medical school and hospital in Goa.
Viceroys Arch Viceroys Arch
This was build by Viceroy Francisco da Gama, the grandson of Vasco da Gama in 1597. It carries the deer crest of his family. On top of the arch on the side facing the Mandovi river is a small statue of Vasco da Gama, fully attired in his royal uniform.

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