Formerly known as Nova Goa, Panaji is the capital city as well as the largest city in the state of Goa. There are numerous buildings in the town that exhibits Portuguese colonial décor such as the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. It is also home to the Mahalakshmi temple and the Jama Masjid mosque. Also known as Panjim, it was the last part of India that got its freedom in the end.
Although India got freedom in the year 1947 but Goa remained a Portuguese territory as late as 1960. The people of Goa got freedom in 1961. In the course of their reign, several Portuguese men built numerous buildings such as Churches, homes, villas and so on.
Some of the properties today serve as Heritage Hotels in Panaji which are a reminder of rule of Portuguese in Goa and their strong influence in the architecture. They are perfect in the form of accommodation option, offering every world-class facility to its guests – restaurant for a fine dining experience, spacious well-equipped rooms, period furniture, elegant décor, room service, in-room mini bar, tea/coffee maker to name a few. Without thinking much, make online booking now at Heritage Hotels of India.