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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 insight into Goan home architecture

We had come to Torda in search of the Mario Gallery, but when we got off our cab to ask for... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Madhulika L
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New Delhi, India
Do visit if Architecture Interests you

This place may not be for all tourists. But if you have an interest in Architecture and history... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Krishnan U
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Bengaluru, India
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Opp. Nisha's Play School, Torda | Salvador do Mundo, Porvorim, India
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We had come to Torda in search of the Mario Gallery, but when we got off our cab to ask for directions, we discovered that there is another museum here too: the Houses of Goa Museum. This is located in a very distinctive building, a...More

Thank Madhulika L
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This place may not be for all tourists. But if you have an interest in Architecture and history, this may be a good place to visit. Houses of Goa museum is a small interestingly shaped building that gives you a glimpse of the how the...More

1  Thank Krishnan U
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Houses of Goa Museum is located in an eye-catching building in the village of Torda in north Goa. Getting here needs one to carefully follow Google Maps and is a 4-5 km drive from the highway at Porvorim. The building has been designed by...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

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 23 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

1  Thank incredible_world
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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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