Chandor Heritage Trail by Make It Happen

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Get insights about the history of Goa dating back to the era of empires and dynasties This tour highlights the kaleidoscope of history to be found in the hinterland of South Goa. Immerse yourself in pre-Portuguese history dating back over 1000 years, when Chandor then known as Chandrapur was a buzzing trade center. The walk begins at St. Tiago Chapel in Chandor and then leads into sites and ruins of historical importance that date back over 1000 years, followed by the scenic view of the Kushavati River. We visit a heritage house that predates the Portuguese era and contains interesting artifacts which highlight Kadamba era.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Make It Happen

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Stop At: Menezes Braganza House

Located in Chandor Village, Braganza House was first built in the late 16th Century and rebuilt tot the present state in the 18th century. This huge house is situated on one side of the village square. It has now separate houses, with a common entrance. The artefacts collected by the family over a number of years, have added to the beauty of the house.

Duration: 20 minutes

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The chapel is situated on a small hillock about 500mts on the front side of the church. It was built by Francisco Fernandes on 3rd July, 1748. It was rebuilt in 1758 and established on 14th March, 1760.

Duration: 10 minutes

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When built originally in the 17th century, it was called Our Lady of Remedies. However, after it was reconstructed following a collapse in the mid 20th century, it was renamed to its current title. The Church of Nossa Senhora de Belém is located at the main intersection of the town and just across the Braganza House building.

Duration: 10 minutes
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