Arts of Goa - Guided Walking Tour
Goan arts and crafts are a source of endless fascination, whether one approaches them for purely visual, aesthetic pleasure or pauses to savor the underlying history, culture, and symbolism.
Experience the everyday artistry and color on this offbeat and creative world of contemporary Portuguese art. Experience the famous arts and crafts of Goa by walking around the houses, explore the rich art and culture of the city, closely observe the offbeat museum, shops, galleries showcasing the region's cultural & architectural history, ancient and modern side of the city.
Explore the Houses of Goa, a ship-shaped museum showcasing the region's cultural & architectural history of the beautiful Indo-Portuguese era, the Museum Cafe and Mario Gallery. Walk beside the architectural school and the lake, and get indulged in some wonderful conversations with locals.
Starting Point: Houses of Goa
Timings: 4 PM to 6 PM
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What's included :
- Friendly Storyteller/Guide
- One Hot Beverage
- Chance to learn various art and craft work
- Great conversations to explore local art and craft
What's excluded :
- Hotel Pickup and Drop
- Water Bottle
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Houses of Goa, House No. 674, Near Nisha's Play School,Torda ,Salvador do Mundo, Alto Porvorim, Penha de França, Goa 403101, India
Houses of Goa is a unique museum by reputed architect Gerard da Cunha that presents the beauty of the phenomenal outcome of the blend of eastern and western architectural styles. This museum showcases the houses which were the prime expression of the Goan identity.
The museum is built as a traffic island in Torda. It is in the shape of a triangle and resembles a ship. Viewed from the outside it is a mystery, but as you begin your visit, it slowly unfolds its charms.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Mario Gallery, Duarte Pacheco Road Near Hindu Pharmacy, Below Aroma Hotel, Panjim India
Right next to the Houses Of Goa Museum, lies a gallery dedicated to Goa's most celebrated artist, Mario Miranda. Miranda's works are an introduction to Goa’s unique history. All his observations and insights on Goan culture come to life through a myriad of things like Mugs, t-shirts, scarves, fridge magnets, lamps, wall art and lots more gift-worthy things that can be found over two floors.
Duration: 20 minutes
Departure Point :Houses of Goa, House No. 674, Near Nisha's Play School,Torda ,Salvador do Mundo, Alto Porvorim, Penha de França, Goa 403101, India
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- Children below 5 years of age are allowed for free
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.