Goa & Mumbai - Panaji & Central Goa (PDF Chapter)
This is the Panaji & Central Goa chapter from Lonely Planet’s Goa & Mumbai guidebook.
Central Goa is the state’s historic and cultural heart and soul. Wedged between Goa’s two biggest rivers, the Mandovi and the Zuari, it’s home to the state capital, Panaji, the glorious churches of Old Goa and the wilds of the Western Ghats.
- explore Panaji’s Latin Quarter on foot
- stand in silence in the extraordinary churches and cathedrals of Old Goa, once larger than Lisbon
- enjoy birdwatching at Backwoods Camp
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Panaji, West of Panaji, Panaji to Old Goa, Old Goa, Divar Island, Goa Velha, Pilar, Ponda & around, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Molem & around, Beyond Goa, Hampi & around and Hospet (Hosapete).
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