We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A joy to visit

Wonderfully maintained old Portuguese style buildings, well cared for streets and gardens. A... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Kate_Tascott
,
Tascott NSW Australia
old Portuguese houses

We liked it for a stroll in the afternoon, we had lunch in one of those Portuguese houses, we were... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Mahara S
via mobile
Read all 20 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good60%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
1 May 2017
“A joy to visit”
14 Nov 2016
“old Portuguese houses”
LOCATION
Emilio Gracia Road, Panjim, India

Similar Things to Do in Panjim

Write a ReviewReviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Wonderfully maintained old Portuguese style buildings, well cared for streets and gardens. A pleasure to walk around and see such delights. Very pretty area

Thank Kate_Tascott
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We liked it for a stroll in the afternoon, we had lunch in one of those Portuguese houses, we were just passing through to go to north Goa, interesting but we probably wouldn't spend more than few hours there.

Thank Mahara S
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hostel in the old quarter . Even from the window you see signs on houses and shops . Take a stroll around and you'll see loads of Portuguese architecture. Very interesting.

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This is the main post office. It is located in Fontainhas, the old Latin quarter of Panjim. It was once the tobacco trading house for Panjim and was located next to the state mint. The square opposite the post office used to be the site...More

Thank shri5
Reviewed 9 November 2015

If you are in Panjim and in Altinho then yes, go here but it isn't worth travelling to from the other areas of Goa to see.Yes, the lanes are beautiful but then so is the whole of Altinho and it is no different to any...More

Thank Abhishek J
Reviewed 15 October 2015

São Tomé Old Quarter is a part of Panjim near or actually part of Fontainhas. It has quaint little lanes and a few interesting old houses and a few cafes and restaurants. If you have time in Panjim take a leisurely walk through the area.

Thank percyvakil
Reviewed 15 October 2015

A wak through this area and Fountainhas takes you back in time to colonial days. This area is mainly old colonial houses brightly painted and in an age range from perhaps the 17th century to the 20th century. A nice walk although you constantly have...More

Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The sao tome old quarter makes for a nice stroll and it feels as though you are stepping back in time. We really enjoyed the atmosphere of this area and the beauty of the Portuguese heritage.

4  Thank seafare74
Reviewed 14 January 2015

If you walk with your camera in the Sao Tome Old Quarter and the Fontainhas, you are transported back to the past. Amazing walk. A must do when in Goa.

Thank clifford n
Reviewed 25 February 2014

A visit to the Sao Tome locality gives a feeling of the colonial Portuguese legacy. This old neighbourhood has beautiful heritage structures of altars, residences and old shops. Sao Tome was the patron saint of colonial architects, hence architecture of this area can be considered...More

3  Thank Bornav
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 48 hotels in Panjim
Afonso Guest House
633 reviews
.09 miles away
WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn
540 reviews
.13 miles away
The Crown Goa
334 reviews
.16 miles away
Panaji Residency
64 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Viva Panjim
855 reviews
.07 miles away
DESBUE - European Fusion
99 reviews
.09 miles away
Venite
273 reviews
.15 miles away
Cafe Tato Panjim
119 reviews
.25 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
680 reviews
.20 miles away
Fontainhas
308 reviews
.12 miles away
Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary
99 reviews
.18 miles away
Mandovi RIver
89 reviews
.34 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sao Tome Old Quarter staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit