Category Archives: Interesting sites

The Curca Spring: Letter to CM of Goa

Honorable CM of Goa. Shir Laxmikant Parsekar Neglect of Pre-Portuguese heritage site in Goa: This has reference to the Israeli-Goan Roundtable on 30th of January 2014 at Kala Academy, with the honorable Deputy CM of Goa, Mr. Francis De … Continue reading

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The Times of India: The Curca spring in Goa

Call to give Curca spring kiss of life grows louder. PANAJI: Neglect of Goa’s best constructed spring, Curca spring has saddened some villagers and others and pleas for the conservation of the pre-Portuguese site are gaining tempo with former director … Continue reading

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Two claimed converted synagogues

How do we know who build this structure? This is what the Department of Archives and Archaeology, Government of Goa has recorded. Chapel of St. Jeronimus, Madel Chodan on Chorao Island in Tiswadi. This Chapel is situated on the top … Continue reading

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Nahvind Times: The pilar that belongs to no one

In the midst of churches and cathedrals that stand sentinel in the church town of Old Goa, there is an old, long forgotten pillar not many know or care about. Here is the story of the Pelourinho Novo. The Navhind … Continue reading

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