• For contemporary Indian art, handpicked booksand art objects visit Gallery Gitanjali just opposite Panjim Inn.
• For authentic Goan souvenirs, proceed to Velha Goa Galleria in Fontainhas Panaji for azulejos, attractive Portuguese style hand painted tiles and ceramics.
• Aparant, the Government run Craft Complex stocks basic handicrafts from all over Goa.
Goa goes back many Centuries in History and was once the Rome of the East! A Legacy of this Vibrant Past is Fontainhas – Asia’s only Latin Quarter. Located in Goa’s Capital City of Panaji, Fontainhas nestles between the Ourem Creek to the East and the Altinho Hillock to the West. With its narrow winding streets, quaintby lanes and old heritage homes Fontainhas is a Veritable Ride Down Memory Lane.
The Panjim Inn welcomes you to our quaint little town –Panjim which is now known as Panaji and locally as Ponnji.Panjim was originally a fishing village which got developed as the grand old colonial city of Old Goa succumbed to the ravages of Plague. In 1843 Fontainhas became the capital of Panjim and the first area where People settled in is Fontainhas the heart of which is where the Panjim Inn is located.
Ideally located in the very heart of Panjim’s Old Latin Quarter of Fontainhas and 10 minutes walk from the city centre, this Heritage Hotel in Goa makes a perfect place to explore Panjim by foot. It is also an ideal base to explore Goa with its world heritage site of Old Goa, its temples, Beaches and Casinos.
The baroque Church of Immaculate Conception, Municipal Garden, Adil Shah Palace, Chapel of St. Sebastain,