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Goa Chitra Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

H.No. 498, Near Auxilium High School, Pulvaddo, Benaulim, Goa 403716, India


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About Goa Chitra Museum

It has a collection of over 4000 artifacts focusing on Goa's traditional agrarian technology and lifestyle. The collection includes examples of local pottery, farming tools, musical instruments, ancient carts and palanquins from different points of the past. It also showcases an organic farm for the cultivation of various vegetables, herbs, spices, sugarcane, and rice which are staples of the area.

Attractions Near Goa Chitra Museum

Colva Beach
Colva Beach3.68km from Goa Chitra Museum

Covered in powdery white sand and lined with coconut palms, this is a very popular and busy beach of Goa.

Indian Naval Aviation Museum
Indian Naval Aviation Museum16.46km from Goa Chitra Museum

Showcases the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm. The museum is divided into two main parts, an outdoor exhibit, and a two-story indoor gallery. The outdoor exhibit is a huge park that visitors can walk through and see decommissioned aircraft. Some of them date back to before the 1940s.

Cabo de Rama Fort
Cabo de Rama Fort19.69km from Goa Chitra Museum

In the past, the fort has switched hands between Hindu, Muslim monarchs and the Portuguese and witnessed many battles. The present rickety structure with turrets and rusty cannons is a leftover of the Portuguese.

Agonda Beach
Agonda Beach25.04km from Goa Chitra Museum

Stretching for miles, this is one of the best beaches of Goa and the country. During September, the beach serves as a nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles.

Basilica of Bom Jesus
Basilica of Bom Jesus26.44km from Goa Chitra Museum

The Basilica is partially in ruins but still a model of elegance, and a fine example of Jesuit architecture. This is the only church in Old Goa, which is unplastered on the outside. The lime plaster which existed earlier was stripped off by a zealous Portuguese conservationist in 1950. The church contains the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.

Se Cathedral
Se Cathedral26.76km from Goa Chitra Museum

Built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese under Afonso de Albuquerque over a Muslim army, leading to the capture of the city of Goa in 1510. Since the day of the victory happened to be on the feast of Saint Catherine, the cathedral was dedicated to her.

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