Goa has a strange and novel cultural heritage which has been well preserved through its many museums. In this tour, we go museum hopping to discover and appreciate the vivid culture and rich history of Goa. This tour takes us to Museum of Goa, Houses of Goa Museum, Chitra Museum, Bigfoot Cross Museum and Gitanjali Art Museum.
815 AM Hotel pickup
9 AM Gitanjali Art Museum
Gitanjali Art Museum is a treasure trove of paintings from Goan as well as international painters. Painters on exhibit include Vamona Navelcar, Mohan Naik, Suhas Shilker, Praveen Naik, Sadguru and Veenita Chendvankar, Sonia Rodrigues Sabharwhal, Francis D’Souza, Jayashree Patankar, Dietrich Kerky, Shri Shail , Rafael Arya and known Gond & Bhil artists. The gallery also exhibits a large collection of Scandinavian art from the 50’s to the 90’s including lithographs, serigraphs, linocuts, woodcuts and etchings .
10 AM Museum of Goa
The Museum of Goa is an endeavor to bring Art to the masses. It brings together artists, curators, collectors, art enthusiasts, educators, students and audiences from all walks of life. We will get to see paintings, sculptures, installations and various types of interactive art created by artists from all over the world. We will also visit a mini-auditorium that screens video art.
1130 AM Houses of Goa
Houses of Goa is a unique museum by reputed architect Gerard da Cunha. It encapsulates the amalgamation of eastern and western architectural styles.This museum showcases the houses which were the prime expression of the Goan identity. The Museum is built on a traffic island and is in the shape of a triangle and resembles a ship!
Traditional Goan Lunch
23o PM Chitra Goa Museum
Chitra is an ethnographical mueum and displays the lifestyle of people, their indigenous methods, their craftsmanship and their art and folklore. The original 200 privately collected items have grown to more than 4000 objects on display. The Museum houses a wide range of exhibits depicting the material culture of Goa before the electricity era.
4 PM Bigfoot Cross Museum
Bigfoot Cross Museum is a miniature Goan village set up to recreate the rural life of old days. It is privately run by an artist called Maendra Jocelino Araujo Alvares. The open-air museum re-creates Goan rural life as it was a hundred years ago. In this model village one can also see different miniature houses that showcase traditional occupation and social classes such as fishermen, Goan artisans, a Music school known as Escola da Musica, farmers, liquors shops, the village market, and a feni distillery. A highlight here is the giant 14 meter sculpture of Sant Mirabai carved in 30 days which is also the longest laterite sculpture in India.
545-6 PM Drop back to Hotel
- Transport- Car
- Pick up and drop
- Full-time guide
- All entrance charges
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