Azad Maidan is a martyrs monument and floor in the Indian kingdom of Panaji, Goa. It is positioned opposite the Goa Police headquarters at the Mahatma Gandhi Road, Panaji. It is positioned at 15°30′0″N 73°49′34″E. At the beginning built as a square, it turned into referred to as the Praca de Sete Janelas Square of the Seven Windows. The name changed into derived from the long-lasting Goa Police headquarters building, which has seven windows each to its either ends and the doorway.
The constructing at first had a floor ground and 3 sets of 7 windows every on the first ground. In 1843, a statue of the legendary Portuguese wellknown Afonso de Albuquerque changed into laid in the domed shape on the Maidan. It is stated that the iron beams and granite pillars for the monuments had been delivered from the Convent of S. Domingos, Velha Goa. The pillars and columns for the dome came from the College of St. Thomas Aquinas, placed on a hillock of Conceicao. After Albuquerque's statue was mounted, the rectangular came to be called Praca Afonso de Albuquerque.