Old Goa, likewise called Velha Goa, is adjacent to the Mandovi River in the western Indian province of Goa. The previous capital of Portuguese India, it's known for frontier time landmarks like the Basilica of Bom Jesus, with the remaining parts of St. Francis Xavier, and the domed Church of St. Cajetan, propelled by St. Diminish's in Rome. Close-by, the immense Se Cathedral, worked in the 16th– seventeenth hundreds of years, has resplendent houses of prayer and a ringer tower.
The town of Goa Velha remains on the site of the antiquated port of "Govapuri" or "Gopakapattana", which was established by the Kadamba Dynasty in the eleventh century on the banks of the Zuari River. Govapuri was one of the principle ports first of the Kadamba Dynasty, and in this manner of the Vijayanagara Empire. In the fifteenth century, ious wars were battled between the Deccan sultanates and Vijayanagara for control of the Goa district, because of which Govapuri went under the control of the Adilshahs of Bijapur.