Panjim likewise known by its Marathi name, Panaji – "arrive that does not surge" was for quite a long time minimal in excess of a minor arrival stage and traditions house, secured by a ridge fortress and encompassed by stale swampland. Stacked around the sides of a lavish terraced slope at the mouth of the River Mandovi. It just moved toward becoming state capital in 1843, after the port at Old Goa had silted up and its rulers and ruined tenants had fled the torment.
Today, the town positions among the minimum congested and wild of any Indian capital. Fontaine have held a blurred Portuguese environment, with their shading washed houses, azulejo tiled road names and Catholic places of worship. Ordinary sights are thin on the ground, however the backstreets of the old quarter.