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Altinho Overview

Ranked 21 of 104 sightseeing in Panjim

Altinho has derived it’s name from the Portuguese word; meaning tall. This hilltop locality was once the home of the elites of Goa. An upmarket area, it is still home to the radio station, the Chief Minister's residence and the Archbishop's Palace.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Nishitha K n

Nishitha K n5.0/5

522 reviews

Awesome view

Altinho is a hilltop city.This is one of the famous city of Goa. The view from this town is awesome. Had a good time at this place. People around this place are friendly.But this place need to maintain well. Nice place to visit in Goa.

Sabyasachi Rayc

Sabyasachi Rayc3.9/5

192 reviews

View from the top is picture perfect

After checking out the Mahalakshmi Temple, do take the steps leading from behind the temple. These steps lead up the Altinho Hill. The site of several grand but decaying mansions from the colonial era. The view from the top is picture perfect. Also on this hill is the residence of the Archbishop of Goa, the Patriarchal palace. The late Pope John Paul II is said to have rested here during his visit in 1989.

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  • View from the top is picture perfect
  • View from the top is picture perfect



3 reviews

Nice City

Nice place to visit. Panjim is a good city to spend holiday.

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