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Chandor

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Chandor Overview

Ranked 2 of 15 sightseeing in Majorda Beach

Chandor, one of the most prominent villages, is located close to Majorda-Beach and is believed to be the capital of Chandrapur rulers in the past. The village is well known for its ancient fort and a temple. Moreover, it also serves as a port, which laid the foundation of trade in the country.

The metalled manuscripts and the ancient inscriptions found during excavations depict that this region was under the rule of the South Indian dynasties. The ancient inscriptions of the Bhoja kings were also found in this region.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
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Rizwanuddin Rafiq

Rizwanuddin Rafiq5.0/5

2881 reviews

It was a seat of Bhoja Kings

Chandor, is situated 13 Km east of Margao on the bank of Kushavati River, has the palatial Braganza House, Menezes Braganza Pereira House which is divided in two parts with common entrance, Goa's largest private dwellings. Which is the Goa's grandest colonial mansion, of 17th century, it has a awesome scale and the architectural essence, so Chandor is popular. Chandor as a capital for Chandrapur rulers and it has many temples and fort. In past it was a reputed International port which boast trade and commerce, so the economy flourished. Kushavati and Zuari Rivers made this area more perfect. Many ancient inscriptions prove that it was a very vital place for South Indian Dynasties and about 300 BC this has served as a capital for great Emperor Chandragupta Maurya, it also served a seat for Bhoja Kings in 3rd century. This place is to be visited for numerous reasons and foremost it is a beautiful place. There are many Hotels and resorts near Chandor like Goa's Pride, Colva Plaza, Peace Valley Resort etc. Main language is Konkani but residents are able to understand Portuguese, English and Hindi also.

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Rizwanuddin Rafiq

Rizwanuddin Rafiq5.0/5

2881 reviews

Famous For Braganza House

Chandor, is situated 13 Km east of Margao, has the palatial Braganza House, Goa's largest private dwellings. Which is the Goa's grandest colonial mansion, of 17th century, it has a awesome scale and the architectural essence, so Chandor is popular.

Nishitha K n

Nishitha K n4.3/5

522 reviews

Oldest village of Goa

Chandor is a one of the oldest village of Goa. This village were ruled by kings. The view at this village is amazing. This village is not so well maintained . Had a very good time at this village . I will suggested this place to everyone .