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Panjim Inn | Fontainhas

Standing tall amidst a cluster of quaint Portuguese buildings in Fontainhas, Panjim Inn is one of the few modern-day remnants of Goa’s intriguing past.

Beyond its crowded beaches and nightclubs, it’s these interiors of Goa – achingly serene and steeped in history – where you get the true taste of the state’s fabled cultural charm. For those of you looking to get a peek into a different side of this state, one that hasn’t been given its proper due in my opinion, go spend time in Fontainhas, the Latin quarter of Panjim. One of the prettiest buildings in this area, which stands out due to its intricate architecture, is Panjim Inn – a place where you can relax, indulge in the nostalgia of days gone by, and ponder the future.

Panjim Inn dates back to the late 19th century when it was built by a member of the local landed gentry. It has been owned by descendants of the same family for over five generations. The attention to detail and the maintenance of authenticity in the display throughout the