Travel into the intriguing annals of Goa’s idyllic past when you visit the Ethnographic Goa Chitra in Benaulim. Faithfully preserving the Ethnographic influences of Goa’s agricultural heritage, the museum should form part of a stay at a stylish Goa resort in the area such as the Alila Diwa Goa. Relax and unwind at this supreme beach resort in Goa, an excellent place from which to base your cultural excursions.
The originally humble collection of 200 artefacts at the Goa Chitra has grown to exceed 4,000 impressive items, all providing a unique glimpse into a culture that practiced effective land management, effortless sustainability, and ensured the economic livelihood of all citizens prior to the Portuguese period of rule that lasted around 400 years. In addition to this snapshot of Goan heritage, visitors can witness local talent on display, featuring the exquisite craftsmanship of Goan artisans plying their aged trade once more.
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