With growing number of vehicles on Goan roads, the traffic situation is witnessing a big challenge. In last five years, Goa witnessed a big spike in the registration of new vehicles which had increased manifold. Compared to the last decade there is more four-wheeler on the road than, the two-wheeler. The entry and exit to the city get completely chocked in the mornings and evenings every day.
The legacy of Goa lays in its colonial custom & culture influenced by the 450 years of Portuguese regime. The colonial architecture is the identity of the same. Goa has always been the subject to most visited place by the tourists from the world over. It's tradition, custom and culture have always been shared through the generations. Everybody visiting Goa would always want to explore its tradition and culture more. Many have decided to settle down in this place. But now Goa is seeking the special status and that would mean to avoid any further encroachment from the outsiders. The picture may be different then.
The colonial houses of Goa are the series of stories which we will bring to you in parts it is based on the in-depth research of the heritage houses of Goa. Here we are going to take you through the journey of the unknown giving you the bit by bit details of “The Colonial Houses of Goa” this will also include the brief history and present status. In this part, we are going to take you to the house of Menezes Braganza Pereira also known as Braganza House situated in Chandor.