Pato Bridge is a historic monument that is in Panjim, in Goa. This monument is also called the ‘Ponte De Linhares’ or the ‘Patto Bridge’ and is the continuation of a ramp that is known as the ‘Ponte De Linhares’ which connects Panjim to Ribandar. This bridge is a marvellous example of Portuguese architecture and engineering. Pato Bridge was designed during the Roman Period and since then it has stood strong standing up to all sorts of natural calamities brilliantly.
Places to Stay
Pato Bridge is the marvel of Panjim and many tourists visit this place every year. There are many budget- friendly hotels in Panjim. Some of them include Palacia De Goa (Tariff –Rs. 2000), Goan Clove Apartment Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 950) and Hotel Manvin’s (Tariff – Rs. 2000).
The official language of Panjim is Konkani. Hindi and English are also spoken in this region.
Panjim is a hub for many events and celebrations. Some of the festivals celebrated annually in Panjim include Shigmo (in March), the Goa Carnival, Christmas (in December) and the International Film Festival of India (November- December).
Places of Interest
There are many tourist destinations in Panjim. Some of them include Mahalaxmi Temple, Adilashi Palace and Chapel of St. Sebastian.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Panjim is Dabolim Airport. It is about 30 km away from Panjim.
The Vasco Da Gama and Panaji Railway station are the two stations that connect Panjim to the other major cities of India. The Vasco Da Gama railway station is at a distance of 34km from Panjim.
Panjim is well-connected to different cities by bus. Some of the best bus operators that offer their services to Panjim include Fernandes Tours and Travels, Neeta Travels and RMS Travels. Book your bus ticket online through Ticketgoose.com.