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HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES / SAT BURZAM GHOR

Historical

Distance (From Panjim (Goa)): 32 Kms

Commonly Visited From: Holy Spirit Church (50 mts)

Trip Duration (From Holy Spirit Church , Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: Beside Holy Spirit Church, Margao

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: This place is visited from Holy spirit Church (50 mts).

Following places are near by and can be visited from here:
Monte Church, Aquem (750 mts) ,Our Lady of Grace Church (1 km)

At a distance of 32 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 27 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 5.6 km from Margao Railway Station, the ''House of Seven Gables'' or ''Sat Burzam Ghor'' is situated in South Goa.

The House of Seven Gables is one of the popular attractions of Margao. This is also called ''The house of Eurico Santana da Silva''. The famous House of Seven Gables is a magnificent mansion commissioned in 1790 by Sebastino da Silva, emissary and private secretary of the Portuguese Viceroy. Of the seven original gables, only three remain today.

House of Seven Gables located near Largo de Igreja Square is the elegant Portuguese mansion and important landmark in the Margao city in Goa. This ancestral home of Eurico da Silva has drawn tourist attraction over the years.

The Seven Gables house was originally sported a row of seven typically Goan high pitched gables. It was designed and spaced out like a palace. It is also known as the 'House of Seven Roofs'. It is a wonderful specimen of the grand Portugal architecture. The main entrance sports Baroque features over its door head and the simplicity of the front facade of the house introduces you to what lies within. A wide open staircase takes you up and into the family chapel that is perhaps one of the finest examples of Baroque and Rococo art executed in the late phase. Today it has only three gables left out of the original seven. Oyster shells windows are fronted by balconies supported by corbels.

Timings: 7 AM - 7 PM on all days.

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