Today (January 31), let us explore 'Rua 31 de Janeiro' in Panjim, Goa, both for its historical and cultural significance.
Did you know that Goa and Porto in Portugal have a common street known as Rua 31de Janeiro.
The 31st January Road or Rua 31 de Janeiro in Fontainhas was named after the independence of Portugal from Spain on January 31, 1640.
This street is a delight for those seeking the joys of eateries, bars, cafes and homestays, all at a walking distance from each other.
This is also one of the most colourful roads with its small outlets and houses in hues of red, green, yellow and blue.
The narrow lanes and colourful houses form a perfect backdrop for Instagrammers and photographers.
'Confeitaria 31 De Janeiro' is one of the oldest bakeries situated on this street.
Antonio's is another bar known for its drinks and small bites on Rua 31de Janeiro.
So, on your next visit to Goa, don't forget to visit Rua 31 de Janeiro and experience the Latin Quarter to get to know the Portuguese influence.