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Wax World Museum

Wax World Museum, Old Goa

Goa is a tropical paradise located in the western ghats of India. It is the smallest Indian state with a territory of 3,702 sq km. Goa's life including its food, religion, language, festivals, dances and names is a reflection of blend of various cultures and religions. Christianity and Hinduism are common along with Portuguese and European flavor. Because of its spectacular beaches, luxurious hotels and rich wildlife it attracts tourists from across the world. Goa is the most preferred tourist destination for those who are complete wildlife enthusiast. Goa wildlife tour remains incomplete without mentioning the wildlife sanctuaries it has. Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 60 km away from panaji. Though getting to the Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is a little difficult; but it is adventurous for someone who wants to discover the quieter side of Goa in the midst of the woods and eventually the journey becomes well worth the trouble

Wax museum is located old Goa city, north Goa district which is a second wax museum in India wax related. It has 30 live man sizes statues of the wax which has teeth and eyes artificial but hairs are original. Museum has approx 30 India's most famous persons statues along with religion related. Museum also has a big 22 feet length and 500 kilograms weight sculpting which name is "last super". Some main attractions are Bethlehem, Mahatma Gandhi and Radha-Krishna wax statues.

The Wax World Museum with the approval by the Government of Goa, and India’s 2nd Wax Museum with each of the figurine and the sculptors which gets you to have a look of some real sense of wax with the hairs in them of original and although the statues of famous personalities makes it one of the most visiting one. Although, Old Goa is one of the place which is liked by the old and young and most of the museums along with the architectural buildings could be found here from Portuguese along with Indian and the entire area till Konkan find the same Goan style which is very much Gothic and reminds of the free thoughts of Goa but still keeping their style alive.

The exhibition has more than 30 life like statue of various personalities and with the memories of every statues and the well known identities of Indian Culture, Legacy and religion. The principle attractions with chiseling of the “last dinner” which is 22 Feet long and weight of 500 Kilos. The guide talks through the statues of the museum which clarifies the statues are of all the personalities who are near to the various Christians community and affinity with Goanese people which makes them understand the painstaking efforts which was put by the people to keep them etched in memories but with the ways akin to Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum it gives easy understanding how things are kept preserved in memories as well as the artefacts which are sold through the state museum.

The small gift shop which is also found to be here has candles of various designs and shapes along with smells as the candles are scented and the most important sculpture of the Christianity which is the “Last Supper” is 22 Feet in length and weighs upto 500 Kilograms.

How Can reach:- Old Goa city was previous capital of the Portuguese rule period. This city is approx only 11 kilometers far from Goa state current capital city Panaji. Its nearest local railway station is karmali which is only 4.6 kilometers far. It is also well connected to Goa international airport which distance is 25 kilometers. Its distance from Margaon city is 33 kilometers.

Nearest Accommodations:- Shubhankar Heritage Hotel (0832 228 4619), Hotel Wilsha (080075 96131), Cozy Woods (098224 86827), The Fern Kadamba (0832 244 2211), Casa Chhabra (0832 244 4220), Pavni Holidays (093245 71274), Bed&Breakfast in Old Goa (0832 244 3133), OYO Home 9870 (070650 67425), Sharayu green apartment corlim (), Gasfields Goa Guest House (), Vakratunda.

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Visit Information:-

Location: Old Goa city

Address: Convent of Santa Monica, Velha Goa, Goa 403402

Contact Number: 0832 2285299

Nearest Bus Stop: Gandhi Circle

Nearest Railway Station: Karmali

Open Days: Monday to Saturday

Closed Day: Sunday

Visit Timings: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Entry Fee (Ticket Price): Rs. 30; Rs.10 for camera

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 24.3 KM via MDR 1

Panjim City: 13.2 KM

Madgaon City: 33.2 KM