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Adil Shah’s Palace

आदिल शाह राजवाडो
Panaji's oldest surviving building
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Adil Shah Palace,
Avenida Dom Joao de Castro,
Patto Colony, Panaji, Goa

Although its architecture appears to be typically colonial, the Secretariat as it is known, is Panaji´s oldest surviving building, originally built by the Muslim ruler Yusuf Adil Shah of Bijapur around 1500.

 

It was actually Adil Shah´s summer palace cum fortress and formed an important part of his defense with an arsenal of 55 canons and a salt water moat.

 

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