Porvorim or Parvari is a village, located on the right-north bank of the Mandovi River. Its strategic location along NH-17, better known as the Mumbai-Goa Highway, provides easy accessibility.


Porvorim has been under the rule of different dynasties, such as Bhojas, Satavahanas, Kshatrapa, Abhira, Chalukyas, Silharas and Kadambas. After the rule of the Adilshahis, the Portuguese landed on the shores of Goa. Much of Porvorim’s modern history is centered around the Portuguese Inquisition of India. It came under Indian jurisdiction in the year 1961, when Goa was annexed by India.


By Air: The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport, which is located 18 km from Porvorim.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is Margao Railway Station, located 54 km away from Porvorim.

By Road: Kadamba Bus Stand in Panaji is the most prominent interstate bus station near this village and connects it to Mumbai, Bangalore and Hampi, among other major cities.

North Goa