Monday, January 25, 2010

Blue Building - Goa

Hertage building locates on other bank of the river Mandovi,it was built around 1600 AD.
Renovated in 1834 AD to bring to the present shape.
It was used as Custon House during Portuguese regime.From 1963 - 2000 this heritage building was white & yellow in colour & head quartered Indian custom and central excise department in Goa.Coloured blue in 2001,Indigo blue choosed because Indigo was one of the commodity traded during colonial days.

Blue building now houses Indian customs & central excise Museum,first of its king in India.

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