Afonso de Albuquerque took the fort in 1510 and reinforced it initially after occupation and again in November after reoccupation... It is said that he was in such a hurry to complete the strengthen the fortifications before the next Muslim attack that even his officers were pressed into manual labour.
“Goa (2003)”, p.110
Among Goa’s cities, Panaji is great place simply to wander with the old quarters, Fontainhas and Sao Tome still bearing a distinctive Portuguese influence.Paul Harding
After Goa’s independence the city was renamed Panaji... a new flashy assembly complex was built, on a hill to its north in 2000.Paul Harding