Top places to visit in Goa

Here are the top 38 places to visit in Goa

10 kms from city center 1 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
The most popular beach of Goa, Baga is located close to Calangute beach, around 30 Km North of Panaji. Along with Calangute, Baga Beach is also popular for its nightlife with some very famous clubs right there such as Brittos, Titos and Mambo. There is also a range of water sports that you can try your hands at.
10 kms from city center 2 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Calangute is a largest beach in north Goa and thus is known as 'Queens of beaches'. Situated 15 kms from the capital city of Panaji, this expansive stretch of water attracts tourist from all around the globe owing to its festive and entrancing environ.
13 kms from city center 3 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Known for its unparalleled natural beauty, glowing soft white sand and swaying palms, Anjuna Beach is a hot spot for tourists both domestic and foreign. The full moon beach parties are what attracts crowd the most.
9 kms from city center 4 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
This historic church is located in Goa and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Basilica of Bom Jesus houses the tomb and remains of St. Francis Xavier. Even after 400 years, the remains are in a good condition and are taken out once every decade.Up untill half a century ago, Goa was the capital of Portuguese rule in India and this is part of their heritage.
0 kms from city center 5 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
In the heart of the capital city of Panajim, Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception is a beautiful church lying on a hilltop. You need to climb up quite a few stairs to get to the church.
58 kms from city center 6 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Palolem Beach, located in the South Goa is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Union Territory has to offer. Mostly unspoiled, the beach is often flocked with foreign tourists.
53 kms from city center 7 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
If you're looking for a place away from the hustle bustle of the crowd with more space and solitude, Agonda beach is the right place for you. With the clear blue water and coconut trees, this beach is a delight for nature lovers.
26 kms from city center 8 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
One of the most happening beaches in South Goa, Colva beach is mainly renowned for its shopping and phenomenal nightlife. The beach is full of shacks and eating joints.
15 kms from city center 9 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Vagator Beach is the northernmost beach of Bardez Taluka, Goa. It is located on the opposite bank of the Chapora River from Morjim in Pernem. To the south of Vagator is Anjuna, one of the first hippie haunts of Goa.
Vagator Beach has dramatic red cliffs looking down on the shore and two fresh water springs within a stone's throw of the sea. But Vagator has little by way of seaside accommodation. Vagator beach Goa 180 Panorama Vagator Beach is split into two main beaches by a seaside headland which holds the car park and lots of stalls selling trinkets, clothes, soft drinks and snacks.
18 kms from city center 10 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Morjim is sometimes referred to as "Little Russia" owing to the large population of Russian immigrants staying here. Morjim beach is home to exotic species of birds and some rare endangered animals such as sea turtles.
25 kms from city center 11 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Beautiful and serene, Arambol Beach is counted among the best beaches of North Goa unexploited by the tourist and thus offering solitude to those who are seeking.
5 kms from city center 12 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Dona Paula is a former village, and tourist destination, in the suburbs of Panaji, Goa, India. Today it is home to the National Institute of Oceanography beside which lies, the Goa University and the International Centre of Goa. It is also home to a number of hotels and the luxury Cidade de Goa also resides in here.
6 kms from city center 13 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
The fort was built in 1612 to watch and guard against the Dutch and the Marathas. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe. This old Portuguese fortification stands on the beach south of Candolim, at the shore of the Mandovi River. Earlier, it was tasked with the defense of shipping and the Bardez sub district in the vicinity.
A freshwater spring within the fortification provided water supply to the ships that used to stop by. This is how the fort got its name Aguada, meaning Water. Crews of passing ships would often visit to replenish their fresh water stores. A four-storey Portuguese lighthouse is placed on the shore, erected in 1864 and the oldest of its kind in the whole of Asia. Constructed in 1612, it was once the grandstand of 79 cannons. It has the capacity of storing 2,376,000 gallons of water, one of the biggest freshwater reservoirs of Asia.

14. Cruise

1 kms from city center 14 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
The exotic beaches of Goa, pristine waters and breath taking view of sunset and sun rise can be best enjoyed through the luring river cruise. Bounded by numerous rivers, the place makes for one of an exclusive cruising destination.
16 kms from city center 15 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Chapora Fort near Vagator beach is famous for its ruins and the success of Hindi movie 'Dil Chahta Hai' which made this place all the more famous. With its Portuguese architecture, this fort is strong reminder of Goa's Portuguese past.
10 kms from city center 16 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Tito's is a brand name when it comes to clubbing in Goa. The club is famous for its commercial and Bollywood music and a huge dance floor. There is also a private party area available with its own bars on the first floor.
11 kms from city center 17 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Club Cubana, high up on the Arpora hill, overlooks the Saturday Night Markets. It goes up on several levels and even includes a swimming pool. The place is packed mainly by youngsters from around Goa and the traffic jams can eat up half the night. However, the ambience is popular and something out of a movie. The place is exciting as one will get a chance to meet party lovers from around the Globe at Club Cubana. Music and staff at the club is of top quality as compared to other clubs in Goa. Pizzas and drinks at Club Cubana are excellent and loud music adds a new flavor to the night. So one can go ahead and enjoy their stay at Club Cubana in Calangute Goa.
7 kms from city center 18 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Situated right next to the Aguada Fort, Candolim and Sinquerim beaches are more famous with the up market tourists. Candolim and Sinquerim are continuations of Calangute, with lesser crowd and more luxury properties to stay.
9 kms from city center 19 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
This is the famous landmarks of Goa and is the oldest church located in Panajim. The statue of Mother Mary stands at the front of the church with the tower of the church behind. This church has truly been beautifully preserved. Also, the church bell is the 2nd largest bell in the whole world.
9 kms from city center 20 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
One of the largest churches in whole Asia, Se Cathedral took nearly 80 years to get constructed. It was established to remember the victory of the Portuguese over the Muslim rulers in the city.
9 kms from city center 21 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
This church has a major resemblance with the St. Peters Basilica in Rome. On the left, there are three altars dedicated to the Holy Family, Our Lady of Piety and St.
52 kms from city center 22 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Literally meaning milky water waterfalls because of the color of the falls, this is one of the highest waterfalls in India and cascades through four-tiers.
60 kms from city center 23 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
45 kms from city center 24 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Cabo de Rama Beach is a beautiful beach located in Margao and is not yet been discovered by tourists. The beach is secluded owning to its distance from major towns and cities and is least visited by tourists. Overlooking the beach is the Portuguese Fort called Cabo de Rama. From the fort, one can see the beautiful view of the beach
26 kms from city center 25 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Water sports are available on most commercialized and touristy beaches in Goa. You can look for sports like windsurfing, jet skiing, water skiing, paragliding etc.
29 kms from city center 26 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Located in the northern most part of Goa, around 58 km from Panajim, Tiracol fort is a 16th century fort overlooking the Arabian Sea providing a picturesque view.
5 kms from city center 27 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Club LPK has generally some good DJs playing a mix of house, trance, and Bollywood music for all kinds of customers. The dance area is big and ambience is great.
12 kms from city center 28 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
There are a couple of famous flea markets such as Wednesday afternoon Anjuna market and Saturday night market which are great for shopping. You can buy things ranging from special tea to Kashmiri carpets.
14 kms from city center 29 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Goa is one of the 4-5 places in India offering scuba diving. Diving in Goa is not the best owing to limited underwater visibility, but it is still popular among tourists.
56 kms from city center 30 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Butterfly Beach seems like a fairy place. The beach of butterflies, which occupies a tiny semicircular bay on the high northern end of Palolem beach, is one of the most photogenic places in whole Arabian Sea coastline and a real natural wonder.
10 kms from city center 31 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Mambos have seen its lows and highs, starting as a run-of-the-mill club, gaining immediate popularity and coming back to square one. The club is trying to make the scene better and have different DJs playing different genre of music each day of the week.

32. Casino

0 kms from city center 32 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Located on a yacht in River Mandovi, the casino is one of the coolest places to be when you're in the party state. The entry fee is placed high at Rs. 1600, and the casino holds ample number of tables of American Roulette, Blackjack and Rummy. Go ahead and try your luck!
21 kms from city center 33 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Goa has a lot to offer to its tourists from exquisite nature to plethora of adventures. One of the other less known things is its wildlife. Elephant safaris are also available at some places and a lot of tourists head to Tropical Spice Plantation for the safari on the biggest mammal on land, the elephant.
6 kms from city center 34 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Bambolim Beach, which is located 7 km from Panaji is considered one of the unexplored beaches of Goa. Since there are no major hotels or shacks, not many tourist visit this secret beach and is deserted all the year
35 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
The World Famous Decades Bar is a great place to go when you are not really in the mood to dance, but just want to go to a bar and have a good time with friends. There is live music on a couple of days in the week (check before going). You can also play a game or two of pool at the pool table.
8 kms from city center 36 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
Goa is full of spa resorts and Ayurvedic massage centers. Beachside massages are also available at some beaches. Various spas of Goa which are preferred by the tourists from all around the world are Sereno Spa and Leela Kempinski Goa Spa Center.
49 kms from city center 37 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
There are numerous beaches in Goa and most of the important ones have been covered above. If you are still looking to go to even more unheard of beaches, you can check this list of beaches in Goa.
2 kms from city center 38 out of 38 Places To Visit in Goa
For carrying back an authentic Goan experience with you, you can buy some feni, cashew-nuts, Goan hats and handicrafts. There are lots of shops in Panjim, the capital where you can buy interesting stuff. Goa is also known for its hand-painted ceramics.