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Here are the top 129 places to visit in Goa

1. Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach

4.4

10 kms
from city center

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1 out of 129
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.

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2. Baga Beach

Baga Beach

4.5

10 kms
from city center

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2 out of 129
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 y...

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3. Water Sports in Goa

Water Sports in Goa

4.4

26 kms
from city center

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3 out of 129
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.

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4. Cruise

Cruise

4.4

1 kms
from city center

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4 out of 129
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.

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5. Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach

4.4

13 kms
from city center

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5 out of 129
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.

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6. Casino

Casino

3.6

0 kms
from city center

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6 out of 129
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!

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7. Basilica of Bom Jesus

Basilica of Bom Jesus

4.3

9 kms
from city center

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7 out of 129
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 ...

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8. Dona Paula

Dona Paula

4.4

5 kms
from city center

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8 out of 129
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...

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9. Colva Beach

Colva Beach

4.4

26 kms
from city center

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9 out of 129
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.

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10. Tito's, Calangute

Tito's, Calangute

3.5

10 kms
from city center

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10 out of 129
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.

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11. Flea Markets

Flea Markets

3.7

12 kms
from city center

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11 out of 129
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.

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12. Palolem beach

Palolem beach

4.4

58 kms
from city center

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12 out of 129
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.

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13. Scuba Diving in Goa

Scuba Diving in Goa

4.4

14 kms
from city center

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13 out of 129
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.

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14. City Shopping

City Shopping

3.7

2 kms
from city center

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14 out of 129
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.

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15. Spa and Massages

Spa and Massages

3.7

8 kms
from city center

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15 out of 129
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.

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16. Agonda Beach

Agonda Beach

4.4

53 kms
from city center

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16 out of 129
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.

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17. Arambol Beach

Arambol Beach

4.4

25 kms
from city center

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17 out of 129
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.

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18. Fort Aguada

Fort Aguada

4.4

6 kms
from city center

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18 out of 129
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 shippi...

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19. Chapora Fort

Chapora Fort

3.7

16 kms
from city center

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19 out of 129
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.

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20. Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach

4.4

15 kms
from city center

/

20 out of 129
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...

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21. Morjim Beach

Morjim Beach

4.3

18 kms
from city center

/

21 out of 129
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.

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22. Cavelossim Beach

Cavelossim Beach

3.0

38 kms
from city center

/

22 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

With magnificent black rocks that contrast with the white sand shores of this idyllic beach, the Cavelossim beach finds itself a spot on many lists about the best beaches of India. Cleaner and quieter than the cliched party beaches of Goa, the beautiful beach is the perfect spot for travellers looki...

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23. Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

3.7

0 kms
from city center

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23 out of 129
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.

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24. Se Cathedral

Se Cathedral

3.3

9 kms
from city center

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24 out of 129
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.

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25. Dudhsagar Waterfalls

Dudhsagar Waterfalls

4.3

52 kms
from city center

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25 out of 129
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.

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26. Butterfly Beach

Butterfly Beach

3.9

56 kms
from city center

/

26 out of 129
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.

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27. Patnem Beach

Patnem Beach

3.9

60 kms
from city center

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27 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Situated in South Goa, Patnem beach is fascinatingly soothing with its calm vibe and alluring demeanour. Its old-school atmosphere is complemented by the idyllic and quiet nature. Being one of the most tranquil beaches in South Goa, Patnem Beach is calmer than its counterparts and serves as the perf...

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28. Cabo de Rama Beach

Cabo de Rama Beach

3.4

45 kms
from city center

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28 out of 129
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 se...

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29. Querim Beach and Tiracol Fort

Querim Beach and Tiracol Fort

3.4

29 kms
from city center

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29 out of 129
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.

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30. Bambolim Beach

Bambolim Beach

3.4

6 kms
from city center

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30 out of 129
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

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31. Church of St. Cajetan

Church of St. Cajetan

3.4

9 kms
from city center

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31 out of 129
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.

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32. Elephant Rides

Elephant Rides

3.4

21 kms
from city center

/

32 out of 129
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 ele...

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33. Church of St Francis of Assisi

Church of St Francis of Assisi

3.4

9 kms
from city center

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33 out of 129
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.

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34. Club Cubana, Calangute

Club Cubana, Calangute

4.3

11 kms
from city center

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34 out of 129
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 o...

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35. Club LPK - Love Passion Karma, Candolim

Club LPK - Love Passion Karma, Candolim

3.7

5 kms
from city center

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35 out of 129
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.

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36. Mambos, Calangute

Mambos, Calangute

3.7

10 kms
from city center

/

36 out of 129
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.

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37. The World Famous Decades Bar, Calangute

The World Famous Decades Bar, Calangute

3.4

9 kms
from city center

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37 out of 129
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.

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38. Ashwem Beach

Ashwem Beach

3.0

20 kms
from city center

/

38 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Ashwem Beach is one of the few beaches left in Goa that is yet to be discovered by the mainstream tourist crowd of Goa, offering its visitors an endless expanse of pearly white sands complemented well by the beautiful waves of the Arabian Sea. Surfing and Yoga are widely practised here.

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39. Chapora Beach

Chapora Beach

3.0

15 kms
from city center

/

39 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

On the other side of the Chapora fort near the famous beach parties of Vagator lies the idyllic Chapora beach. Being a lesser known beach of Goa, this coastal secret is a treasure trove of natural beauty, with a serene combination of white sands, turquoise waters, black lava rocks, and fringes of co...

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40. Mandrem Beach

Mandrem Beach

3.0

20 kms
from city center

/

40 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

In addition to being an idyllic destination for peace and solitude by the sea, Mandrem beach is also a great place to spot crabs, kingfishers, herons and turtles. This pristine beach is the ideal spot to practise yoga on the soft sands or sip a refreshing cocktail while you get lost in the mysteries...

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41. Querim Beach

Querim Beach

3.0

29 kms
from city center

/

41 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

There is no beach more secluded from the noise of the tourist crowds of Goa than the Querim beach. Located at the northernmost tip of Goa, this beach is a walk back through time, to a land where one could sit in awe of the magnificence of the coastal beauty of Goa, unmarred by the effects of tourism...

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42. Fort Tiracol

Fort Tiracol

3.0

29 kms
from city center

/

42 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Once a prime constituent of the maritime defences of the Portuguese, Fort Tiracol is a beautiful heritage hotel, offering guests a rare vacation experience unlike any other in Goa, with an unbeatable view of the magnificent Arabian Sea.

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43. Benaulim Beach

Benaulim Beach

3.0

29 kms
from city center

/

43 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Just 2 km away from the tourist hub Colva of South Goa lies the serene Benaulim beach. With its long stretch of empty sands dotted with inviting beach chairs, this scenic beach is the perfect place for a relaxing vacation in the tourist trap of Goa.

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44. Varca Beach

Varca Beach

3.0

33 kms
from city center

/

44 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

An idyllic beach in South Goa, the landscape and tranquillity of Varca beach are its most attractive features. With its golden sands seamlessly transitioning into a reddish magenta shade as it meets the turquoise blue water of the Arabian Sea, this beach finds itself home to many famous and luxuriou...

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45. Cola Beach

Cola Beach

3.0

17 kms
from city center

/

45 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Unspoilt, clean and quiet, Cola beach is one of the rare beaches of Goa that offers travellers the most tranquil of surroundings, with a location hidden from the mainstream view, showcasing the natural beauty of Goa at its finest.

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46. Galgibaga Beach

Galgibaga Beach

3.0

64 kms
from city center

/

46 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

With clear waters meeting a silver sand shore populated by rows of swaying coconut palm trees the Galgibaga beach is one of Goa’s most scenic hidden gems. Along with its unspoilt natural charm, the Galgibaga beach is also one of the three beaches of Goa known to be a nesting site for the Olive Ridle...

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47. Utorda Beach

Utorda Beach

3.0

22 kms
from city center

/

47 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Just north of the famous Majorda lies the quiet Utorda beach, home to soft white sands and fantastic palm vegetation that fringe its sides. The strip of the coast comes equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas for travellers looking to laze by the beach as they admire the sight while sipping a refreshing...

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48. Kakolem Beach

Kakolem Beach

3.0

49 kms
from city center

/

48 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

One of the last hidden gems of Goa, the Kakolem Beach is a nature lover’s treat, with its majestic cliffs towering over an untouched sandy cove, showcasing rich natural vegetation that covers these rocky outcrops. This beach is one of the most remote and wildest beaches of Goa.

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49. Hollant Beach

Hollant Beach

3.0

15 kms
from city center

/

49 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

A unique beach along the West coast of India, the tiny yet delightful Hollant beach finds its place on the tourist beaches of Goa as the only spot where one can literally see the day change, granting visitors the ability to view both the sunset and the sunrise.

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50. Talpona Beach

Talpona Beach

3.0

62 kms
from city center

/

50 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Off the beaten path in the Canacona region of Goa lies the small fishing village of Talpona. Those looking for quiet and relaxing beach vacation need look no further than the Talpona Beach. With a kilometre long shoreline, pure golden sands populate the beach, framed by swaying palm and pine trees.

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51. Sunburn Festival

Sunburn Festival

3.0

51 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Held in December every year at Candolim beach, the Sunburn festival has an array of famous artists performing live. The Electronic Dance Night is an experience to be cherished forever. From the most frolic music beats to flavoursome food, the festival is an ideal for spending New Year's Eve. The eve...

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52. Velsao Beach

Velsao Beach

3.0

17 kms
from city center

/

52 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

With a vast stretch of 20 km of the coastline of Goa, covered in shimmering silver sands, Velsao Beach finds its area host to many tourists who come here to enjoy the abundance of natural coastal beauty that goes on for ages.

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53. Siridao Beach

Siridao Beach

3.0

8 kms
from city center

/

53 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

A haven for nature enthusiasts, the topography of the Siridao Beach is sure to capture the heart of onlookers with its craggy multicoloured terrain and array of seashells that dot the coast, making this the perfect site for those wanting a true taste of natural coastal glamour.

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54. Cansaulim Beach

Cansaulim Beach

3.0

19 kms
from city center

/

54 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Part of India’s second longest beach stretch, the quiet Cansaulim Beach is a beautiful little stretch of golden sands and palm groves. An extension of the massive Velsao beach stretch, this idyllic little beach is considered one of the best beaches in Goa for watersports.

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55. Mobor Beach

Mobor Beach

3.0

41 kms
from city center

/

55 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

One of the rare party beaches of South Goa, Mobor Beach is considered an extension of the adjoining Cavelossim Beach, located towards the southern side by the confluence of the delightful river Sal with the Arabian Sea. This beach is a prime destination for the active tourists of Goa, offering a who...

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56. Majorda Beach

Majorda Beach

3.0

22 kms
from city center

/

56 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

One of the more crowded beaches of South Goa, Majorda beach is an enchanting destination filled with golden sands and swaying palms that are met by the calm azure waters of the Arabian Sea. One can see a whole range of activity on this beach, from water sports to lazing on the beach or chilling in o...

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57. Betul Beach

Betul Beach

3.0

41 kms
from city center

/

57 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Beaches in Goa cannot get more scenic than the Betul beach, located south of Mobor beach. This beautiful beach rests right at the delta of Sal River, giving passers-by a gorgeous view of the serene sea.

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58. Polem Beach

Polem Beach

3.0

71 kms
from city center

/

58 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

The southernmost beach of Goa, Polem beach marks the beginning of the famous shoreline of Goa, being a stone’s throw away from the Goa-Karnataka border. It is one of the least visited beaches by tourists, giving travellers the impression of a private beach with its pure white sands and azure waters.

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59. Betalbatim Beach

Betalbatim Beach

59 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Located in South Goa, Betalbatim Beach is one of the quieter beaches of Goa. Lined with a plethora of fast food chains, local restaurants and spas, the highlight of the beach is the easy spotting of the dolphins. You can ask the local fishermen who can hike you a ride in a sea to have a glimpse of t...

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60. Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach

60 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Originally called Porta de Gaspar Dias by the Portuguese, the beach is one of the only two beaches in Panjim. The beach is replete with local eateries and lined with a bunch of souvenir shops. Besides, it encourages adventure activities and water sports.

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61. Bogmalo beach

Bogmalo beach

61 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Bogmalo beach is situated near the village of Bogmalo in Goa. The beach is one of the cleanest in the area and is still safe from overcrowded tourist activities. Dotted with local eateries and knick-knack stalls, the beach has also started a diving school lately. The shallow waters near the shore an...

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62. Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach

62 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Candolim Beach lies around 15 kms ahead of Panjim towards North Goa. The beach is very popular among the tourists owing to the scrub dunes present on the shore. Another highlight of the beach is the ship River Princess which got stuck at the shore since 2000 and now has turned into a tourist attract...

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63. Sinquerim Beach

Sinquerim Beach

63 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Sinquerim Beach lies adjacent to Aguada beach and is popular for swimming and other sports like parasailing, fishing, scuba diving etc. Considered the first tourist beach of North Goa, the beach is replete with resorts and hotels and is packed with tourist almost at all times of the year.

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64. Mangeshi Temple

Mangeshi Temple

16 kms
from city center

/

64 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Shri Mangueshi Temple is built in the honor of Bhagwan Manguesh, the Kuldevata of Gaud Saraswat Brahmins. The deity is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, whose name was derived from ??Mam Girisha?? the words used by Goddess Parvati when Lord Shiva made a successful attempt to scare her by ...

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65. Reis Magos Fort

Reis Magos Fort

2 kms
from city center

/

65 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Located on the banks of the mesmerizing River Mandovi, Reis Magos Fort served as a turret to guard the mouth of the estuary and as accommodation for the Portuguese officials since 1551. The historic structure proved helpful during their war against the Marathas but it was captured by the British aro...

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66. River Cruise On Mandovi River

River Cruise On Mandovi River

1 kms
from city center

/

66 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

River Cruise on the Mandovi River is an interesting way to explore the river. The cruise options vary from houseboats, sailboats and yachts and can be specifically chosen to watch the Sunset, for a Party/ Dinner, or a Nature Cruise. The sailing route for Mandovi Cruises allows one to explore the Por...

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67. Shri Shantadurga Temple

Shri Shantadurga Temple

13 kms
from city center

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67 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Shri Shantadurga Temple is one of the largest temple complexes in Goa. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga who is one of the patron deities of the Gaud Saraswat Brahmins. The temple was built around 1715 AD. It was relocated from Keloshi after the Portuguese gained control over the state. The beautiful...

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68. Church Of St Augustine

Church Of St Augustine

8 kms
from city center

/

68 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

St. Augustine Church was built by the Augustinian Friars in the early 17th century. Although in ruins, the church tower stands 46 metres tall. The church, in its entirety, was considered to be one of the biggest churches in the state and the tower a famous landmark. It possesses an irresistible char...

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69. Shri Mahalaxmi Temple - Bandora

Shri Mahalaxmi Temple - Bandora

19 kms
from city center

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69 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Shri Mahalaxmi Temple - Bandora is dedicated to Goddess Mahalakshmi with quite a unique feature - a Linga on the head of the deity. The deity was worshipped by the Silahara rulers and the Kadamba Kings. This temple was established in 1866 after the original shrine was destroyed by the Portuguese and...

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70. Cabo De Rama Fort

Cabo De Rama Fort

47 kms
from city center

/

70 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Located on the beautiful coastline of Goa overlooking the gorgeous Arabian Sea, Cabo De Rama Fort is frequently associated with the legend of Ramayana. It is believed that Lord Rama, Goddess Sita and Lord Lakshmana lived in the fort during their 14 year exile. It was built by the Hindu Rulers, howev...

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71. Mormugao Fort

Mormugao Fort

12 kms
from city center

/

71 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Mormugao Fort was built in the early 17th century by the Portuguese to protect the Margoa Port. The structure expands into the sea and allowed them to keep a better watch on the waterways to protect the port from attacks and invasions. The fort is now one of the best attractions to get a fabulous vi...

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72. Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

5 kms
from city center

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72 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Named after a famous ornithologist, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary houses the natural habitat along the River Mandovi. The sanctuary has paved walkways amidst the gorgeous estuarine mangroves that make bird watching a delightfully experience to observe the local and migratory bird species.

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73. Arvalem Waterfalls

Arvalem Waterfalls

22 kms
from city center

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73 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

A scenic attraction that is also known as Harvalem falls, Arvalem Waterfalls cascades down a height of 50 metres. Its proximity to the Arvalem caves makes it a frequently visited attraction. The attraction also has a beautiful park in its vicinity where tourists can spend some leisurely time watchin...

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74. Butterfly Conservatory Of Goa

Butterfly Conservatory Of Goa

21 kms
from city center

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74 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Butterfly Conservatory Of Goa was founded by a nature enthusiast couple especially to preserve the natural habitat for butterflies. One can find a wide variety of colourful butterflies, some of which are rare species. The well maintained conservatory is apt to explore the green zone leisurely and ob...

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75. Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

53 kms
from city center

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75 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary is a protected natural habitat that expands over an area of about 40 square miles in the Western Ghats of India. The green zone consists of west-coast semi-evergreen, tropical-evergreen and moist deciduous forests that create a natural habitat for a wide variety of animals ...

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76. Coco Beach

Coco Beach

4 kms
from city center

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76 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Coco Beach is a scenic shoreline located on the Mandovi estuary lined with tall palm and coconut trees and offers an exciting escape for beach lovers. The beach falls on the mouth of River Nerul and is perfect for boating, water sports and spotting dolphins. It is quite a commercialised attraction a...

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77. Kalacha Beach

Kalacha Beach

26 kms
from city center

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77 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Kalacha Beach is one of the unexploited beaches of Goa. It has a sweet water lagoon and can be accessed from Arambol beach on foot. A hilltop near the beach is famous for paragliding while the secluded beach provides for a tranquil escape for tourists.

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78. Sernabatim Beach

Sernabatim Beach

27 kms
from city center

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78 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Sernabatim Beach is a pristine unpolluted beach with a long stretch of golden sand lined with tall palm and coconut trees to explore. The beach is a perfect attraction for those looking for a tranquil escape as it is not often crowded and the gentle waves in the Arabian Sea are perfect for a swim be...

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79. Goa Chitra

Goa Chitra

29 kms
from city center

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79 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Goa Chitra is a museum established in 2010 to exhibit the ancient Portuguese and Goan lifestyle and their traditions through a stunning collection of woodwork, metalwork, weapons, furniture, religious artefacts, etc. The museum actively conducts workshops and activities to share their knowledge abou...

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80. Braganza House

Braganza House

35 kms
from city center

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80 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Braganza House is a 450-year-old mansion with a d_cor to complement its beauty. The grand mansion houses stunning antique handcrafted teak and rosewood furniture, draperies and paintings placed beautifully all around. The ceilings too have been hand painted and gives the house a regal appeal. A sple...

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81. Fontainhas and Sao Tome

Fontainhas and Sao Tome

0 kms
from city center

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81 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Fontainhas and Sao Tome is a beautiful Latin Quarter located in Panaji on the banks of the Ourem Creek and named after the natural springs nearby. It was laid out on a piece of land acquired by a Goan in the 18th century who had made a fortune in Mozambique. The quarter is now recognised as a herita...

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82. Sri Mahadeva Temple

Sri Mahadeva Temple

46 kms
from city center

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82 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Sri Mahadeva Temple is one of the oldest temples in the state dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is said to be built by the minister of King Ramachandra of the Yadava Dynasty, Hemadri, but has influences of architecture belonging to the time the Kadamba Dynasty ruled Goa as well. The monument is made of ba...

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83. Church Of the Holy Spirit

Church Of the Holy Spirit

28 kms
from city center

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83 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Church Of the Holy Spirit is a 17th century structure built by the Portuguese. The site initially had a shrine dedicated to a Hindu deity, Lord Damodar, which was destroyed by the Portuguese before the church was erected. It was further destroyed a number of times by the Muslim Army till finally the...

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84. Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum

9 kms
from city center

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84 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Archaeological Museum has a splendid collection of artefacts belonging to prehistoric and late medieval era. The museum was once an ancient Franciscan Monastery. The Archaeological Survey of India founded the museum in 1964 but was recognised only after 1984. One can find an array of antiques includ...

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85. Altinho Hill

Altinho Hill

1 kms
from city center

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85 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Altinho Hill is famous for its picturesque location and the splendid view of the city from the hilltop. It is a neighbourhood of Panaji and is known as an elite residential area that has the Archbishop?s Palace, the house of the Chief Minister, the All India Radio Station and Government Servant Quar...

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86. Fernandes House

Fernandes House

3 kms
from city center

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86 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Initially known as Vodlem Ghor, Fernandes House is one of the oldest palaces in Goa. The house was built about 500 years ago and is famous for its historic significance and stunning architecture. The heritage structure is now owned by a member of the Fernandes family. There are 25 rooms in total tha...

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87. Goa State Central Library

Goa State Central Library

1 kms
from city center

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87 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Goa State Central Library is also known as the Krishnadas Shama Goa State Central Library. It is dedicated to Krishnadas who was a 16th century Konkani scholar to acknowledge his contribution to the field of literature. The library was established in 1832 and is the oldest public library in the coun...

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88. San Thome Museum

San Thome Museum

31 kms
from city center

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88 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

San Thome Museum was established to exhibit the evolution of science and technology right from the time of Thomas Alva Edison. One can explore every aspect of technology used from the 18th century to date displayed at the museum. It is a perfect attraction for technology buffs and students.

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89. Museum Of Christian Art

Museum Of Christian Art

8 kms
from city center

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89 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Museum Of Christian Art has a fine collection of Christian artefacts belonging to the 16th century or the period the Portuguese ruled the state. Many of these works were completed by Hindu artists and include sculptures, paintings, metal & silverware, textiles, intricately carved wood artefacts ...

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90. Savoi Plantation

Savoi Plantation

19 kms
from city center

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90 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Savoi Plantation is a 100-acre organic farm established by Mr. Shetye. The beautifully maintained farm has been open to the public since 1985. A number of fruits, vegetables and spices are grown with immense love and care. A guided and informative tour of the plantation is given to every guest. Expl...

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91. Gitanjali Gallery

Gitanjali Gallery

1 kms
from city center

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91 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Gitanjali Gallery exhibits a collection of artwork made by locally and internationally acclaimed artists from 1950s to 1990s. The Gallery is now a fabulous cultural centre with a cafe, an art studio and a conference area. Numerous art, historic, theatre and film workshops are also often held at the ...

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92. Tropical Spice Plantation

Tropical Spice Plantation

20 kms
from city center

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92 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Tropical Spice Plantation is one of the famous spice plantations in the state where one can get a guided tour of the area. The tour consists of traditional welcome with a delicious drink, an informative site tour and a delicious organic lunch made of the fresh farm produce. The guides are friendly a...

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93. Shri Mahalasa Temple

Shri Mahalasa Temple

17 kms
from city center

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93 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Shri Mahalsa Temple is a half a century old temple dedicated to Goddess Mahalsa. It is the only one in the world with the biggest and the tallest lamp which is also called Dnyandeep. A splendid copper roof, a granite mandap, an ancient bell adds to the beauty of the architecture of the temple. The t...

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94. Church Of Our Lady Of The Rosary

Church Of Our Lady Of The Rosary

31 kms
from city center

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94 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Church Of Our Lady Of The Rosary is one of the oldest churches in the region and is now considered as a World Heritage Site. The church was built on the orders of Afonso de Albuquerque after Goa was conquered by the Portuguese. The captivating design of the church was inspired by Gasper Correia and ...

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95. Caves of Khandepar

Caves of Khandepar

24 kms
from city center

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95 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Caves of Khandepar are four ancient rock-cut caves located in a jungle near Khandepar Village dating back roughly to the 12th century. They were discovered in 1970 and have two interconnected caves, while the other two are free standing. One of them is located a short distance away and the last is l...

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96. Statue of Abbe Faria

Statue of Abbe Faria

0 kms
from city center

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96 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Statue of Abbe Faria was built in the honor of an acclaimed hypnotist, Abbe Jose Custodia Faria. He was a Luso-Goan Catholic monk, a pioneer of the scientific study of hypnotism and the first one to ever demonstrate ??Autosuggestion??and prove its existence. The historic statue made of bronze was in...

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97. Church & Convent of St Monica

Church & Convent of St Monica

9 kms
from city center

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97 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Church & Convent of St. Monica, also known as the Royal Monastery of Santa Monica, was established in the early 17th century. About two decades later, the Monastery was turned to ashes by a destructive fire. However, 15 years later, it was rebuilt and established as the only convent for nuns in ...

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98. Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple

31 kms
from city center

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98 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple is an 18th century shrine dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu. The idol had been relocated from Salcete in the late 16th century when Goa was captured by the Portuguese. The beautiful temple complex has wooden carvings, paintings, a sacred water tank and a musici...

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99. Church Of Our Lady Of The Mount

Church Of Our Lady Of The Mount

10 kms
from city center

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99 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Church Of Our Lady Of The Mount is a 16th century church famous for its religious significance and picturesque location. The church is located on a hilltop amidst thick natural vegetation giving a splendid view of old Goa from atop. The structure is now partly in ruins and closed for daily explorati...

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100. Houses of Goa Museum

Houses of Goa Museum

4 kms
from city center

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100 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Houses of Goa Museum has a splendid collection of houses belonging to the Colonial era in Goa. The museum in itself is a brilliant piece of architecture and dons a ship-like structure. The museum was designed and built by Gerard de Cunha and houses furniture, home d_cor items, door & window fram...

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101. Shri Ramnath Temple

Shri Ramnath Temple

20 kms
from city center

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101 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Shri Ramnath Temple, also known as the temple of Ramnathi, is dedicated to five deities - Lord Rama, Lakshmi Narayan, Lord Ganesh, Kamakshi, Shanteri and Betal & Kalbhairav. The 450-year-old temple is of immense religious importance for the Gowda Saraswat Brahmins. It was initially located in Sa...

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102. Chapel of St Catherine

Chapel of St Catherine

9 kms
from city center

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102 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Chapel of St Catherine is a 16th century historic chapel which was built over a Cathedral in 1552 on the orders of Afonso de Albuquerque after the Portuguese conquered the state. The splendid Renaissance architecture in laterite and limestone is adorned by paintings and artworks that draw tourists e...

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103. Chapel of St Sebastian

Chapel of St Sebastian

0 kms
from city center

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103 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Built in the early 19th century, Chapel of St Sebastian marks an important attraction in Fontainhas. The pristine white structure is dedicated to St. Sebastian who treated the ones affected by plague and other diseases. The church houses a crucifix where one can find Christ?s eyes are open for strik...

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104. Menezes Braganza Institute

Menezes Braganza Institute

0 kms
from city center

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104 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Menezes Braganza Institute was established in the late 1800s by the Portuguese as a cultural institute. It was previously known as the Institute of Vasco da Gama and was started with the intention of focussing on cultural, scientific and literary fields. After the fall of the Portuguese, the institu...

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105. Municipal Library

Municipal Library

10 kms
from city center

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105 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Municipal Library was established in 1883 during the Portuguese rule. The library was initially known as Athaide Municipal Library and was dedicated to Fr. Francis Athaide who devoted all his life to educate the youth in the region. In 1968, after the enforcement of the Municipality act, the library...

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106. Monastery Of St Augustine

Monastery Of St Augustine

8 kms
from city center

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106 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Monastery Of St. Augustine is a 17th century structure, believed to be built by the Augustinian friars but today, mostly seen in ruins. The dilapidated but splendid tower of the church can be seen from a distance and one can gauge the grandiosity of the monastery when it was completely intact. It is...

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107. Chapel of St Anthony

Chapel of St Anthony

8 kms
from city center

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107 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Chapel of St. Anthony, built in the 17th century by the Portuguese, is dedicated to the patron saint of the Portuguese Navy and the Army, St. Anthony. The attraction is located very close to the Monastery of St. Augustine. The chapel has a unique architecture with a semi-circular arch and a fort lik...

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108. Azad Maidan

Azad Maidan

0 kms
from city center

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108 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Azad Maidan is dedicated to Dr. Tristao de Braganza Cunha who was a Goan Freedom Fighter. It was originally established as Largo Afonso de Albuquerque by the Portuguese. The maidan has a brass memorial dedicated to Dr. Tristao and the edifice is converted into the Police Headquarters.

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109. Naval Aviation Museum

Naval Aviation Museum

14 kms
from city center

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109 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Naval Aviation Museum was established in 1998 to exhibit the importance, functioning and the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm. The museum has stunning outdoor and indoor exhibits where one can find decommissioned aircraft, weapons & arms, uniforms, vintage documents and photographs.

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110. Campal Gardens

Campal Gardens

1 kms
from city center

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110 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Campal Gardens is a beautiful little well maintained garden perfect for jogging or walking, to sit in solitude or spend an evening with children. It has an artificial water body with boating facilities for kids and a play area amidst lush green bushes and tall palm trees.

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111. Church Of St Lawrence

Church Of St Lawrence

5 kms
from city center

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111 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Overlooking the village of Agassaim, Church Of St. Lawrence, located atop a hillock was built in mid 16th century by the Jesuits. The church is dedicated to the martyr, St. Lawrence who is also considered to be the patron saint of the cooks and the poor. Tourists are drawn for its religious signific...

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112. Little Vagator Beach

Little Vagator Beach

14 kms
from city center

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112 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Ozran Beach, famous for its natural landscape and the Fort of Chapora, is a rocky beach and requires climbing a little hillock to reach the shoreline. The view of the horizon from the top of the hillock is quite a sight. Not frequently crowded, the location is often chosen for shooting movies and is...

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113. Kristu Kala Mandir Gallery

Kristu Kala Mandir Gallery

9 kms
from city center

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113 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Kristu Kala Mandir Gallery is a perfect attraction for art lovers and exhibits a splendid collection of Christian and Non-Christian art including contemporary and religious artefacts created by artists from all over the world.

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114. Our Lady Of Mercy Church

Our Lady Of Mercy Church

27 kms
from city center

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114 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Our Lady Of Mercy Church is a colonial church founded in 1630. It was earlier known as Nossa Senhora de Merces. The church houses a statue of infant Jesus Christ which is believed to be found on the Mozambique coast by Fr Bento Ferreira who brought it to Goa and installed it in the church in 1648.

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115. Sahakari Spice Farm

Sahakari Spice Farm

23 kms
from city center

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115 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Sahakari Spice Farm is a 135-acre piece of land out of which over 113 acres of land have been cultivated. When the farm was founded in 1980, the total cultivated area was only about 11 acres; however, with the aid of technology and irrigational methods, the total cultivation area was successfully in...

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116. Municipal Gardens

Municipal Gardens

0 kms
from city center

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116 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Municipal Gardens is famous for its beautiful landscaped lawns, the fragrant flower beds, the tall green trees and the monuments built in the honor of some legendary men and seamen of the 16th century. A foundation laid by Vasco Da Gama in the late 15th century exists inside the garden. It now bears...

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117. Goa Science Centre & Planetarium

Goa Science Centre & Planetarium

3 kms
from city center

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117 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Goa Science Centre & Planetarium was established as a joint project of the state Department of Science, Technology & Environment and the National Council of Science Museums with the objective of making science exciting for the youth and inculcating a desire to learn the subject. The Science ...

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118. Pasocal Spice Farm

Pasocal Spice Farm

27 kms
from city center

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118 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Pasocal Spice Farm is an award-winning organic farm located amidst the lush green Western Ghats. River Khandepar flows nearby and adds to the scenic beauty of the 50-acre stunning attraction. The farm is apt for nature lovers and farmers. Other than spices, the farm also houses over 2500 species of ...

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119. Secretariat Building

Secretariat Building

0 kms
from city center

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119 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Secretariat Building is a 15th century structure and the oldest colonial building in Goa. The site was initially the summer palace of Adil Shah. After it was taken over by the Portuguese, it served as accommodation and a custom's post for the Portuguese Viceroys. Currently, the monument serves as a ...

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120. Viceroy's Arch

Viceroy's Arch

9 kms
from city center

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120 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Built in the late 16th century by Viceroy Francisco Da Gama, Viceroy's Arch is a historic monument which once served as the entrance of Old Goa. The monument was built in the memory of and to honour the achievements of Francisco's Great Grand Father and a famous explorer, Vasco Da Gama. The structur...

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121. Maruti Temple

Maruti Temple

1 kms
from city center

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121 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Maruti Temple was built after the decline of the Portuguese reign. The divine idol of Lord Hanuman was hidden when the Portuguese destroyed all the Hindu temples in Goa to promote Christianity. The devotees would offer their prayers secretly till the end of the Portuguese reign. A beautiful shrine w...

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122. Fort Aguada Jail

Fort Aguada Jail

6 kms
from city center

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122 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Located at the bottom of Aguada Fort, Fort Aguada Jail is famous for its panoramic view, architecture and historic significance. It was once the largest jail in the state used to imprison legal offenders. but since 2015 it is open to the public as a heritage site. A part of the jail is also reserved...

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123. Sat Burzam Ghor

Sat Burzam Ghor

28 kms
from city center

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123 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Sat Burzam Ghor is Goa's first ever private Chapel. It was built in 1790 and resembles a Portuguese mansion. The name of the attraction translates into "The house of seven gables" and is famous for its stunning ancient Portuguese architecture.

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124. Church Of Our Lady of Miracles

Church Of Our Lady of Miracles

46 kms
from city center

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124 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Church Of Our Lady of Miracles is a 16th century Church built by the Portuguese. The Church was initially dedicated to St. Jerome, therefore, it is also known as St. Jerome Church. Since the Portuguese destroyed a number of Hindu monuments to promote Christianity, it is believed that the church is b...

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125. Safa Shahouri Masjid

Safa Shahouri Masjid

21 kms
from city center

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125 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Safa Shahouri Masjid is a 16th century structure which is believed to be built by Adil Shah. The simple architecture of the national monument is worth a halt here. The structure with lush green grasslands all around and a serene water tank in the foreground is quite a sight. The atmosphere is tranqu...

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126. Rajbagh Beach

Rajbagh Beach

61 kms
from city center

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126 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Rajbagh Beach is one of the cleanest beaches in Goa. The golden stretch of sand extends for about a kilometre. The pristine waters are apt for beach lovers and swimmers. The beach is famous for a luxury resort, Lalit Resort, which is located on the coast and offers 5-star accommodation for tourists.

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127. Church Of Nossa Senhora De Penha De Franca

Church Of Nossa Senhora De Penha De Franca

8 kms
from city center

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127 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Church Of Nossa Senhora De Penha De Franca is dedicated to a Spanish Saint. It was built in the 16th century by Portuguese seamen sailing to India. They strongly believed that Penha De Franca cured them when they were affected by plague and considered the Saint as the protector of their ships. The a...

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128. Arossim Beach

Arossim Beach

20 kms
from city center

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128 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Arossim Beach is a non-commercialised and uncrowded beach in spite of having quite a few luxury hotels and resorts nearby. The stretch of clean beach is perfect for lazing in the golden sand after a refreshing swim in the Arabian Sea. There are also some shacks amidst the tall palm trees that line t...

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129. Our Lady Of Remedios Captial

Our Lady Of Remedios Captial

8 kms
from city center

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129 out of 129
Places To Visit in Goa

Also known as the Betalbatim Church, Our Lady Of Remedios Capital was founded by the Jesuits in the 17th century. The Church is famous for its splendid architecture, well-maintained lawns and its serene ambience. The masses are a special treat at the church and attract many a peace-seekers on a regu...

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