Places To Visit In Vasco Da Gama

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Here are the top 12 places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

1. Bogmalo beach

Bogmalo beach

14 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Bogmalo Beach, located near Vasco the Gama in Goa, is a serene and clean beach. Dotted with beach shacks and knick-knack stalls, this beach is known for its leisure activities. The turquoise water and swaying palm trees render Bogmalo Beach ideal for a picnic with family or simply relaxing by the sea waves.

2. Cansaulim Beach

Cansaulim Beach
3.0 /5

19 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Located between Velsao and Arossim Beach in South Goa, the Cansaulim Beach is one of the safest family beaches in Goa. It is popular for the wide range of water sports on offer like jet-skiing, parasailing, diving, fishing and windsurfing. Cansaulim and Arossim Beach together form India's second-largest beach stretch.

3. Velsao Beach

Velsao Beach
3.0 /5

17 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Velsao Beach is located in South Goa, between Bogmalo and Majorda beach. It is one of the beaches in Goa which is popular amongst foreign tourists. The golden sand beach is ideal for walking along the seashore and simply relaxing. Despite being a sizable coast, Velsao Beach is not as crowded as the other beaches of Goa, making it the ideal spot for visitors looking for a calm and serene beach vibe.

4. Hollant Beach

Hollant Beach
3.0 /5

15 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Hollant Beach located in South Goa near Bogmalo is the only beach in Goa where one can witness a sunrise. Covered in soft sheets of golden sand, the pristine beach offers splendid views of the southern coast of Goa meeting the playful foothills of the Western Ghats, forming a surreal scenic panorama.

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5. Arossim Beach

Arossim Beach

20 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Arossim Beach is a non-commercialized and uncrowded beach located in the Cansaulim area of Goa. 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 the serene beach A natural extension of the neighboring Cuelim and Cansaulim beach to the north, the Arossim beach extends to the south to two famous beaches of Goa, the Utorda and Majorda beaches.

6. Kesarval Waterfalls

Kesarval Waterfalls

17 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Situated in Quelossim, Kesarval Waterfalls, also known as Kesarval Spring is another mesmerizing waterfall in Goa. Ideal for swimming and other water activities, the falls are crowded with eagles in the forests inhabiting the forests of betel palm plantations. Kesarval Waterfalls is also known for its medicinal properties.

7. Naval Aviation Museum

Naval Aviation Museum

14 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Naval Aviation Museum located in Mormugao, Goa is one of the two naval aviation museums in India. It was established in 1998 to exhibit the importance, functioning, and 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.

8. Sahakari Spice Farm

Sahakari Spice Farm

23 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Located in Ponda in South Goa, Sahakari Spice Farm is 113 acres spice plantation. The farm has rich plantations of organically grown spices, fruits, and herbs that tourists can explore through guided and informative tours. The best part of the tours is the tasty and spicy food that is offered to the guests while on the tour. It is the only place in Goa where you can enjoy the experience of giving a bath to an elephant!

9. Three Kings Church

Three Kings Church

17 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

The Three Kings Church is believed to be one of the most haunted places of Goa, known for its mysterious surroundings. Located on the hilltop of the Cuelim hull, the church was built in 1599 by Fr Gonzalo Carvalho S.J. The enchanting location of the church draws many tourists to the Chapel to break away from the monotony of the beach and party life of Goa.

10. St. Andrew's Church Goa

St. Andrew's Church Goa

7 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

The Church of St. Andrew?s was first founded and built in 1570 and inaugurated with pompous celebrations. The original building of the church was later destroyed by Adil Shah?s soldiers in 1578. The present building is a result of the architectural amalgamation over the years since 1594. The Neo-Gothic style is the most prominent part of the design features that we see in the church today. The most recent changes and inclusions were in the year 2010 with the long extended prayer halls. The church has the pure white all around and the grottos are beautifully maintained in gold tinge and there is a statue of Lady of Fathima carved in marble. The port town - Vasco da Gama celebrates the feast of St Andrew on 30th of November and the town rejoices and comes together to celebrate the patron saint of spinsters and fishermen.

11. Shri Ramnath Temple

Shri Ramnath Temple

20 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

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. Located in Ramnathim, Bandivade in Goa, the 450-year-old temple is of immense religious importance for the Gowda Saraswat Brahmins. It was initially located in Salcete but was relocated in the 16th century to save the idols from the Portuguese.

12. Mormugao Fort

Mormugao Fort

12 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Vasco Da Gama

Mormugao Fort is one of the top coastal forts in Goa, located at Mormugao port, a few km from Vasco de Gama. A popular tourist attraction, it was built in the early 17th century by the Portuguese to protect the Margoa Port. Overlooking the Varca Beach, the grand fort commands a fabulous view of the scenic landscape and the beautiful Arabian Sea.

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