Take a Trip to Goa

In this sun-soaked Indian state, Indian culture blends with Portuguese influences that has survived from their 500-year old inhabitancy. Goa has many beautiful beaches, which have long attracted pleasure seekers from all over the world. The tourist-centric scene in the north has an international flair attached to it, while the south has extensive stretches of sand, providing the perfect escapade from the resorts. Apart from the scenic beaches, the place has historic temples, mosques, and churches. Impressive wildlife sanctuaries provide tourists with a source of amusement and recreation.

Goa Map
Goa Map

Attractions

If you are fond of nature, Goa will certainly capture your imagination with its white sandy beaches, mountain cliffs, blue waters and sky. The clean, secluded, and elegant Agonda Beach ranks above the other beaches and is a heaven on earth. Other notable beaches of Goa include Mandrem Beach, Morjim, Palolem Beach, Cola Beach, Ashwem Beach, Varca Beach, and Cavelossim Beach.

Agonda Beach
Agonda Beach
Ashwem Beach
Ashwem Beach
Cavelossim Beach
Cavelossim Beach
Cola Beach
Cola Beach
Morjim
Morjim
Palolem Beach
Palolem Beach
Varca Beach
Varca Beach

You can get an idea about the place’s rich history and culture by visiting important religious landmarks and sights like Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Alex Church, Church of St. Francis of Assissi, St. Cajetan’s Church, Mangeshi Temple, Shantadurga Temple, Reis Magos Fort, Chapora Fort, and many more.

Basilica of Bom Jesus
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Chapora Fort
Chapora Fort
Church of St. Francis of Assissi
Church of St. Francis of Assissi
Mangeshi Temple
Mangeshi Temple
Reis Magos Fort
Reis Magos Fort
Shantadurga Temple
Shantadurga Temple
St. Alex Church
St. Alex Church
St. Cajetan’s Church
St. Cajetan’s Church

You will love the collection of historical artifacts, paintings, and artworks displayed in Goa Centre for the Arts, Cheshire Cat Gallery, Museum of Christian Arts, Houses of Goa Museum, and Naval Aviation Museum.

Cheshire Cat Gallery
Cheshire Cat Gallery
Goa Centre for the Arts
Goa Centre for the Arts
Houses of Goa Museum
Houses of Goa Museum
Museum of Christian Arts
Museum of Christian Arts
Naval Aviation Museum
Naval Aviation Museum

Dining

Goa is the perfect place for foodies, as it has top-notch restaurants and eateries serving impeccable food in a welcoming environment. You can taste local as well as Indian, Brazilian, Fusion, and Mediterranean cuisines at Jamies Restaurant, Nick’s Place, Chef Soumyen’s Kitchen, VJ’s Shack, Go with the Flow and many more.

Go with the Flow
Go with the Flow
Jamies Restaurant
Jamies Restaurant
Nick’s Place
Nick’s Place
VJ’s Shack
VJ’s Shack

Shopping

The Mapusa Market and the Anjuna Flea Market are ideal for casual shopping. Here you will find local vendors selling souvenirs, jewelry, and clothing. You can pick mirrored, beaded, embellished, and embroidered items at Glastonbury Street; while faux antiques, musical instruments, sarongs, bikinis, and sandals are sold in the Street Stalls along the beach-accessing road at Palolem.

Anjuna Flea Market
Anjuna Flea Market
Glastonbury Street
Glastonbury Street
Mapusa Market
Mapusa Market

Therefore, plan your visit, explore the balmy shores and chill out to the irresistible charms of Goa.

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