Miramar is the beach area of the Goan capital of Panjim and is one of the most visited beaches of Goa. Many people, mostly tourists, come to this beach every day. Originally named Porta de Gaspar Dias by the Portuguese, the name was then changed to Miramar. Situated at the confluence of the Mandovi River and the Arabian Sea, it is a small beach that occasionally hosts some events.
Its a small natural garden near the Miramar Beach.
The Kala Academy is a vibrant representation of the culture and art of the people of Goa and this is expressed in the scores of events held in its premises. Audiences in the Kala Academy have three venues to choose from, the Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir (AC Auditorium), the Open Amphi-theatre and the Exhibition Hall. The Kala Academy has also four Schools of Music viz. The School of Indian Music, The School of Western Music, The School of Drama and The School Of Dance. Performances ranging from concerts to plays and varied exhibitions held from time to time form a major attraction for Goa's people and tourists. Even the casual entertainment-seeker will find a host of programs catering to a wide range of interests.
Opening Hours: 09:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed on: 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Everyday
A must-visit for all those who wish to carry a bit of Goa back with them, Panjim market offers a variety of goods like Wines, Cashew Nuts, Local Handicrafts, Goan spices and also has a multiplex and an array of eateries in the vicinity.
Offering amazing variety and price, Goa is a shopaholics dream in its
true sense. Shopping in Goa is a mix of bargaining at the flea market,
indulging into luxurious shopping at a plush mall, buying specialized
fashion clothing and accessories from a designer boutique, scouting
shops that sell eccentric beach wear and tees, or visiting book-stores
that have everything from mythological to fiction. However, tourists in
Goa have a keen interest towards hovering in mid-week flea markets or
night bazaars that feature chirping voices, multifarious colors and
where bargaining is on full. So, if you are a shopaholic , go on and
read all about the best markets for shopping in Goa.