Places to Visit in Goa & Sightseeing Places, Goa

Why Visit?

  • Goa is a place for relaxation and Beaches. Has been recognised & awarded multiple times
  • Foodies Paradise - for food lovers theres is variety of sea-food, street food and what not!
  • Variety of Beaches from Peaceful Varcato super crowded Calangute
  • Water Activities for adventure seekers including Dolphin ride, Skiiing, Paragliding, Trekking, Snorkling and lots more.
  • Hire a Bike and roam around in the colorful, peaceful lanes of Goa is proably the best feeling for travellers.

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How to Reach?

  • By Air: All the major Cities are directly connected to Goa Airport, Dabolim, Vasco
  • By Road: NH48 Connects Mumbai to Goa - and can be reached in 9 hours. Similarly all the other neighbouring states like Karnataka, AP are well connected.
  • By Train: Goa has three railway stations Margao, Tivim & Vasco all gives a good connectivity to Goa from all parts of India


  • Best time to Visit Goa is between October to April
  • If you are planning to come during the season time - be prepared for high hotel rates.
  • Hotel rates are low during non-season which is during the monsoon period and hence can be considered as a good time to visit Goa for budget travellers

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Places to Visit in Goa


Baga Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Second most popular beach after Calangute
  2. Enjoy its festive shacks and parties
  3. Find eating joints, shacks and clubs serving mixed drinks, beer and seafood
  4. Experience water sports activities like parasailing, water surfing, banana ride and jet-skiing
  5. Visit the Tibetian Market
Calangute beach Goa

Calangute Beach

Why Visit?
  1. The largest beach in North Goa
  2. Most Popular & Busy Beaches among tourists
  3. Find eating joints, shacks and clubs serving mixed drinks, beer and seafood
  4. Enjoy water sports activities like parasailing, water surfing, banana ride and jet-skiing
  5. Visit the peaceful Church of St. Alex
Anjuna Beach goa

Anjuna Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Popularly Known as Rocky Beach
  2. See lots if picturesque red laterite rocks
  3. Most famous beach amongst foreigners
  4. Famous amongst back-packers, hippies, long-stayers
  5. Best place for cheap long stays or guest houses
Palolem Beach goa

Palolem Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Appealing because of natural serenity
  2. Long strech of beautiful coast
  3. See Breathtaking view because of curved shape of beach
  4. Get Mesmerised by Mighty Sea waves
  5. Explore Dolphin Spotting in boat trip
Basilica of Bom Jesus

Basilica of Bom Jesus

Why Visit?
  1. 1 of the 38 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India !
  2. Amazing Architecture
  3. Relics of St. Francis Xavierwho was known for his miraculous healing powers
  4. More than 400 years old Church
  5. The only Basilica in Goa
Colva Beach goa

Colva Beach

Why Visit?
  1. As popular a beach in South Goa, as is Calangute Beach in North Goa
  2. Enjoy water sport activities like scooter rides, jet skiing, speed boat rides, snorkeling, swimming, banana boat rides, motorboat rides
  3. Vibrant nightlife in Colva beach in Goa
Candolim Beach goa

Candolim Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Popular anoung tourists for short stay
  2. Relatively peaceful & pristine beach
  3. Enjoy water sport activities like water-skiing, para-sailing, banana riders, Scuba-diving
  4. Must Visit Nearby Attractions include Aguada Fort, Chapel of St. Lawrence & Candolim Church

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception

Why Visit?
  1. Magnificant Augustinian bell
  2. Detailed Carved altars and pulpits
  3. Alluring stairway
  4. Lofty Two towers on either side of the façade
  5. Panoramic View of Panaji City
  6. Mesmerising View of the church after sunset when the façade is lit
River Cruise Point

River Cruise

Why Visit?
  1. Watch Sun-set as you enjoy cruise
  2. Mandovi-River view is spectacular during the evening
  3. Watch folk dance and songs performed by Goans
  4. Also, watch performance by Goa Band
Dona Paula

Dona Paula

Why Visit?
  1. Many Moviesshot here for it's Picturesques location like Singham, Dilwale, all movies shooting here
  2. Mesmerising View of Endless Arabian Sea
  3. See Dona Paula Statue
  4. Fine view of Marmugao Harbour
  5. Visit Ruins of Cabo Fort
  6. Enjoy Motor boatrides, Skiing
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Street Food Lover - Visit Miramar beach in the evening for some lip-smacking street food
  2. Miramar Beach can get crowded in the evening as lots of locals loves to spend time here. So plan your visit keeping this in mind, if you'd like to avoid crowd.
  3. Its a good option for short stay, great advantage is the location, right in the city center
Archaeological Museum Old Goa

Archaeological Museum

Why Visit?
  1. One of a Kind Museum in Goa
  2. Eight Galleries highlighting pre-historic to late mediaeval period
  3. Watch Video show on world heritage properties in India
  4. Don't miss to see 11th century old Lord Vishnu 10 incarnation statue made from grey basalt rock
  5. Portrait of Vasco da Gamawho discovered India in 1498
Casino Point Goa


Why Visit?
  1. Do you like to experience Casinos in Goa? Would you like to try it just for fun, one time? Yes! Then do give Casinos a visit
  2. Casinos are built on Boat which is worth a one time experience, at least. Yeah!
  3. Eat & Drink Unlimited once you pay the entrance fees
  4. Enjoy, Dance & just relax in the charming ambiance of Casinos
  5. *Note: HOHO Goa does not support Gambling
Aguada Fort Goa

Aguada Fort

Why Visit?
  1. Fort Aguada is a famous tourist spot in every tourist's sightseeing list. Popular Movies like "Dil Chahta Hai", " Dhoom", "Golmaal" and many more iconic hits were shot here.
  2. It makes a perfect loction for photography as the fort faces the vast, boundless Arabian sea.
  3. Along with the Fort there is Majestic "Lighthouse" & "Jail" in the Fort which also makes this place a worth visit.
  4. One of the best places in Goa to watch the sunset.
Dudhsagar Waterfall

Dudhsagar Waterfalls

Why Visit?
  1. Dudhsagar's view of milky water falling from 1000+ feet height is mesmerising.
  2. It also makes for a nice picnic spot where you can spend hours
  3. The area is surrounded by Lush green Mahavir Forest that makes a beautiful journey in iteslf
  4. Reaching to the fall in itself is an adventure!
vagator beach

Vagator Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Awarded as the Travellers Choice Beach for 2017 by Tripadvisor
  2. One of the preferred beaches forPicnic
  3. The beach is Serene and relaxing far from the crowd of Calangute & Anjuna Beach
  4. Popular for itsmesmerising Sun-set view from the Rocks
  5. Enjoytrance and psychedelic musicfrom different DJ's from around the world
  6. Lots of Restaurants and food shacks offering great dring and sea food
  7. Best location forPhotography
Agonda Beach goa

Agonda Beach

Why Visit?
  1. Awarded as the Travellers Choice Beach for 2017 by Tripadvisor
  2. Did you know - it's popular for being one of the four beaches designated as turtle nesing sites
  3. Agonda is a good choice as a spot for sunbathing, relaxing and swimming
  4. It is one of the serene beaches and a great choice for tourists looking for peaceful beach location
  5. Cheaper,quieter, accomodation facilities.
  6. Great for practicing Yoga & Spirtuality with teacher trainings called Sampoorna Yoga
Goa Science Center

Goa Science Centre

Why Visit?
  1. Goa Science Museum is a must Visit for Children.
  2. Inculcate a scientific temper among the young generation
  3. lots of interactive exhibits inside the centre itself for all ages
  4. Get fascinated by Digital Planetarium, 3-D Film Shows, Science Demonstration Lectures, Science Film Shows, Taramandal Shows and the Cyberlab Shows.
St. Augustine Tower

St. Augustine's Tower

Why Visit?
  1. One of the three great Augustinian churches in the Iberian world
  2. Did you know: the bell at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church originally belonged to St. Augustine's Tower!
  3. The ruins were featured in the movie song Gumnaam Hai Koi from the 1965 suspense thriller movie Gumnaam
  4. Must visit for all History Buffs

The Chapel of St Catherine

Why Visit?
  1. Did You Know : It's the first catholic structure in Goa.
  2. Peaceful and Serene
  3. Dont miss the graveyard nearby the Chapel
  4. See the mill stones which were used in the gun powder factory.
  5. A Must visit for History Buffs.

Kala Academy

Why Visit?
  1. Did you Know: Kala Academy has four Schools of Music viz.
  2. The School of Indian Music, The School of Western Music, The School of Drama and The School Of Dance.
  3. A Great place to hangout
  4. Enjoy the Mandovi River view from the back side