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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Location

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

Tips

  • 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

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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
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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

Casinos

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.
Aguada Fort Goa

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!

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