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  • Being one of the most beautiful destinations in India, there are many places to visit in Goa during the honeymoon. Goa is home to over 40 beaches, all of which have their own specialties and charm. Velsao beach, Betul beach, Kakolem and Bogmalo beach in South Goa happen to be some of the most untouched beaches that are favourite among the couples coming here to spend some tranquil moments with each other.

    While Candolim, Anjuna, Arambol and Chapora rather have more of beachside restaurants cum bars, flea markets to shop at and other commercial aspects for honeymooners to eat, drink and relax. Similarly, the state is also home to about 17 islands that offer secluded beach belts that are perfect for newlyweds. Some of these are easily accessible via ferry or boat rides that include Pequeno Island, Grand Island, Chorao Island.

     These islands showcase the rich flora and fauna of Goa and are sure to attract honeymooners who enjoy nature and its mesmerizing views.

  • Beaches in Goa for Honeymoon

  • 01Butterfly Beach

    Butterfly Beach
    Not very far from Palolem beach in South Goa lies the Butterfly beach. This beach is popularly known as the honeymooners’ beach because of the stunning landscape and solitude it provides for couples to spend some quality time. The beach is in the form of a cove and is surrounded by dense trees.

     To reach here, one has to board a ferry from the neighboring Palolem or Agonda beach. The beach attracts many butterflies because of the trees here and thus has a great vibe to it. In fact, if closely observed, the beach itself seems to be in the shape of a butterfly. All these aspects make Butterfly beach one of the best places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon.

    Location: Near Palolem and Agonda beach, South Goa

    Timings: Accessible all day long - 7 AM to 5 PM 
  • 02Velsao Beach

    Velsao Beach
    Couples looking for secluded places to visit in Goa during honeymoon time can look at Velsao beach as one of the options. The beach is popular for its large stretch of silver sand and palm trees along its coastline that makes the landscape look very beautiful.

    The good part is that the beach has quite a few numbers of shacks and restaurants where couples enjoy good food and drinks. There are not many options for accommodation at night, however, couples can look at stay choices in nearby the areas of Arossim and Colva. The beach also offers great views of the setting sun and thus is a considerable option for honeymoon places in Goa. 

    Location: Close to village Cansaulim, Salcette, South Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • 03Betul Beach

    Betul Beach
     A tiny, isolated Betul beach remains far, far away from the eyes of tourists. More often than not, it acts as a private beach for its visitors. Thus, for couples who want complete isolation, this can be one of the ideal romantic places in Goa for a honeymoon. The beach has a small lagoon where one can swim along with a rivulet that opens up to the sea.

    Sadly, the beach does not have shacks or eateries. However, accommodation and perhaps, even food can be arranged by the locals who give their houses on rent to tourists. To reach here, visitors have to either take a ferry at Assolna or take a boat ride from Mobor beach.

    Location: South of Mobor beach, Salcette, South Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours
  • 04Candolim Beach

    Candolim Beach
    Candolim beach is one of the most popular beaches in North Goa. It can be counted as one of the conventional places to visit in Goa on honeymoon. There are a number of sea-facing shacks, restaurants, open-air lounges where couples can eat, drink and relax while appreciating the views of a sunset.

     For couples who like to indulge in long strolls can start their walk from this longest beach in Goa and keep walking to its Northern end where it meets Calangute beach, a commercialised centre and a popular tourist attraction in North Goa.  

    Location: Adjoining Fort Agonda, North Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours
  • 05Kakolem Beach

    Kakolem Beach
    Kakolem beach can be tagged as one of the most pristine beaches of Goa that remains commercialization free till today. No vehicles go up to the beach as it is accessible only one foot, away from the main road. One has to climb down a few steps to reach the beach that is not very difficult to descend but takes considerable time.

    The views of this beach from atop the cliff look breathtaking and must surely be witnessed by all. Here, couples can surely spend some quality time without the disturbance of other tourists or the city noise. The climb back from the beach to the main road can be hectic and may take time. Thus it is advisable to leave before dawn when the skylight is bright.

    Location: South of Cabo De Rama Beach, Canacona, South Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours 
  • 06Bogmalo Beach

    Bogmalo Beach
    Maintaining a blend of commercialization and calmness, Bogmalo beach invites adventure and leisure lovers alike. Thus honeymooners who would like to keep a balance of adventure activities, good eateries and decent footfall around them can consider Bogmalo beach as one of the places to visit in Goa for honeymoon.

    The beach is surrounded by fishing villages and lots of coconut trees, the two main ingredients for typical, authentic Goan style cuisine. The beach also houses a number of handicraft shops that sell local stuff like jewelry and souvenirs. The beach is surrounded by many tiny islands that leave enthusiastic couples with great scope for exploration. Moreover, surrounding this beach are high-end hotels and resorts where honeymooners can seek some luxury time.

    Location: 5 kilometers from Dabolim Airport, South Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours
  • 07Agonda beach

    Agonda beach
    At Agonda beach, visitors can notice the palm trees lining its tiny stretch of two kilometers. Here, couples can indulge in shopping at the local flea market, go cafe hopping, easily avail cars, bikes on rent, and spend some time entertaining themselves at bars and restaurants that often have live gigs lined up.

    Couples can also visit the church here which is at the center of the beach and provides good 360-degree views. Altogether, the beach has a pretty romantic vibe to it and can be opted for one of the places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon.

    Location: Between Cola and Palolem beach, South Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours
  • 08Anjuna Beach

    Anjuna Beach
    One of the most popular beaches in North Goa, Anjuna beach attracts tourists for its hippie culture and the flea market. It can be termed as the most famous beach amongst international tourists, backpackers, and long-staying visitors as there are ample of guesthouses, backpacking hostels that provide cheap accommodation.

    For honeymooners, this beach has family-run guesthouses, beach bars, shopping places, and water activities like jet skiing and paragliding. Landscape wise, the beach has seaside rocks that make for beautiful views with water hitting these rocks with the backdrop of various hues in the sky. 

    Location: Anjuna Village, North Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours 

  • 09Chapora Beach

    Chapora Beach
    Chapora beach is blessed with black magma rocks, white shining sand and lush greenery of the coconut trees surrounding it. The beach has a number of activities for couples to keep themselves engaged. A few of these are water sports like parasailing, paragliding, and surfing.

     Moreover, Chapora beach runs along the same stretch as the famous Chapora fort where the couples can pay a visit too. The 500-year-old fort constructed in the Portuguese style of architecture is sure to please the eyes. For accommodation, this beach has both - reasonable options of guesthouses, homestays, hotels as well as luxury resorts located close to the beach.

    Location: Bardez, North Goa

    Timings: 6 AM to 10 PM
  • 10Arambol Beach

    Arambol Beach
    One of the Northernmost beaches of Goa, Arambol beach is bordered by Querim and Keri beach on one side and Morjim beach on another. It is a rocky beach mixed with sand that has views of the jungle as well as the sea. The long stretch of curvy seashore and the azure beach water is considered to be the best spot for swimming.

     So for honeymoon couples who would like to indulge in swimming activity or even sunbathing, Arambol beach can be one of the ideal places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon. Similarly, honeymooners interested in adventure activities like paragliding can head to the tiny hillock at the beach. 

    Location: Near Morjim Beach, North Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours
  • Waterfalls in Goa for Honeymoon

  • 11Dudhsagar Waterfall

    Dudhsagar Waterfall
    Who wouldn’t want to appreciate the cascade of water rushing its way down the majestic mountains from a height of about 1071 feet? The stunning Dudhsagar falls that literally translates to “the sea of milk” is mesmerizingly beautiful to the eyes of all visitors.

    It makes sure to create an ambiance so magical and romantic that honeymooners are sure to enjoy every moment spent here. It certainly is one of the most romantic places in Goa for honeymoon, along with a tint of adventure. 

    Location: Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Sonaulim, Goa

    Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM on all days

    Entry fee: INR 400 per head for a jeep drive from Castle Rock to Dudhsagar Falls, INR 20 per head entry fee, INR 300 for still camera photography, INR 5000 for professional camera photography
  • 12Bamanbudo Waterfall

    Bamanbudo Waterfall
    With Ambe Ghat in the background, the silver water streams falling from atop the majestic hills make Bamanbudo waterfalls a popular tourist destination in Goa. As the waterfalls are located by the roadside itself, visitors are not required to trek or hike to reach this waterfall.

    The waterfall has different levels where the stream breaks its rushing flow and rather appears soothing to look at. For the honeymooners who love waterfalls, this can be one of the best places to visit in Goa for honeymoon. For others, it can be a pit spot en route their journey on Canacona and Naturlim road.  

    Location: Canacona and Naturlim road, Goa

    Timings: Open 25 hours

    Entry fee: Not applicable
  • 13Harvalem Waterfall

    Harvalem Waterfall
    Harvalem waterfalls is a rather short one that falls from a height of 50 meters. All other waterfalls in Goa fall from greater heights. However, with lush green trees surrounding the waterfalls and of course, the hills in the backdrop merging with the sky, the waterfall is beautiful to gaze at.

    It is located in close proximity with a few other tourist attractions such as Temple Rudreshwar and the rocky caves, which can be visited during the day as well.

    Location: Rudreshwar colony, Sequelim, Goa

    Timings: 8 AM to 8 PM on all days

    Entry fee: Not applicable
  • Romantic Places in Goa for Honeymoon

  • 14Grand Island

    Grand Island
    Honeymoon places in Goa certainly include touring islands that this state is blessed with. One of these is the Grand Island, also known as Bat Island. The island has to be accessed by sailing on a boat which is the only way of getting there.

    The island is popular as one of the best snorkeling destinations in Goa and also, often offers dolphin sightseeing. Thus, for honeymooners, this island has it all- right from stunning landscapes to a romantic boat ride in the middle of the sea to spending quality time on an island to discover the underwater life. 

    Location: Sautavaddo, Calangute, North Goa

    Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM on all days

    Cost for two: Approximately INR 1200 to 1500 per person
  • 15Chorao Island

    Chorao Island
    Of the total 17 islands that Goa has, Chorao Island is the largest one. This island remains hidden in Mandovi river which flows only 5 kilometers away from the capital Panaji. This island attracts visitors for its flora, fauna, and the beautiful forest growing under the water.

     Here, Mangrove trees are abundant and the jungle is home to migratory birds of over 400 species. The island is also popular for housing Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary wherein the tourists can meet crocodiles, that are just one of the many aquatic inhabitants of the sanctuary.

    Location: 6 kilometers from Panaji, Chorao Island

    Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

    Entry Fee to Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary: INR 10 for Indians, INR 100 for foreign tourists, INR 25 for still photography, INR 150 for videography
  • 16Sinquerim Fort

    Sinquerim Fort
    This fort stands to overlook the Sinquerim beach and is an ancient construction of the year 1612. It is actually an extension of the larger Aguada fort and in earlier days, was an active point for ships to anchor. Many tour operators now conduct water activities like jet skiing, dolphin tours and paragliding here.

    Location: Near Sinquerim beach, Bardez, North Goa

    Timings: 6 AM to 10 PM on all days

    Entry fees: Not applicable
  • 17Pequeno Island

    Pequeno Island
    Located just a kilometer away from Baina beach of Vasco Da Gama, the island has a tiny rocky beach and a stretch of green trees and shrubs. The name Pequeno Island means a small island in the Portuguese language.

     This island can be one of the places to visit in Goa for a honeymoon if a couple is an adventure seeker. The island is famous for snorkeling and is the ideal go-to destination for snorkelers. The equipment and gear needed for the sport are arranged by tour operators here and you can learn this activity under the supervision of experts.

    Location: Near Baina beach, Vasco Da Gama, South Goa

    Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

    Price for two: Approx. 1000 per head
  • 18Mormugao Fort

    Mormugao Fort
    An ancient behemoth, Mormugao fort is considered to be one of the first coastal forts in Goa. The fort was an important location for tracking of Portuguese ships and has a lot of history associated with it. Thus, couples who would like to dig deep into the tales and antiquity of this primeval fort can count on it as one of the many historic places to visit in Goa during the honeymoon.

    Location: Near Mormugao Port, North Goa

    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Entry fees: Not applicable
  • 19Fort Tiracol

    Fort Tiracol
    One of the most ancient yet well-preserved forts of Goa, Fort Tiracol gets its name from the river Tiracol on which it is built. The fort has witnessed many battles and wars in its past and remains in the legendary stories of the ancient Goan days.

    A part of this fort has been converted into an exclusive heritage hotel which gives honeymooners a convincing reason to visit and stay here.

    Location: River Tiracol, 40 kilometers from Panaji, North Goa

    Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM on all days

    Entry fees: Not applicable
  • 20Fort Aguada

    Fort Aguada
    Offering a panoramic view of the Arabian sea merging with river Mandovi, Fort Aguada is one of the most popular tourist attractions of North Goa. The monument is of Portuguese construction and to date takes pride in its historical lore.

    Tiny parts of the fort have fallen or broken off with time but most of the fort remains intact. Honeymooners interested in witnessing pieces of evidence of the past in modern Goa can visit this fort and spend an hour or so here.

    Location: Aguada - Siolim Road, Sinquerim, North Goa

    Timings: 9:30 AM to 6 PM on all days

    Entry fees: Not applicable
  • Romantic Places to Eat in Goa for Honeymoon

  • 21Thalassa

    Thalassa
    Overlooking Vagator beach, Thalassa is known for its classic ambiance, great hospitality, apt location, and good food. The restaurant cum bar showcases many live gigs that keep visitors entertained. It runs till late at night and is quite a famous spot amongst youngsters.

    Certainly, this place is a good pick for an evening under the open sky, breeze blowing from the sea, groovy music and finger-licking food for honeymooners.

    Location: Plot Number - 301, 1, Vaddy, Siolim, North Goa 

    Timings: 9 AM to 12 AM on all days

    Price for two: Approx. INR 1500 to 2000
  • 22Riverside – The Leela

    Riverside – The Leela
    For couples who love to feast on Italian food, Riverside – The Leela is certainly one of the finest places to visit in Goa on honeymoon. The restaurant has earned itself the reputation of the best Italian cuisine serving restaurant and as the name suggests, has a view overlooking the Sai river.

    This makes for another reason for the honeymooners to visit here. It is an ideal place for a romantic dinner with stunning views, exotic wine, and great food. 

    Location: The Leela, Mobor Beach, North Goa

    Timings: 7 PM to 10:30 PM on all days

    Price for two: Approx. INR 2500
  • 23Fiesta

    Fiesta
    Fiesta is a popular beach resort in Goa that comprises of an equally popular in-house restaurant. The restaurant here has indoor sitting space for visitors who want air conditioners and outdoor sitting by the side of a pool as well as the garden area.

    The restaurant has a pleasant vibe and is an ideal spot for a lunch or brunch date. The restaurant takes you to Europe with its setting and food and is known for providing satisfying gastronomic experiences.

    Location: Baga, North Goa

    Timings: 12 PM to 5 PM on all days

    Price for two: Approx. INR 1500 to 1700
  • 24Go With The Flow

    Go With The Flow
    One of the most popular restaurants in Goa, Go with the flow serves international dishes inspired by Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. The team prepares these international dishes from locally grown products and makes sure to serve everything fresh.

    Thus, the menu here keeps changing as per the season and the available veggies. The ambiance is stunning and perfect for a romantic date for honeymooners. 

    Location: No. 614, on Calangute Baga Road, Baga, North Goa

    Timings: 12:30 PM to 3 PM and 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

    Price for two: Approx. INR 1600 to 2000
  • 25Tuscany Gardens

    Tuscany Gardens
    Many of the other romantic places to visit in Goa on honeymoon, Tuscany Gardens is the go-to place for anybody bored of eating curries or heavy meals. It is a great place to hog on Italian dishes like pasta or thin crust pizza.

    The restaurant has outdoor seating as well as indoor seating on both its outlets. Its outlets are at Panjim in South Goa and Candolim in North Goa. 

    Location: Panjim Outlet - First Floor Edcon Incrocio, Opp. Don Bosco School Main Gate M.G. Road, Panjim, South Goa;
                   Candolim Outlet - Fort Aguada Road, Near Kingfisher Villa, North Goa

    Timings: Panjim Outlet - 11 AM to 11 PM on all days,
                   Candolim Outlet - Monday to Thursday 4 PM to 11 PM, Friday to Sunday - 1 PM to 4 PM and 7 pm to 11 PM, Tuesday closed

    Price for two: Approx. INR 1500
  • 26Waterfront Terrace

    Waterfront Terrace
    Waterfront Terrace and Bar is a part of Marriott hotels. The restaurant is popular for serving exotic buffets that comprise of Indian as well as international cuisines. The menu and dishes in the buffet keep changing as per seasons and special occasions. Honeymooners looking for a quiet and soothing place can consider this eatery as a good choice.

    Location: Miramar, Panaji, South Goa 

    Timings: Breakfast 6:30 AM – 11 AM, Lunch 12:30 PM – 3 PM, Dinner 7 PM – 11 PM on all days

    Price for two: Ranges between INR 1000 to 2200
  • 27Antares

    Antares
    Antares is another restaurant cum bar that overlooks the small Vagator. It serves cocktails and other beverages along with multiple cuisines on its menu. The restaurant houses a full bar and has DJs playing live music. It is a great date place for young, newly married couples. 

    Location: Small Vagator, Ozran Beach, Vagator, North Goa

    Timings: 12 PM to 12 AM on all days

    Price for two: Approx. INR 2000
  • 28A Reverie

    A Reverie
    A Reverie is more of a fun place than a romantic one. The place has a full bar with outdoor seatings, some of which include highchairs. The restaurant also features live music and other gigs for the entertainment of its visitors. All in all, it is a great place to spend a couple of hours at, while grooving to good music and sipping a few mugs of beer.

    Location: Holiday Street, Gauravaddo, Calangute, North Goa 

    Timings: 7 PM to 11 PM on all days

    Price for two: Approx. INR 1500
  • 29The Fisherman’s Wharf

    The Fisherman’s Wharf
    The Fisherman’s Wharf refers to itself as the ultimate culinary destination. The restaurant specializes in serving traditional Goan dishes along with a little of everything else. Honeymooners who would like to indulge in feasting on some authentic Goan food, especially seafood, must certainly consider checking out this place. The eatery has a couple of branches not just across Goa but across the whole of India.

    Location: Mobor Beach, Cavelossim, North Goa; H. No.13/139, Campal, Panjim, South Goa, and H.No. 2/35B & 2/35C, Naika Waddo, Calangute, Bardez, North Goa

    Timings: 12 PM to 11 PM on all days

    Price for two: Approx. INR 1500 to 1700

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Dona Paula Beach

A lover’s paradise, the name of the location got its designation after a tragic love story, making the place more interesting and catchy. This former village is a heaven on earth that provides picturesque spots and huge space for sunbathing while relaxing in the calm beaches adjacent to clean blue waters.

Travellers love to be here to indulge in water sports like parasailing, kayaking etc. and gets the adrenaline rush at beaches like Dias beach and Dona Paula beach. Moreover, the markets for shopping are also vibrant and gets shiny names of food and drinking spots to attract visitors. For a perfect stay, one can also book their own resort or hotels here which are also loaded with amenities and good services.

Location
: 6 km from Panaji city.

Water Sports: water scooter, and motorboat rides

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

The oldest withstanding Church of Goa, beautifully built under the influence of Portuguese architectural style, is one of the best places to visit in Panjim. The lovely marble floor embellished with valuable stones adds up to the charm of the magnificent church.

The cathedral of the Church holds the remains of St. Xavier's in a silver casket which is elegantly decorated and, worshiped by his devotees. Famed for its amazing architecture, this ornate structure survived since the 16th century.
The locals believe the remains are eternal and, have obscure healing powers which in turn makes it one of the most attractive places to see in Panjim.

Location:
Old Goa Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Goa 403402, India

Timings: 
All days of the week except Sunday (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM)
               Sunday (10:30 AM - 6:30 PM)

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 11 km

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Fort Aguada

 Pulled up with a dark bricked stretch within the sea waters, Fort Aguada invites the visitors even from far to take a walk in, take a peek into the sea differently and get clicked in a movie style. The architecture of the fort is in royal Portuguese style and its vastness within the fortress is just grand.

One can witness the confluence of Mandovi river in the Arabian sea from here and the fort is a witness to the same since years. Embrace the old construction and military architecture here along with the lighthouse that stands tall. If the fort is not visited on a Goa trip, the trip is just not done right.

Location: At the southern tip of Candolim beach

Timings: Fort Aguada is open all days from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

Entry Fees: Good news! There are no charges to visit this ecstatic location. Visit it like a free bird.

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Se Cathedral Church

One of the most striking churches in India is the “Se Cathedral” located in the Southern part of Goa. This magnificent church exhibits excellent artistry of the Portuguese-Manueline style with beautifully arched interior and an impressive courtyard. Previously, the cathedral had two towers but one of them collapsed in late 17th Century and was never rebuilt.

This cathedral is dedicated to St.Catherine, who belonged to Alexandria and there are six panels where her life scenes are beautifully carved. The most prominent feature of this cathedral is the huge “golden bell” which is one of the best bells in the world. This 250 feet high cathedral is a frequented spot and is visited by the tourists as well as locals. The tranquility and serene aura of the cathedral makes it a must visit spot in the list of places to visit in South Goa.

Location: 
Velha, Goa 403402

Timings: 
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free 

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Shantadurga Temple

“Pious Aura” this is what you will witness at this magnificent temple situated at the foot of Kavlem village in Ponda Taluka. This temple is devoted to goddess “Shantadurga” who is worshiped as the “Goddess of Peace” and, it is one of the most prominent and, large temples in entire Goa.

The divine shrine was initially situated at, Cavelossim but during the demolition period of the Portuguese in the mid 15th century, the celestial being was relocated to Kavlem. The vibrant combination of the maroon, white and peach give the temple an enchanting old-charm look.

Apart from these, Nayan Manohar Deepstambh is another point of attraction which is beautifully lit during the festivals and at that time, the beauty has no boundaries.

Location: 
Kapileswari - Kavlem Rd, Donshiwado, Ponda, Goa 403401

Timings: 
5:00 AM - 10:00  PM

Entry Fee:
Free

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The Church of Mae De Deus

This bright white building and Neo-Gothic architecture are so impulsive that just mesmerizes its beholders. One will surely get awestruck with the impact of peaceful beauty, settlement within the greenery and the aura it presents right from the first look to the same.

Right from the exteriors to interiors, the church is certainly one of the best places to visit in North Goa. Interestingly, it houses the miraculous statue of Mae de Deus which brought the church back to life post its ruin state. With imposing interiors and carved ornamentation on ceiling and walls, the church magnetizes not just the religion followers but also those who love to praise the reality on the ground.

Location: Chogm Rd, Saligao

Timings: Gate to God’s own home opens up every day from 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM.

Entry Fees: Absolutely none!

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Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Sitting, right in the middle of the hillock this mighty church has three shrines of Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary and, Crucifixion of Jesus. Being the first church to built-in Goa it holds utmost significance in its tourism and, adding up to the most attractive places to visit in Panjim.

Previously, it was just a chapel in the early 15th century but, with time and tide, the chapel went through many transformations and, led to this massive structure which is elegantly built with influences of several architectural styles.

Location:
 North-Eastern Side of Central Square, Panjim 403001, India

Timings: 
All days 10 AM - 12:30 PM and 4 PM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees: 
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away.

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Casino Royale Goa

This place will “blow your mind” as here casino floats on water. Deltin has modern and classy casinos which are undoubtedly the most happening ones. There are numerous floors sprawling over an area of 40,000 square feet with various sections to keep people engaged of all ages. With 123 gaming tables here, you can play all sorts of gambling games be it Poker, Teen Patti, Black Jack, and many more variants.

While you enjoy the gambling, you can also savor exclusive liquors at the whiskey lounge with amazing hand-rolled cigars. The casino provides all the top-notch amenities and, is the ace in the field of the casinos. Undoubtedly it is one of the most happening places to visit in Panjim.
One can also relax in VIP gaming suites where one can stay as well as play. The highlighting feature of the casino is that it is the only place with a dedicated poker room.

Location: 
Noah's Ark, RND Jetty, Dayanand Bandodkar Road, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
Open 24 hrs

Entry Fees: 
Monday to Thursday    Rs 2500/-   
                    Friday to Sunday
         Rs 3500/-

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away

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Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife century came into existence in the year 1999 under the Wildlife Act. The Sanctuary lies on the Western Ghats in the northern part of the Panjim city. Sprawling over an area of 240 sq km, it has rich flora and fauna which attracts the tourists. One can witness bewitching scenic views at this splendid Sanctuary which is the largest protected wildlife. 

Here at this sanctuary, you can come across numerous variant of animals like Pythons, Cobras, Slender Toris, Jungle Cats, Elephants, avian Birds, and many more rare species. One can even hire a jeep to explore every nook and corner of the diverse sanctuary.

Location: 
NH 4A, Caranzol, Goa, 403410, India

Timings: 
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20 per person for Adults
                  Rs. 10 per person for Children
                  Rs 30 per Still Camera
                  Rs 150 per Camcorder

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St Xavier’s Church

This is one of the most frequented sightseeing places in Goa famed as the prominent landmark for the Catholics. This extrusive church holds the incorrupt body of Saint Francis Xavier and, was built in the year 1605. After a few years of being built in 1622, the body of Saint Xavier was brought here and laid in a glass mausoleum. It is one of the most charming places to visit in South Goa which has showcased modern art in the gallery and, the structure exhibits a jaw-dropping baroque style of architecture.

The best time to visit Bom Jesus Basilica is December, as in this month you can experience the traditions, cultures and a lot more at Christmas time.

Location: 
Off National Highway 4, Velha Goa, Goa 403110

Timings: 
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free

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Fort Aguada

Showcasing the glory of the Portuguese empire this fort stands overlooking the Arabian sea. Built in the early 16th century to keep an eye on the enemies this fort give breathtaking views and, is one of the most majestic places to visit in Panjim.

The mystifying structure is more than 400 years old and still, its majestic beauty remains intact. It also houses a lighthouse which was built to guide the ships and, another part is the Aguada Jail which is one of the largest jails in Goa.
The location of the mighty fort is strategic so that it provides great defense from the rivals.

Location:
Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515

Timings:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 15 km

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Goa Archaeological Museum

This “Architectural Marvel” showcases the artifacts of the Portuguese rule in India, with eight unique galleries exhibiting different slices of the pre-historic era of Portuguese sways. The most significant of these are deemed to be the paintings of the long-dead Governors and, Administrators of Goa.

To add up to the amusement of the visitors, the museum also has a remarkable collection of stamps, religious artifacts, and other such hidden gems. This is a perfect place to dig up the history of the Goan culture and styles in the early ages.

Location: 
EDC Complex, Patto, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Entry Fees: 
Only Rs 5/- per person

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 9 km

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Naval Aviation Museum

Get awestruck by the amazing collection of The Naval Aviation Museum where you can witness the true essence of Military. This amazing museum is a must visit tourist place in Goa and lies in the vicinity of Vasco da Gama.

Here, one can see real Helicopters, Aircraft, Fighter Jets and learn about their history. The museum is a combination of two parts, one is the outdoor regions which exhibits the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arms and, another is the double-storey indoor gallery. The Naval Aviation Museum is the only of its kind in Asia. The outer region is a large park which has 13 aircraft in total namely, Sea Harrier, HAL Chetak, Westland Sea King and many more such decommissioned aircraft.

Location: 
Bogmalo Road, Dabolim AP Vasco da Gama, Mormugao, Goa 403806

Timings:
Tuesday - Sunday(9:30 AM - 5 PM)
               Monday(Remains Closed)

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20

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Casino Pride

Another amazing casino life could be experienced at Casino Pride which has its anchor tied down in Mandovi river. The casino boat has the best of the facilities and services having well-trained staff, delicious meals and a good range of drinks.

Moreover, the charm of the boat gets an upgradation with the performance of skilled dancers, acts by celebrities, people counting their winning amount while enjoying offers on unlimited drinks.

Entry Fees:
Rs 1500 on Monday-Thursday and Rs 2000 on Friday-Saturday

Timings:
Open 24x7 to all its guests.

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The Grande Island

“The Grande Island” also known as the Ilha Grande is one of the most amazing discoveries in Goa. The Island is a house of Palm trees, jaw-dropping marine life experiences, and extraordinary sunsets.

The Island is not only for the adventure buffs but is also a perfect destination for couples looking for a less crowded place with amazing facilities. One can indulge in sight-seeing, snorkeling, sea walk, swimming, and many more aqua activities. The outstanding activity which can be witnessed here is, Scuba diving which gives you a picture of the underwater kingdom making it one the most amazing places to visit in South Goa.

Apart from these, one will also have instances when they can delve in dolphin sighting which is an amazing experience and cannot be experienced everywhere.

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Anjuna Market

Let us give you a glimpse of why Anjuna Market is one of the utmost amazing tourist places in North Goa? Wednesday flea market that sells everything at a dirt cheap rate will bring one closer to this place. This place is so much livelier to chill at that you never want to leave it but alas, it's just a day in the week that it gains its prominence on.

One can find here handmade clothing, jewellery, beach clothes, hammocks, Buddha or Shiva statues and anything that trance magic can provide you. Grab a drink, have some stall food, wear hippie jewellery and dive in a completely new era at Anjuna flea market.

Timings: Wednesday, 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM

Location: South end of Anjuna beach.

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