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Monsoon Special: Water Sports in Private Beach, Goa

Monsoon Special: Water Sports in Private Beach, Goa

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Scuba Diving in Malvan with Watertsports- Flat 30% off

Scuba Diving in Malvan with Watertsports- Flat 30% off

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Dudhsagar Falls And Spice Plantation Full Day Tour - 20% Off

Dudhsagar Falls And Spice Plantation Full Day Tour - 20% Off

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North Goa Sightseeing Full Day Tour - Flat 16% Off

North Goa Sightseeing Full Day Tour - Flat 16% Off

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Romantic Couple Shoot in Goa

Romantic Couple Shoot in Goa

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Dining and Party Cruise at Goa

Dining and Party Cruise at Goa

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Full Day Sightseeing Tour of South Goa, Flat 23% Off

Full Day Sightseeing Tour of South Goa, Flat 23% Off

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Adventure Activities With Boat Tour in Goa, Flat 15% Off

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Monsoon Special: Water Sports in Private Beach, Goa

Monsoon Special: Water Sports in Private Beach, Goa

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Scuba Diving in Malvan with Watertsports- Flat 30% off

Scuba Diving in Malvan with Watertsports- Flat 30% off

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Grande Island Trip & Water Sports Combo, Goa - Flat 23% Off

Grande Island Trip & Water Sports Combo, Goa - Flat 23% Off

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Scuba Diving at Grande Island in Goa- Flat 40% off

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Jumbo Activity Package Goa

Jumbo Activity Package Goa

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Scuba Diving in Tarkarli

Scuba Diving in Tarkarli

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Flyboarding at Vagator, Goa - Flat 17% off

Flyboarding at Vagator, Goa - Flat 17% off

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Snorkeling and Bat Island Trip in Goa - Flat 27% Off

Snorkeling and Bat Island Trip in Goa - Flat 27% Off

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Cycling At Divar And Chorao Islands - Flat 18% Off

Cycling At Divar And Chorao Islands - Flat 18% Off

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Crab Catching Along with Delicious Dinner, Goa - Flat 22% Off

Crab Catching Along with Delicious Dinner, Goa - Flat 22% Off

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Experience Fishing in Goa Sea - Flat 17% Off

Experience Fishing in Goa Sea - Flat 17% Off

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Cultural Walk Tour Goa: Art Trail Special

Cultural Walk Tour Goa: Art Trail Special

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Deep Sea Fishing in Goa

Deep Sea Fishing in Goa

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Sunset Cruise Experience in Goa

Sunset Cruise Experience in Goa

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Backwater Dolphin Spotting Tour, Goa

Backwater Dolphin Spotting Tour, Goa

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Motor Yacht Experience in Goa

Motor Yacht Experience in Goa

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1 Night Luxury Houseboat in Goa

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Sunset Charter Cruise Experience

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Backwater Dolphin Spotting Charter Boat Tour

Backwater Dolphin Spotting Charter Boat Tour

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  • Comparatively astonishing is South Goa, the more pristine tourist destination in Goa which displays way more than Calangute Beach, Baga Beach etc. Here is a list of things to do in South Goa that will help you go through the various colourful items and places at the sizzling spot of Goa. But here also, there are an umpteen number of beaches- lazy, wonderful, and less crowded yet immaculate with the presence of clean shore, green end lines, and crystal clear water in the sea.

    Some of the best beaches in Goa are here named as Palolem Beach, Butterfly Beach, Agonda Beach and Polem Beach. Arrive in South Goa, to be a part of the slow moving crowd and the not so famed spots of attraction. Water sports and activities are not a new member in South Goa as well. You will come across some of the most selling water sports like Upper Sauri Canyoning, skiing at Majorda Beach, winch boat parasailing at Mobor Beach and Ringo ride at Mobor Beach.

    Adventurous trek to Todo waterfall, rappelling and rock climbing in Netravali wildlife sanctuary, the church visits, the overnight cruises, shopping at the flea markets, spice plantation and temple tours, food tours, full moon parties at the beaches, dolphin spotting on different islands and many more are there to promise you the best time ever in Goa. South Goa is brimming with activities which are rare and uncommon in North Goa.

  • Adventure Activities in South Goa

  • 01Water Sports

    Water Sports
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    A favourite among tourists, especially the adventure enthusiasts, is water sports in Goa. The beaches and landscape provide the ideal backdrop for the same. Head to water sport centres in Palolem and Cavellossem beaches where you can enjoy banana rides, jet skiing, boat rides, dolphin trips, bumper rides as well as parasailing. The ideal time to indulge in this activity is during October – May.

    Among the sought-after things to do in Goa, most of the water sports are handled by guides. Pay heed to the guidance given. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and most importantly do not venture into the water without functional life jackets. 

    You can also check out some of the adventurous activities in Goa other than water sports.

    Best Selling Watersports Experiences in South Goa:

    1) Upper Sauri Canyoning In Goa
    2) Water Skiing At Majorda Beach
    3) Winch Boat Parasailing At Mobor Beach, Goa
    4) Banana Boat, Ringo Ride And Jet Skiing In Goa
    5) Ringo Ride Mania At Mobor Beach, Goa

    Must check out resorts in Goa.
    Half Day Grande Island Trip, Goa | Book @ ₹1220 Only!

    Half Day Grande Island Trip, Goa | Book @ ₹1220 Only!

    NNNNM1000 Ratings

    h7 HourslCandolim

    O1,570

    Starting from

    O1,220

  • 02South Goa Heritage Tour

    South Goa Heritage Tour
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    Goa is home to some of India’s best heritage sites owing to the wonderful architecture on display as well as the local culture which appeals to a wide section of people. A Goa Heritage Tour is the perfect way to explore the various historically significant locations on offer. The cathedrals stand out as architectural marvels (Basilica of Bon Jesus and Se Cathedral). There are a few museums which showcase the local culture of the place.

    The best way to undertake a heritage tour in South Goa is by walking to some of these destinations. There are usually guides that are well-informed about the places. The Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Wax World Museum and Shri Manguesh Temple are just some of the heritage sites which are form part of the tour itinerary and are also regarded as some of the most interesting tourist places to visit in South Goa.

    When embarking on these tours, it is advised to dress comfortably, wear sneakers to support long walks and carry water for replenishment.

    Full Day Sightseeing Tour of South Goa, Flat 23% Off

    Full Day Sightseeing Tour of South Goa, Flat 23% Off

    NNNNN1636 Ratings

    h10 HourslSouth Goa

    O530

    Starting from

    O379

  • 03Adventure Jungle Treks

    Adventure Jungle Treks

    One of the ways to appreciate the flora and fauna of Goa is to undertake a trek. Unravelling uncharted territories, they are usually designed to provide a wholesome experience to the group members. 

    The Cotiago Wildlife Sanctuary is one such place which provides the setting for a fun and adventurous trek and should be on the list of places to visit in South Goa.

    The path undertaken in the sanctuary can be quite difficult in parts with the trail becoming muddy. Expect to catch a glimpse of some wild animals as well as some rare bird species and flora. Group members are instructed by the guides to dress comfortably to enjoy the trekking in Goa. Usually, enough pit stops are given to rest before starting again.

    Offbeat Jungle Walking Experiences in Goa:

    1) Adventure Jungle Walk In Goa
    2) Jungle Walk At Jungle Book, Goa

  • 04Scuba Diving in Malvan with Watertsports- Flat 30% off

    Scuba Diving in Malvan with Watertsports- Flat 30% off
    • h8 Hours
    • lMalvan
    • NNNNN414 ratings
    • Verified Local Operator
      Supplier
      Verified Local Operator


    About the Activity:

    - You will be picked up from Calangute /Baga /Candolim beach, based on your preference at 7.00 in the morning.
    From here, you will be driven to the  Malvan beach in a bus post which there will be a speed motor boat ride towards the diving area in the beach. After reaching the diving spot, your day will become amazing with activities like scuba diving, parasailing, banana ride , Bumper ride, Speed boat ride with Parasailing.
    - Don't worry, you will be well trained before scuba diving and your briefing will be done properly so you don't lose your calm in deep waters. 
    - Dive in the fun for a day and do not miss this trip which is worth to remember for in this life.
    -Witness some of the most beautiful corals and marine life with this Scuba Diving experience.
    -Dive into 25 to 30 feet underwater and get your pictures taken their to have some unforgettable memories.
    -Enjoy homely food after your scuba dive and head back home with an amazing experience. 

    Timings: 7:00 AM 

  • 05Crab Catching Along with Delicious Dinner, Goa - Flat 22% Off

    Crab Catching Along with Delicious Dinner, Goa - Flat 22% Off
    • h3 Hours
    • lNorth Goa
    • NNNNN145 ratings
    • Verified Local Operator
      Supplier
      Verified Local Operator
    Crab catching and having it in your meal is one of the most amazing thing to do in Goa. And sea food lovers understand it very well. This is why Thrillophilia has brought you this amazing activity.

    About the Activity:
    - You have to reach Coco beach where our representative will greet you and provide necessary equipment to catch the crabs.
    - After this, enjoy barbecuing the food along with 3 beers that will be served as well. As the dinner is prepared, hop on for your favorite meal and relish the best food and memories of your life.

    Available Timing :- 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

     

  • 06Full Day Sightseeing Tour of South Goa, Flat 23% Off

    Full Day Sightseeing Tour of South Goa, Flat 23% Off
    • h10 Hours
    • lSouth Goa
    • NNNNN1636 ratings
    • Verified Local Operator
      Supplier
      Verified Local Operator

    About the Activity:

    • Get away on a sightseeing tour of South Goa as you are picked up from the hotel in Candolim, Baga, Calangute and Panjim at around 08:30 AM by bus and 10:00 AM by Private Car(on extra cost).
    • This tour includes the famous Bom Jesus of Basilica church old goa, St Cathedral church, Mangeshi temple, Shantadurga Temple, Dona Paula jetty and Miramar beach. 
    • On the way back you have to option of going to the Boat Cruise with Music on the Mandovi River at an additional cost.
    • After the trip (7:00 pm) you will be dropped back to you pick up point.
  • Offbeat Activities in South Goa

  • 07Overnight Houseboat Cruise

    Overnight Houseboat Cruise
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    Romance the backwaters of South Goa and discover the place in a unique way. These boats are usually well-furnished and equipped with modern amenities and luxuries. The view provided will keep you gripped throughout the entire journey – one of the definite things to do in South Goa. Cruise in Goa is quite popular among the people who visit to Goa.

    One would find these boat house packages available at the Palolem and Cola beaches. While on the all – night journey, catch a glimpse of some heritage sites and old churches in Goa. Also, individuals on board the marvel at the range of flora and fauna that is visible.

    When on the boat house, be careful not to get to close to the railings especially when inebriated. For individuals prone to sea sickness, ensure that the appropriate medicine is carried on board. Make sure to carry warm clothes because the nights could get a little chilly especially during the winter months.

    Best Selling Housebaot Cruise Experiences:

    1) Overnight Houseboat Cruise, Chapora River, Goa
    2) Houseboat Cruise In Goa

    Overnight Houseboat Cruise in Goa

    Overnight Houseboat Cruise in Goa

    NNNNM40 Ratings

    d1 Dayn1 NightlSiolim

    O12,822

    Starting from

    O12,500

  • 08Dolphin Spotting

    Dolphin Spotting
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    Dolphin spotting tours is considered as a delightful activity in Goa. A boat will usually transport the group members to a particular point where they can catch a glimpse of the dolphins as well as the tricks they perform. This activity has now gained popularity for its appeal. Most people prefer to go in a group.

    The best time to undertake one of these tours would be during the winter months spanning November – February. 

    Parents are asked to ensure that their children do not get to close to the water to avoid any incidents. Also, all group members are asked to wear life jackets to be cautious.

    Scuba Diving packages in Goa are also available at this time to make the place more attractive to tourists.

    Dolphin Viewing at Mobor Beach, Goa

    Dolphin Viewing at Mobor Beach, Goa

    NNNNM27 Ratings

    h2 HourslMargao

    Starting from

    O800

  • 09Spice Plantation and Temples Tour

    Spice Plantation and Temples Tour
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    Among the best places to visit in South Goa, spice plantation is becoming popular because of the history involved. The price trade in Goa began with the entry of the Portugese in India.

     Spices were even used as a system of barter and were valued more than gold or any other form of currency.

    These are used today to add flavor to some authentic Goan dishes. A spice plantation tour will allow you to truly understand how these seasonings are grown, harvested and processed before being sold to the markets for purchase.

    Spice Plantation and Old Goa Church Tour

    Spice Plantation and Old Goa Church Tour

    NNNNM28 Ratings

    d1 DaylCollem

    O2,299

    Starting from

    O1,999

  • 10Visit to Churches

    Visit to Churches
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    The churches in Goa usually reflect the style and architecture of the Portugese even as they made home in the area in the early 15th Century. Several throng to these revered places to have a tryst with the divinity. 

    Some of the popular churches in South Goa include the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral and Church of Holy Spirit, among others. There are some historical monuments like the museum attached to St. Francis of Assissi Church. This museum also prohibits photography.

    There are so many places to visit in South Goa, each offering something fun and exciting to engage in -from visiting the local heritage sites to undertaking a trekking expedition or just partying the night away. A trip to South Goa is much cherished for all travellers who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

  • 11Full Moon Party at Colva Beach

    Full Moon Party at Colva Beach

    Nothing really embodies the spirit of Goa like a good full moon party on the beach. Full-moon parties are just as their name implies – an all-night party which is held just before, on or after a full moon. 

    They are usually bursting with energy and filled with people of different nationalities from around the world. Food and drinks flow freely and music blares all night. There are bars that come together to host a combined party, thereby catering to a large audience.

    Colva is known for its churches and its vibrant nightlife, which is replete with parties, discos and other night spots. Some of the other beaches which host these parties include Arossim Beach, Cavelossim and Dona Paula. 

    However, one should note that these full-moon parties can get quite suffocating because of the huge crowds of people that come to visit. The winter months are perfect for these full-moon parties as the weather is conducive to such an event.

    Guests at these parties are advised to keep their valuables at home because of the amount of people that attend these events. Despite the rush, Colva Beach is among the best places to visit in South Goa.

  • 12Ayurveda Massage

    Ayurveda Massage
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    Nothing is more relaxing and liberating that an ayurvedic massage while being surrounded by the peace and quiet that South Goa provides. Special medicinal oils are used which are heated at times to provide relief to the muscles, making it one of the best things to do in South Goa. The massages will not only help in relieving pain but will also increase blood circulation to revitalize the body.

    Margao, Palolem, Vasco Da Gama and Agonda are just some of the places that provide these ayurvedic massages. Other places include Vendankur Ayurvedic, Yoga and Panchakarma Clinic and Sathgiri Ashram in Vasco Da Gama.

    These ayurvedic massages of India are designed to relieve body pain but they also help in healing certain ailments which can be caused as a result of stress. Most of these centres usually provide the Marmas in Ayurvedic Massage where the forefinger is used to increase circulation and release toxins around the forehead area.

    There are beauty massages also given by these ayurvedic experts. There are also ayurvedic massage houseboats which provide these massages to a lot of people at a time. These treatments are beneficial throughout the year and you can opt for a specific one depending upon the climate.

    Ayurvedic De -stress Spa in South Goa

    Ayurvedic De -stress Spa in South Goa

    NNNNM32 Ratings

    d6 Daysn5 NightslCandolim

  • 13Shopping in Covered Market Margao

    Shopping in Covered Market Margao
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    If you ever decide to visit the small town of Margao in South Goa, you must visit the main tourist attraction there – the covered markets, among the best places to visit in South Goa. The entire bazaar is loud and comprises of a fish and produce market. The varieties of fish and other seafood available for sale are worth the buy.

    They are sold fresh and are great when making an authentic Goan dish. The best time to visit the market is during the early parts of the morning when the produce is fresh – and when the aroma is pretty awesome too.

  • 14Try Goan Seafood

    Try Goan Seafood
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    Apart from its beaches, Goa is also famously known for the wide range of seafood on offer. One can buy a variety which includes pomfret, shark, tuna, mackerel, prawns, squid, mussels and lobsters, among others. Popular delicacies which one should taste in Goa are the Goan fish curry, Prawn Balchow and Prawn and Lady Finger Curry, among a host of other dishes which are available locally.

    Some of the best places to dig in some sumptuous seafood in South Goa include Gaffinos in Cavelossim Beach and Johncy’s in Benaulim Beach, a few of the beach shacks serve authentic Goan food as well. One of the best things to do in South Goa is to find a shack that serves these delicacies and enjoy a good meal.

  • 15Beach Football at Varca Beach

    Beach Football at Varca Beach
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    For sports enthusiast, playing beach football on Varca Beach is a riveting experience. The beauty of the beach lies in its white sands and the sense of privacy that it provides. The wide, unhindered expanse makes it perfect for a game of football on the shore. 

    There is no obstruction in the form of people – this is a hidden gem which many people do not know much about.

    However, it should be noted that people wanting to engage in a game of football should play farther from the sea to avoid the waves disrupting the game. Do carry a first-aid kit in case there are any individuals from the group who might get cut as a result of contact with the sometimes coarse sand.

Attractions

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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.


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Temple of Bodgeshwar

Welcome yourself to one of the most enchanting pilgrimages centres, which is additionally an unbeatable place to visit in North Goa. Well settled in Mapusa, the temple is situated within the lush green environment and contains a small shrine within dedicated to Kanakeshwar Baba or Bodgeshwar, locally known as Bongini.

Famous for fulfilling the desires of its devotees, it also gets a flock of people searching for peace and a calm mind. Every year, a cultural festival also take place in the month of December of January and the location gets thronged by locals as well as tourists.

Location: Mapusa at Calangute - Mapusa Road.

Entry Fees: No fees required for entry.

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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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