Attractions in Goa
Anjuna is one of the prettiest villages in Goa. Once a party-town, Anjuna is known for the full-moon parties, hippie- travelers, and romantic beach. The city is perfect to relax and enjoy the sea.
Calangute and Baga Beach
Music, pubs, and beaches make Calangute astounding. Baga is the extension of Calangute and is known for its picturesque scenery. The rocks and vegetation along with the tidal river that meets the sea is a refreshing site for tourists. The brightly colored fishing boats are the main attraction of the beach.
Candolim is a popular attraction among the places to visit in North Goa. This place has an impressive beachfront, wooden huts, and resorts. A favorite backpacker spot, Candolim is less crowded and that makes it perfect to enjoy a soothing sunset or beach time. A prominent attraction of Candolim is the residential palace, Cabo Palace(Raj Bhavan) which is known as “Palacio do Cabo".
Chapora is Goa's main fishing port. However, the town is famous for the beautiful Portuguese-built Chapora fort. The fort gained attention after the most renowned movie of all times, Dil Chahta Hai.
The oldest and largest resort town, Colva has a pleasant climate. The Colva beach has a wide range of hotels, souvenir stalls and coffee/snack bars strewn, etc. This beach town set a fine example of Portuguese culture, elegance, history, and architecture.
Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
Established in 1969, The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, is one of the scenic parks perfect for a pleasant day-trip. The sanctuary is known for animals including tigers, leopards, wild boar, gaur, porcupines, sloth bears, and hyenas.
Dudhsagar Falls nestling in the laps of Western Ghats is a world-famous multi-tiered water-falls. Those who visit the falls can enjoy rock-climbing too. The best way to reach the falls is to hire a jeep and you will enjoy a mesmerizing ride through the woods.
Perched on the Sinquerim beach, Fort Aguada is an architectural wonder that attracts people around the globe. The visitors of the fort are always stunned by the beauty of the lighthouse and the view of the beautiful Arabian sea.
This beach is famous for being the breeding grounds of Olive Ridley Turtles otherwise known as Pacific Turtles. The beach doesn’t offer activities that interest tourists but anyone would love to sit and indulge in the beauty of the place.
Palácio do Deão
The stunning colonial architecture Palácio stands-out at Quepem. A guided tour followed by a delicious Goan lunch, dinner, or tea ( as per timing) at the terrace overlooking the river makes your visit even more beautiful.
Panjim, the state capital of Goa is one of the most prominent attractions protected by hill forts. During November, Panjim gains attention from movie-lovers as the town hosts the International Film Festival of India or IFFI. A major attraction of Goa is The Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and St. Francis Assisi church.
Saturday Night Bazaars
Saturday Night Bazaar is another attraction of North Goa that should never be missed. The market is famous for the local food, a variety of souvenir shops, cloth stalls, Jewellery shops, both Indian and Foreign, music bands and more.
One of the most sought-after tourist destinations; Vagator is famous for two sandy beaches, Big Vagator and Small Vagator. Tourists flock to the Vagator cliff to party and enjoy the sunset view.