Out of 29 states in India, Goa is one of them situated on the western coast of India. It is separated from the Deccan highlands with the Western Ghats. Goa is surrounded by the Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka to the east, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India’s smallest state by the area where the population is very less. Because of the coastal region, Goa has beautiful beaches where people from all over the world come to enjoy and have fun. It has the highest GDP among all Indian states. Goa is mostly famous for its numerous places where people can enjoy and connect with nature. These places o visit in goa include museums, lakes, rivers, wildlife sanctuary, adventurous sports, beaches and various other tourist spots.
Goa is also known as a coastal paradise. It is suitable for all types of tourists such as families, friends, couples, holiday vacations and other purposes such as meetings, ventures etc.
10 places to visit in Goa are as follows-
Church of Basilica of Bom Jesus
The Basilica of Bom Jesus Church tells a historical story about its foundation and the creative architectural style. Architecture can gather more information and it is very useful for studying architecture though it has five styles of three-storied structures like Corinthian, Composite, Doric, Ionic and Roman. Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, Chapel of St Francis Xavier, Carved Columns, Gilded reredos with the statues of St. Ignatius and the Infant Jesus, Main altar for its carving and gilding, Modern art gallery paintings, Painting of the relics of the saint, Paintings of the Saints, Quadrangular pediment at the top of the facade, Sacristy – Chest containing the Golden Rose and Statue of St. Francis Xavier are the topmost highlights of the Basilica of Bom Jesus Church.
This is the largest beach in Goa and is also known as Queen of Beaches. It has been recorded in the top ten beaches in the world which attracts the most tourist in Goa. Because of the big size of the beach,it includes various activities that can entirely fill your mind with joy and happiness.
Candolim Beach is one of the longest and very popular beaches among other beaches in Goa. It starts from Fort Aguada. It entertains the tourists by providing water sports activities full of adventures. And the Calangute road in Candolim Beach is decorated with numerous shops and restaurants. Tasting delicious seafood, water sports and shopping are things to do in Candolim Beach.
The largest water reservoir and 402 years plus old fort in Asia are Aguada Fort in Goa. The glorious look of river Mandovi and Daredevil look of Arabian Sea and an old lighthouse along with the wonderful fort are the mesmerizing beauty of Fort Aguada in Goa. It’s speciality the extraordinary beauty of Italian architecture and also for Portuguese Military architecture. Ma De Agna or Mother of Water is another interesting sight to visit here. It is located in Sinquerim village near Candolim.
The location of Dudhsagar waterfalls is a part of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary which is located in Sanguem Taluka in Goa. The perfect time to visit this Dudhsagar waterfall is during the monsoon season.
This beach is one of the most famous beaches in Goa where people can enjoy different sightseeing and explore more. This beach won’t make you bored as the surrounding is full of adventure and sports activities. You can soak in the sunlight, dive in the water and fly in the sky with the help of a parachute.
Roam at Tito’s Street
This place is India’s favourite party place where tourists come in order to celebrate their birthdays, reunions etc. It has been given the name of Rome because of its beautiful Tito street which attracts and allures the tourists.
If tourists plan to enjoy the Goa tour then they should never miss Chapora Fort. Chapora Fort feeds not only the amazing view of Arabian Sea, Anjuna and Vagator beach, dusky sunset, charming view of Chapora and enchanting flow of Chapora river. It also fulfils the excitement of water sports and daring open-air cafes.
Another name of turtle Beach is Galgibaga which is located in south Goa. It is the nesting ground for olive turtles. Pet lovers can relax and spend time here without disturbing the turtle’s independence. Cola Beach, MAllikarjun Temple, Patnem Beach, Palolem Beach and Talpona Beach are the neighbouring tourist places for Turtle Beach to visit.
The famous name of this club is Nightclub in the sky. People come here to party, dance, chill or hang out at night. Because of the lights of the club, the sky looks more pleasant and elegant. One must come here to enjoy and feel the happiness in the club. It also has a variety of mocktails, drinks as well as alcohol.
Therefore, these were the best ten places to visit in Goa where one should go and enjoy with friends, families and their loved ones.