Places to visit in Goa
If you love to go for dine, drink and dance, than the land of Goa is a perfect place for you. There are many beaches, historical monuments and churches that can help one slip back to the past. One can notice the Portuguese and French culture here in the normal life as well as architecture of different monuments. Here are some important spots that one cannot afford to miss while being on trip to Goa.
It is one of the largest beaches in North Goa and is often termed as “Queen of beaches”. This beach is 15 km away from the capital city of Goa, Panaji. It is known for its lively and festive environment and is visited by people from all over the world. It is one of the most commercial beaches in Goa and a number one attraction for tourists who love to have some quality time at a beach and with aqua sports. This beach is also famous for eating together in clubs, shacks, etc. There are many water activities that can be performed here such as water surfing, jet- skiing, parasailing etc.
2. Baga Beach:
This beach is located 30 km from the North of Panaji. This beach is known for its night celebration and is famous for some clubs such as Mambos, Titos and Brittos. And like any other beach in Goa, it is famous for many water sports. This beach is named after “Baga creek” which flows in Arbian Sea. One can enjoy morning breeze and beautiful sunsets which is enjoyed with best custom services. The beach parties on this beach have been a prime attractions for tourists.
3. Basilica of Bom Jesus:
This church has the remains of St. Francis Xavier which is kept in a tomb. The remains are known to be in good condition even after 400 years of existence. His remains are taken out after every 10 years. Goa being a part of Portuguese rule has this at their heritage and is a historic church which is visited by people from all around the world.
4. Anjuna Beach:
It is one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa with soft white sand and elegant palm trees. This beach is a hot spot for tourists from all the corners and is famous among locals as well. During full moon, there are parties which are a center of attraction to the visitors. This beach is located on the west cost by the Arabian Sea and is perfect place to visit for sunset views. This beach is known for its rocky structure which beautifully comes out from the sea.
5. Palolem Beach:
This beach is situated in South Goa and is the most beautiful beach to visit. The beach is often known for its tourist attraction. This beach is surrounded by lofty hills on both sides. One can also find dolphins in the sea. The beach looks bewitching and is covered with rocks at one end which looks beautiful and is the reason for tourist attraction.