Top 15 best place to visit in Goa 2020| Things to keep in mind before visit
Top 15 places best place to visit in Goa
A Trip to Goa is a permanent bucket list option for youngsters, honeymoon goers, family holiday, or a weekend gateway. The smallest state of India does come with a package for every type of person. It has a wide variety of water sports to choose from for the adventurous souls, golden and white sand beaches for the carefree travelers, romantic rendezvous for the honeymoon couple and a perfect party destination for the party lovers!
Visit these top 15 places best place to visit in Goa
Goa’s best beach. With numerous options for water activity. Tourists from all over the world visit this beach when in Goa. Calangute has huge accommodation and it is well connected to other beaches as well.
Basilica of Bom Jesus
located in Panaji and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built-in 1594 it was first consecrated in 1605. The tomb and remains of St. Francis Xavier are still preserved in the Church and taken out once every 10 Years.
This Fort is 18 Km from Panjim, on the sands of Sinquerim beach is the 17Th Century Portuguese fort. It is famous for one of a kind four-story lighthouse and a beautiful view of the sunset.
The perfect place to enjoy the night-life of Goa. In addition, it boasts of the signature places such as Britto’s, Tito’s, and Mambos. This is no doubt one of the most visited beaches in North Goa.
Cruise in Goa
The best way to experience the beautiful blue water along with romantic sunsets is on a Cruise. There are multiple options to choose from, ranging from a romantic dinner cruise, a Casino cruise, a simple cruise, and a backwater cruise.
Famous for its rocky outcrops, flee markets, nightclubs, full-moon parties, Anjuna beach is a must-visit for tourists.
Dudhsagar meaning ‘Sea of Milk’, Dudhsagar is one of India’s tallest waterfalls. This requires one full day as it’s 60Km from Panjim. Adventure lovers as well as trekking enthusiasts should never skip this when in Goa.
If you are looking out for options to have a mesmerizing view of the Arabian sea, Dona Paula is the place. You can even spot some dolphins if you are lucky!
Mostly famous after the release of ‘Dil Chata Hai’, this Portuguese fort has a beautiful view of the sea and Chapora river.
This white sand beach is known for the little shops and shacks all around.
Also known as ‘Little Russia’, this beach is home to numerous birds and some endangered animals.
Church of St. Cajetan
Having a significant resemblance to the St Peters Basilica in Rome, this church is visited by tourists and devotees alike. Being a part of the World Heritage site, this is definitely a must-visit when in Goa.
Monastery of St. Augustine
Considered as the biggest church, this 17Th Century structure is in ruins now. Do give it a visit and gauge the grand monastery when it was intact.
Every state has some hidden gem which has not yet gained popularity among the tourists. Kakolem Beach is the same for Goa. You would need to hike a bit to reach this hidden beauty. However, it is worth the visit.
Santa Cruz Church
The largest parish in Goa. Built-in 1957 in Noe-Roman style to convert people to Christianity. The best time to visit this church is in the first week of May, as the feast of the church is celebrated at the time.
Apart from the listed items, there are numerous places to visit in Goa. You can take your own time ad explore. Just lay on the beaches for a perfect sun-tanned body or have nigh out pub crawling. Goa has all the things you would need for a perfect holiday.
Written By: Payel Mukherjee (Travelofina Travel Stories).