Goa (Panjim)

Welcome To Goa Panjim

Goa, place to relax your all the tensions and body. Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Its long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 is evident in its preserved 16th-century churches and the area’s tropical spice plantations. Goa is also known for its beaches, ranging from popular stretches at Baga and Palolem to laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda

Goa being in the tropical zone has a warm and humid climate .Goa consists of 3 seasons namely the summer, rainy or the wet season and the cool season .temperatures can reach a max of 35 degrees in summer and 18 degrees in the cool season , the rainy or wet season last between june and september.Best weather for Goa traveling is December to March.

Goa is known by two names South Goa or North Goa. In South or North Goa many of beaches are there . North Goa Beaches are Sinquerim, Candolim, Calangute, Baga, Anjuna, Vagator, Morjim and Arambol are the beaches. South Goa Beaches are Palolem, Agonda, Varca,Cavelossim,Mobor, Colva, Majorda, Bogmalo, Benaulim, and Betul are the beaches. On beaches lots of adventure activities there you can chose it if u like the adventure. Goa most famous place is Dudhsagar Falls Goa. Dudhsagar Falls is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa. It is 60 km from Panaji by road and is located on the Madgaon-Belgaum rail route about 46 km east of Madgaon and 80 km south of Belgaum. Dudhsagar Falls totally based in Jungle the visitors like this place very much. Must Visit Dudhsagar Falls otherwise your Goa tour looks like empty.

In Goa Church`s are many but the famous are Se Cathedral and Bom Jesus Basilica. 

Se Cathedral is one of the largest Churches in Asia and is dedicated to St. Catherine. Built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Muslim rulers of Goa, it took almost 80 years to build. Legend has it that the Golden bell of this Cathedral could be heard all over Goa. One of the bell towers was destroyed during a lightening storm leaving the Church with a unique asymmetrical structure.

Bom Jesus Basilica apart from its unique baroque architecture, this Basilica is significant to the Goans since it holds the mortal remains of one of the patron Saints of Goa – St. Francis Xavier. Francis Xavier died on board a ship and his body was taken to Malacca, also a Portuguese colony at that stage. It was later decided that he should be buried in Goa. On the arrival of his body in Goa, more than 2 years after his death, people noticed that Francis Xaviers body hadn’t decomposed.

Goa famous food is Goan Fish Curry. Most Of Goan eats Scorpio and the others sea food. Goa most famous market is Goa saturday night market. The night market in Arpora, also known as The Saturday Night Market or Ingos Saturday Nite Bazaar is the largest shopping and entertainment event, which reflects the cosmopolitan and distinctive culture of Goa state in the best way.As you can see from the name, the market takes place on Saturdays. This event happens only during the high tourist season on a large fenced area between the Arpora and Anjuna city resorts. The first season night market is usually arranged before the New Year, while the last one is organized at the end of April (the business hours: from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m).

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