Goa, the party destination, is the most chilled out place in the country! The place has some magnetic power that it allures and attracts tourists like crazy. The love for Goa is incomparable totally. The villas, cottages, beaches, clubs, pubs, shacks, greenery, nature, sports activity, and everything about Goa is something that people love and that makes Goa one of the most popular holiday destinations in India. We are quite sure you have or will have plans for Goa. While in Goa, do consider visiting these 10 places in the state for sure.
The most loved fort of Goa is the Fort Aguada that takes you back in the history. Also, it takes you to some iconic spots featured in the Bollywood movies as well. The fort is huge & beautiful, and has a lot of history attached to unveil. The fort overlooks the Sinquerim beach in North Goa.
The next gorgeous fort to visit in Goa is Chapora fort. It stands tall at the mouth of the Chapora river as a guard. You will have the gorgeous view of the coastline from here. Though a visitor mostly finds ruins here but those are beautiful.
Goa is known for its beautiful churches, cathedrals, chapels and convents. The most beautiful of them is the Basilica of Bom Jesus. The mortal of St. Francis Xavier is preserved here and it is also declared as the World heritage site by UNESCO.
The most popular and beautiful street of Goa is the Fontainhas. It is a very colourful lane having the cultural vestiges of the Portuguese colonial era. Amalgam of Portuguese and Konkani cultures is a top attraction. The architecture looks so splendid here that you would adore it for sure.
The most alive beach of the place is the Baga beach. You will find the best crowd and most fun experiences on Baga beach of Goa. There are some of the best restaurants and pubs at this beach that you would love.
If you are fond of Goan shacks then the best ones are on the Calangute beach. Also, the best water sports of Goa are carried out on the Calangute beach. The beaches of Goa are very clean and you will also find line of palm trees around.
Dudhsagar falls look extremely white like milk and that is the reason they are called as the Dudhsagar falls. During the monsoons, the waterfalls look insanely pretty when accompanied by rainfall. The speed of the waterfalls is so fast that it looks like it is falling in fury. The whole view of the place is so damn amazing.
Try out some other setting in Goa. If wishing for solitude, nature in its opulence and rudimentary but quite needful places for food and lodging, Goa has several beaches offering this unique setting. Vagator Beach does not disappoint a tourist by offering stay, food and lots of rocks and shacks. So, it is beach you should try out. There are so many beautiful restaurants nearby to make your trip to the beach even more fun.
Pandava Caves and Aravalem Falls
If you are a nature lover then you will love this place. The Pandava cave is divided into 5 compartments and they look so beautiful. You will also find Arvalem falls nearby and the whole place looks very beautiful and unique in all terms.
Arpora Night Market
Goa is famous for flea markets and their shopping collection. The most famous flea market of Goa is the Arpora night market. The market was started by the hippies to sell some hippie and fun stuff and now it has grown. The market is held every Saturday. The Anjuna flea market is another regular market of Goa.
We know, there are scores of more places that you can visit and explore in Goa but we had to fit the top 10 and hence these. If you are on a weekend trip to Goa then you can cover these places easily as well. Just hire a cab and explore it in your way.