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11 Best Places to Visit in Goa You Cannot Afford to Miss

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Goa is the sure-shot mecca for the fun and thrill seekers. The fun capital of India is famous for its amazing beaches, cashew fenny, flea markets, lovely festivals and the sheer crazy vibe that’s formed its identity over the years. Although this hip and happening destination in India is filled with many interesting places that are a hit among the tourists, we bet what we are pointing out here, are the best places to visit in Goa. Now, these aren’t just beaches but an exciting list of various places of interest including Goa’s bustling markets, old forts, pulsating pubs and beautiful churches. So, sit tight and get acquainted with the best of the best places to visit in Goa, with a promise you won’t miss out on, on your next trip to this ‘beachy’ paradise.

Best Places to Visit in Goa

1. Aguada Beach

The pristine beach with a scenic allure

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Known for: Aguada fort built in the 1600s by Portuguese, ancient citadels and lighthouse in the distance, with a beautiful view from the latter most

Best Time to Visit: October to March

 

2. Baga Beach

Beach parties, watersports, lip-smacking food- surely the best place to visit in Goa

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Known for: Watersports like parasailing, and beach shacks offering delicious seafood, braid or tattoo making, sultry music etc.

Best Time to Visit: November to March

 

3. Anjuna Beach

Hippie’s paradise

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Known for: Wild full-moon and trance parties, hippie culture, eastern art and ideas combined with western music

Best Time to Visit: Wednesdays around 11 am is the best time to experience the burst of colours at Anjuna

 

Best Historical Sites in Goa

4. Bom Basilica of Jesus

One of the oldest and the most beautiful churches in Goa

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Known for: Holds relics of St. Francis Xavier, world-famous Roman Catholic Church built in a Baroque style of architecture

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 9:00 am to 6:30 pm & Sun 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

 

5. Chapora Fort

One of the best places to visit in Goa

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Known for: Attractive ruins with a panoramic view of the union of sea and river

 

Best Natural Wonders in Goa

6. Cotigoa Wildlife Sanctuary

Land of an enchanting wilderness

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Known for: Tranquil environments with plush nature and wildlife including laughing hyenas, monkeys, sloth bears etc.

 

7. Chorao Island

The rustic sleeping beauty

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Known for: Being an old settlement of Portuguese noblemen that showcases decrepit villas, churches and beautiful environs

Distance from Panaji: 8.4 km (40 min)

 

Best Party Hubs in Goa

8. Tito’s Club

The dance central of Goa

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Known for: Huge dance floor, amazing music and special performances including pyrokinetic acts

Timings: 9:00 pm to 3:30 am

 

9. Mambo’s

Where the night’s always young

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Known for: Fantastic music of different genres including trance, retro etc. and delicious drinks

Timings: 6:00 pm to 4:00 am

 

Best Shopping Spots in Goa

10. Saturday Night Market

Everything under the sun

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Known for: A variety of items from spices and liquor to vintage items to jewellery

 

11. Anjuna Flea Market

Bargainers keepers

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Known for: A Wednesday-only market, selling a spectacular array of goods from unique creations to electronic items, fruits, clothes, accessories etc.


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