Tourist Places in Goa

Places to Visit in Goa


Goa is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Goa is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Goa. There are 292 tourist places in Goa, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Goa can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Goa for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Goa Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Goa, browse through photos & pictures, explore Goa using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Goa, which are great places to visit, are Baga River, Kalacha Beach, Baga Beach, St. Michael\'s Church, Betalbatim Beach, Ghat Of Har Ki Pauri, St. Michael's Church, Terekhol Fort, Aguada Fort, Shiv Murti. Goa can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Goa Tourist Places



  • Type: Place of Worship
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Parra, Miramar
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5.0 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Parra village is located at a distance of 20.1 km from Miramar. The Church of St. Anne, built in 1649, and the Ganesh Tollem Lake are the prominent attractions of the site. The village is known for its watermelons and imitation jewellery. Read More »
  • Type: Beach
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Miramar Beach, Miramar
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4.9 / 7 1
21 Ratings & 18 Reviews
Miramar Beach, also known as the Gaspar Dias, lies close to the estuary of Mandovi River. In Portuguese, Miramar means ‘viewing the sea’. The beach, lined with palm trees and facing the Arabian Sea, is visited by people for morning and evening walks. This 2 km... Read More »
"Be there at sunshine"Dec 27, 2015 "Good one"Dec 26, 2015
  • Type: Place of Worship
Aldona, Mapusa
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5 Ratings & 1 Review
Aldona village is located in the Bardez taluk, on the banks of the River Mapusa and lies at a distance of around 8.2 km from the destination. The village is popular among tourists for the St. Thomas Church that was constructed in 1596. The church displays beautiful statues and... Read More »
"Enjoy the echo"Dec 30, 2015
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Museum, Panjim
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5.9 / 7 1
49 Ratings & 23 Reviews
"Must visit Museum by art lovers"Jan 6, 2016 "Not so worth"Jan 4, 2016
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Aldona, Miramar
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Aldona village, situated in the Bardez taluk, is about 21 km away from the destination. The St. Thomas Church, built in 1956, is the prime attraction of the site. Located on the banks of the Mapusa River, the church displays symbolic biblical murals and idols. It is believed... Read More »
  • Type: Beach
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Majorda, Margao
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6.5 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Majorda Beach is situated in the Salcete taluka and is dotted with several famous hotels and resorts of Goa. This beach also has restaurants and beach shacks, where Goan, European and Indian cuisine can be tasted by tourists. Read More »
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  • Type: Beach
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Arpora, Mapusa
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2 Ratings & 1 Review
Arpora is popular for its small beaches and is located at a distance of 8.5 km from the destination. The Sankavaddi temple is one of the prime attractions of the site. Another popular site is the St. Joseph’s High School, which was constructed by Brother Robert... Read More »
"Memorable experience"Jan 26, 2016
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Margao, Varca
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3 Ratings & 1 Review
Margao, also known as Moddganv or Margaon, is the second largest city and commercial capital of Goa. Located in the Salcete taluka, the city serves as the administrative headquarters of South Goa District. Tourists to Margao can visit City Hall, Municipal Garden, Narcinva D.... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Saligao, Mapusa
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7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Saligao village is situated at a distance of around 6.4 km from the Mapusa town. The site is renowned for an ancient parish church that has been constructed in the Gothic style. The initial name of the village Salgaon was changed to Saligao by Portuguese. The village derives... Read More »
  • Type: Street
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18th June Road, Panjim
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6.2 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
18th June Road has been named after an anti-colonial protest launched by socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia in 1946. Shops located along this road sell cashew nuts in varied flavours and spices. From the street, tourists can buy books and CDs of Goa's very popular Konkani music. Read More »
  • Type: Beach
Majorda Beach, Velsao
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Places to Visit in Goa
Majorda Beach is among the southern beaches of Goa that has a lot of palm groves. Situated in the Salcete taluka, this beach is known for hotels and resorts. Tourists visiting this beach can taste the cuisine of Goa, Europe and India at a number of restaurants and beach shacks... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
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Parra, Mapusa
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7.0 / 7 1
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Parra lies at a distance of around 4.2 km from the Mapusa town and is known for its watermelons. The Ganesh Tollem Lake and Church of St. Anne are the prime attractions of the site. The Church of St. Anne, built in 1649 is also popular. Parra village is also known for the... Read More »
"Place Of Porikkars"Dec 10, 2015
  • Type: Beach
Coco Beach, Miramar
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6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Coco Beach is located 14.6 km away from Miramar. It is dotted with thick plantations of palm trees and the seashore offers beautiful views of sunrise and sunset. Fishing is the main occupation of the people. The site is famous for its watersports as the sea water is calm... Read More »
  • Type: Beach
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Basilica of Bom Jesus, Panjim
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6.0 / 7 1
40 Ratings & 31 Reviews
Basilica of Bom Jesus, often called as Basilica of Good Jesus, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Possessing the example of Baroque architecture, the church is India’s first minor basilica named after infant Jesus. Holding the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, the... Read More »
"For history lovers"3 months ago "A must see"3 months ago
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  • Type: Village
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Moira, Bardez
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4.8 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Moira is a village located in North Goa and is a famous tourist attraction. This place is known for its bananas. These bananas are known as Mundollchim kellim in local Konkani language. Moira also contains the famous parish church. Read More »
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Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Dona Paula
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5.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Secretariat, Panjim
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6.8 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Secretariat is 16th century Palace of Goa that is situated along the side of the river in Panjim. This is the oldest structure, which at once used to be the palace of a Muslim ruler, Adil Shah, a Sultan of Bijapur. In 1759, this palace was converted as an official residence of... Read More »
  • Type: Village
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Chandor, Varca
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6.0 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Chandor, one of the prominent villages, is located at a distance of around 17 km from Varca. Believed to be the capital of Chandrapur rulers during the past, the village houses an ancient fort and a temple within its citadel. It also served as a port of international repute... Read More »
Fort Aguada, Miramar
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4.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Fort Aguada, counted amongst the prime attractions of Goa, is located around 20.6 km away from Miramar. This ancient structure is believed to have been built during the reign of the Portuguese. It was established with the aim of protecting Goa from attacks. This fort is... Read More »
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  • Type: Village
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Chandor, Margao
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Chandor is a village that lies 13 km away from Margao, on the banks of the Kushavati River. The prime attraction of this village is the Braganca House, also known as the Perreira Braganza/Menezes-Braganza House. This 17th century colonial mansion has a double storey facade.... Read More »