Tourist Places in Goa

Places to Visit in Goa


Goa is mostly preferred by travellers from Mumbai, Bangalore. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Goa is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Goa. There are 359 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 Shiv Murti, Colva Beach, St. Lawrence Church, Saligao, Arpora, Spice Farm, Kerkar Art Gallery, Aldona, Morjim Beach, Miramar Beach. Goa can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Goa Tourist Places



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Parra, Miramar
  • Type: Place of Worship
Parra, Miramar
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
4.3 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Enjoy the sunrise"2 months ago
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  • Beach
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Miramar Beach, Miramar
  • Type: Beach
67%
voted as clean
Miramar Beach, Miramar
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
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"1 month ago "Good one"1 month ago
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Aldona, Mapusa
  • Type: Place of Worship
Aldona, Mapusa
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
4.6 / 7 1
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"1 month ago
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Majorda, Bogmalo
  • Type: Village
Majorda, Bogmalo
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
6.9 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Majorda, a village is located in the southern region of Goa, which is around 9.3 km from Bogmalo. It is the village where the best toddy of Goa was discovered by Jesuits. The prime attraction of this village is a church, which is believed to be constructed in 1588. As per the... Read More »
"Kindle the source of happiness"2 months ago "Never miss this"Nov 10, 2014
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  • Museums
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Museum, Panjim
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
50%
voted as clean
Museum, Panjim
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
49 Ratings & 23 Reviews
"Must visit Museum by art lovers"1 month ago "Not so worth"1 month ago
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India Says Yes Award

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Aldona, Miramar
  • Type: Place of Worship
Aldona, Miramar
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
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 »
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  • Beach
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Majorda, Margao
  • Type: Beach
99%
voted as clean
Majorda, Margao
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 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 »
"Wonderful beach"3 weeks ago "Nice View"3 months ago
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  • Beach
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Arpora, Mapusa
  • Type: Beach
99%
voted as clean
Arpora, Mapusa
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
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"2 weeks ago
Margao, Varca
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Margao, Varca
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
3.3 / 7 1
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 »
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Saligao, Mapusa
  • Type: Place of Worship
99%
voted as clean
Saligao, Mapusa
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
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 »
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18th June Road, Panjim
  • Type: Street
99%
voted as clean
18th June Road, Panjim
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
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 »
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  • Heritage
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Basilica of Bom Jesus, Miramar
  • Type: Heritage Site
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Miramar
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
The Basilica of Bom Jesus has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also known as the Basilica of Good Jesus. It is regarded as India’s first minor basilica to have been given the name of infant Jesus.     This ancient structure is... Read More »
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  • Beach
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Majorda Beach, Velsao
  • Type: Beach
Majorda Beach, Velsao
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 359
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 »
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  • Lakes
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Parra, Mapusa
  • Type: Lake
99%
voted as clean
Parra, Mapusa
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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"2 months ago
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Coco Beach, Miramar
  • Type: Beach
Coco Beach, Miramar
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
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 »
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Basilica of Bom Jesus, Panjim
  • Type: Beach
80%
voted as clean
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Panjim
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
22 Ratings & 14 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 »
"Spiritual bliss"4 weeks ago "World's heritage site"1 month ago
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Moira, Bardez
  • Type: Village
99%
voted as clean
Moira, Bardez
Rank 21
Ranked 21 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
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
  • Type: Sanctuary
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Dona Paula
Rank 22
Ranked 22 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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Saligao, Bambolim
  • Type: Village
Saligao, Bambolim
Rank 24
Ranked 24 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Saligao is a village famous for an ancient Parish Church which is constructed in Gothic style. It is located at a distance of around 13.7 km from Bambolim and 6 km from Mapusa. From its original name of Salgaon, it was renamed as Saligao by the Portuguese. The name of the... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Secretariat, Panjim
Rank 25
Ranked 25 of 359
Places to Visit in Goa
Average Rating
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 »