Porvorim Tourism
Beach

Porvorim Tourism

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5.9/7
552 Ratings & 158 Reviews

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Dr.nikhil chamankar
  • Dr.nikhil chamankar
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Porvorim Trip"

  • Posted 8 months ago
Jus prior to Panjim city this place is on the highway and can act as a great place as your base as most beaches of north goa are close by. Can also enjoy the drive to south goa. Neccessary ameneties are close by . Food, sight-seeing and....... More
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Praveen Paun
  • Praveen Paun
  • Lives in Panjim
  • 3 Reviews

"Very close to all destinations."

  • Posted 8 months ago
Good place to stay if you want to visit all important places in Goa. Also for people who come for their office work mostly in cities like Panaji or Mapusa, it is very close from Porvorim. Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Restaurants are....... More
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Chandan agrawal
  • Chandan agrawal
  • Beachbum
  • 3 Reviews

"ALTO PORVORIM -GOA"

  • Posted 1 year ago
A place with connects the main destinations. A place to relax with, And somewhere you can just feel free to go in a direction yu want to go out . From south to north goa anywhere , Since at the hill ways, CENTRE of the city. Food,....... More
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Shiela Nayak
  • Shiela Nayak
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Mangalore
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  • 4 Reviews

"All are welcome"

  • Posted 1 year ago
Goa, As you will hear from all visitors, is a very welcoming & more so in the recent years ,the place has grown friendly. You can rent a two wheeler & just galivant all over the state . The beaches are so pristine ( only visitors leave them....... More
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Venkatesh Modur
  • Venkatesh Modur
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 2 Reviews

"Porvorim, Goa"

  • Posted 1 year ago
A predominantly residential locality by the side of the Goa - Bombay highway. Close to Panaji (2km) and about 7-10 kms from popular beaches of Goa. Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Navtara restaurant was really nice, had vast menu options,....... More
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Porvorim Info

  • State: Goa
  • Famous for/as: Beach
Porvorim or Parvari is a village located in the North Goa District, in the state of Goa, on the right-north bank of the Mandovi River. Though it is officially a village, it is a prime residential area and home to a large number of hotels, which are thronged by tourists visiting Panaji. It is the legislative capital of Goa. Its strategic location along NH-17, better known as the Mumbai-Goa Highway, provides easy accessibility.

This village has been under the rule of different dynasties, such as Bhojas, Satavahanas, Kshatrapa, Abhira, Chalukyas, Silharas and Kadambas. After the rule of the Adilshahis, the Portuguese landed on the shores of Goa. Much of Porvorimís modern history is centered around the Portuguese Inquisition of India. It came under Indian jurisdiction in the year 1961, when Goa was annexed by India.

The Portuguese left a lasting impression on this village. There are many restaurants in this village which serve traditional Portuguese cuisine, along with Goan food. The main language spoken in this village is Konkani, while Hindi, English, Marathi, Kannada and Portuguese are also spoken here.

Located just 2 km away from Panaji, Porvorim is mainly used as a resting place by tourists. Due to the confluence of cultures and religions in the past, it is home to various churches and temples, like Lord Shiva Temple, Lord Hanuman Temple and Holy Family Church. It is well known for various reputed educational institutions, like Institute of Hotel Management, Goa and the Vidya Probodhini Education Society.

Tourists have to take flights to Dabolim Airport in Goa, which is located 18 km from Porvorim. It connects this village with major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore. Porvorim is also linked with such cities by the Margao Railway Station, which is located 54 km away. Kadamba Bus Stand in Panaji is the most prominent interstate bus station near this village and connects it to Mumbai, Bangalore and Hampi, among other major cities.

Porvorim experiences tremendous variations in weather, with hot summers and cool winters. The summer season lasts from April to June and is characterised by high temperature and humidity. The best time to visit Porvorim is in the months of January, February and March.
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