Goa Tourism

Goa has the unique distinction of having been influenced by a multitude of Western, Indian and Asian rulers. Goan Culture and Traditions and with it the very Psychic of people has been influenced in one form or the other by
  • Hindu culture (Rashtrakutas, Kadambas,Marathas)
  • Islamic influence ( Bahamani rulers, Vijayanagara rule and Adilshahi rule)
  • Western Influence ( Portuguese which lasted over 450 years)
Map of places to visit in Goa
Goa has be bestowed with a long coast line on the west and a hilly mountainous terrain of the Sahyadri mountains on the east . The landscape is diverse ranging from beaches with white sand to agricultural field to khazan lands  along the coast to mountain valleys and plateaus in the east . All of this within a spam of less than 100 km from east to west is what makes Goa an ideal destination for tourism. This unique mix of culture coupled with one of the best natural beauty in Asia has meant that Europeans as a whole feel at ease in Goa. Foreign tourists normally arrive in Goa in winter while the summer and Monsoon seasons see a large number of Indian tourists. Below we enumerate some of the best places to visit in Goa which are a must see and need to be seen while you visit Goa

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Places to Visit in Goa 
Tourism in Goa is generally focused in the coastal region where majority of tourism related activities occur. The tourist activity reduces  inland with temples , churches and a couple of dams being the largest benefactors of tourism.



Beaches to Visit in Goa
Beaches to visit while in Goa
  • Aramabol
  • Baga & Calangute
  • Colva
  • Palolem
  • Vagator 
Click here for extensive list of all beaches to visit in Goa
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Temples to Visit in Goa
Temples to Visit in Goa

The Ponda Taluka houses some of the most famous temples of Goa. So in a single visit most of the larger famous temples can be covered
  •  Mangueshi Temple , Priol
  •  Shanta Durga temple , Kavlem
  •  Shantadurga Fatorpekarin, Fatorpa
  •  Hanuman temple, Panjim
  •  Mahalaxmi temple, Panjim
  •  Shree Dev Bodgeshwar, Mapusa
Click here for an extensive list of temples in Goa

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Churches and Mosques to Visit in Goa

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Bridges to Visit In Goa


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List of  waterfalls and Springs to Visit in Goa


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Cities to Visit in Goa

  • Panjim ( Capital )
  • Margao 
  • Mapusa
  • Vasco
  • Ponda
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Ancient Forts to Visit in Goa 
  • Cabo De Rama fort
  • Aguada Fort
  • Chapora Fort
  • Terekhol Fort
  •  Reis Magos Fort
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Activities to do while in Goa


  • Para sailing
  • Sky Diving 
  • Speed Boating
  • Sun bathing