Best Places to visit in North Goa In 2 Days

 Places to Visit In North Goa

 

Goa is one of the best tourist attraction in India.Every traveler wants to visit at least once a year.The glistening soil,the sea,enchants you and puts you in better mood. Around 4-5 lakh foreigners visit Goa every year.It is well known for its famous beaches,flea markets,Forts,Coastlines, Clubs, Shacks,Museum,and many other exiting places.

The best time to visit Goa is between October to May when the weather is perfect and clear with sparkling sea.Water sports ,like  scuba diving,parasailing,banana ride ,jet skiing,speed boating,flyboarding ,etc. are open to visitors during this month.

Monsoon is also best time to visit  Goa. When Goa comes in your mind ,first you think about beaches, sand, Right? Most of the people avoid to visit Goa in rainy season.They have no idea what Goa looks like in the rainy season.They don’t know  what they’re missing. Beautiful greenery,running water will give you amazing & unique experience.Take a look  at these wonderful places to visit in north Goa which will force you to come back again and again.

1.Baga Beach

Baga Beach is one of the most popular and tourist destination in North Goa.It is one of the most  crowded beach in North Goa. Baga is famous for it’s nightlife and water sports activities.If you are party freak then this place is made for you.Tito’s lane, Cafe Mambos,Club Cubana are some of the  most famous spots that attracts every tourists.Here you will find huge crowd of Indian people    because  this beach has become the home of the Indian people. Baga is perfect Beach  for spending  your  vacation with your family or friends and to make it memorable moments. Baga Beach is 9km  from Mapusa and  19 km form Thivim station.

Baga Beach
 
Baga Beach

Famous for: Nightlife,Water sports activies,Sea food ,Cafes.

Nearest Railway Station:  Thivim

 

2.Calangute Beach


Sparkling Sea,Sand ,Beautiful weather, beach shacks , Shopping complex ,attracts every  Indian  and  International   tourists.It also offers you different  water sports activities. Because of the      unimaginable beauty and breathtaking atmosphere the calangute Beach is also named as  the  “Queen of Beaches”. Calangute Beach is included in the top 10 bathing beaches all over the world.Calangute Beach is always crowded by tourists in every season. Baga and Calangute  lies  in  straight  line and  distance between them is about 700-800 meter.

 
 
Calangute Beach

Famous for: Water sports,Shopping,Trance music

Nearest Railway Station: Thivim

   3.Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach is one of the finest Beach in North Goa. Vagator beach is less crowded compared to    other beaches. This is one of the cleanest beach in North Goa and speckled by black rocks and red cliffs which  makes it more attractive and give breathtaking view.It  is the best spot to view the sunset. Chapora Fort is located near to this Beach. On reaching you should visit Chapora Fort.

 

Vagator Beach

 

 
 
Famous for: Beautiful sunset,shopping, 

Nearest Railway Station: Thivim,Pernem,Karmali

4.Sinquerim Beach    

Trust me ,if you are going to Goa ,never forget to visit this amazing place, this beach will take  you to the  Heaven.This beach is surrounded by coconut trees and best Villas. Perfect destination  to spend  your  time with family or friends. Near the beach you can see the famous historical Aguada  Fort. In monsoon ,when you stand near to those wall  ,and when the wave comes, the water hits the wall and falls on you. I went here in the Monsoon and I  will never forget  about  this  great experience .This was the most amazing experience i ever had in my life. Water  sports are also  available.

Sinquerim Beach
Sinquerim Beach

 

 Famous for: Best Villas,Water sports.

  Nearest Railway station:Thivim

5.Anjuna Beach

It is located in North Goa .Anjuna is famous for it’s Flea market. The flea market is open on every      Wednesday . It is the  best place for shopping,where you can buy Beautiful jewelry ,handbags, shoes, cloths, home decore items,spices,Tibetan jewellery,  and  many little stuffs.Clothing and Tibetan market  is one of the main attraction of this Flea market. Anjuna Beach is less crowded as compared to baga.But it is perfect place for shopping .

Anjuna Beach

 

  Famous for: Flea market (timing:8 Am to 7 pm),

   Nearest Railway Station: Thivim

6.Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach is one of the cleanest Beach in North Goa. It is located near to the Calangute Beach.  Candolim  Beach is always crowded with  International  tourists and Indian tourists also. But in Monsoon it will become quite dangerous, so don’t try to go too deep into the water.The best time to visit is between Oct-May.

Candolim Beach
Candolim Beach

Famous for:Beach shacks,Sea food

 Nearest Railway Station: Thivim

7.Aguada Fort

Auguada Fort was built by the Portuguese rulers in 1612.Aguada is Portuguese word which mean  ‘Fresh water’.From this concept, Fort got its name,Aguada. The fort was built to defend against the Dutch and the Great Marathas. Aguada Fort and it’s lighthouse are the main attractions of Goa.Lighthouse is one of the oldest lighthouse in Asia .The rainy season is the best time to visit this fort.

Fort Aguada

Famous for: Lighthouse

Nearest Railway Station: Thivim.

8.Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church

The Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is located in Panjim,Goa. This Church is  one of the first built Church in Goa in 1541.The bell at the Church is second largest Church bell   in  Goa.The feast of the church is celebrated on 8th December every year.During this time,theChurch is decorated with lights .Akshay  Kumar’s film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi was shot here  and many  numerous films has been shot here. The Church is 1.5 km from Panaji  bus stand.

Immaculate conception Church

 Nearest Railway Station: Karmali,Vasco-Da-Gama,Thivim

 9.Old Goa

Old Goa contains no. of cultural and heritage sites and many of them are well preserved and  still  in used.Numerous Churches and Cathedrals are present here.Old Goa is also called as Velha  Goa. Old Goa is 11 km from Panajim bus stand.

Old Goa

 Famous for: Churches,Cathedrals,Heritage sites,The Archaeological  Museum

 Nearest Railway Station: Karmali,Vasco-Da-Gama,Thivim

10.Goa State Museum

Goa State Museum is one of the best Archaeological Museum in Goa.It has large collection of rock statues,coins,wood made items,manuscripts,and anthropological collection.In this museum various,  Hindu as well as Jain relics and scriptures are stored.It is located in Panajim and  about 3Km away from Panajim bus stand.

 
 

      Famous for: Rock statues, historical collections

      Nearest Railway Station: Karmali,Vasco-Da -Gama,Thivim

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