GOA, One of the best place to visit in India. Goa is not only famous for its beaches, but also for its carnivals and old churches. It’s a perfect destination for fun lovers. Many foreigners visit Goa for enjoyment. Goa is awesome during the New Year Eve. Many music concerts are held in Goa. One must visit Goa to live some memorable moments which you will never forget in your life. Enjoy in the beaches of Goa and have a fun time with your friends or family. Here are 10 famous places to visit in Goa.
1. Casino Royale
The Casino Royale Goa Casino floating off the pier in Panjim is one of the most famous attractive spot for visitors. Onboard Casino Royale, is the largest entertainment vessel ever built in the country. It also has an Aqua Bar that has a mesmerizing view of the ocean. At night, the vessel looks like an awesome paradise.
2. Chapora Beach
The Chapora beach in Goa is one of the best beach of Goa. It is a perfect place for those who love peace and quiet atmosphere. Golden Sands washed by blue waters is a sight to behold and one can never forget that moment. The beach is located at the mouth of the Chopdem river on its southern bank.
3. Basilica Of Bom Jesus
The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is located in Goa and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is Goa’s most famous church and third most famous tourist spot. The basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.
4. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary located on western tip of the Island of Chorao along the river Mandovi in Goa. The sanctuary is named after Salim Ali, the eminent Indian ornithologist. It is basically a wetland ecosystem with dense mangrove vegetation and also a nice tourist spot.
5. Shanta Durga Temple
The Shanta Durga Temple is dedicated to Shree Shanta Durga Devi. It is located at Kavlem in Ponda Taluka. The temple has an impressive idol of Goddess Shree Durga who mediated between Shree Vishnu and Shree Shiva and stopped the fierce war going on between the two.
6. Anjuna Flea Market
This market on Anjuna beach consists of huge types of goods. This market is only held on Wednesday and I has more than 500 stalls to shop from. You can shop there from morning to evening. This market is very popular among the tourists and is big and spread over the Anjuna coast line.
7. Fort Aquada in Goa
The Fort Aguada is well preserved and maintained and is an important landmark in Goan history. It is one of the main tourist spot of Goa. It is one of the largest forts in Goa, situated on Sinquerim Beach and overlooks the Arabian Sea.
8. Goa State Museum
Goa State Museum is the best place in Goa where you can find all about Goa’s history and culture. It has an eclectic, and not exactly extensive, collection of items.
9. Dudhsagar Waterfalls
Dudhsagar Falls (literally Sea of Milk ) is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa. The magnificent Dudhsagar Waterfall is perched in the high peaks of the Western Ghats and is a sight to behold especially in the monsoons.
10. Calangute Beach
Calangute beach is also on of the famous beaches of Goa. You can take some water rides. They will charge you some Rupees . Most amazing thrill comes in banana ride and parachute gliding which you can never forget.