Goa, on the west coast of India is a land of swaying palms, miles of golden sands, lush greenery, an incredible cultural heritage, magnificent churches, temples and monuments and a unique cultural synthesis of the east and west.
General & Essential Information
Area :3,702 Sq. KM
Altitude : Sea level to 1022 Mts.
Temperature :Summer Max: 33 Deg. C. Min: 26 Deg. C.
Winter : Max: 31 Deg. C. Min: 20 Deg.C.
Rainfall : 350 Cms. (June to September).
Languages : Konkani, Marathi, English & Hindi
Places of interest in and around Panaji
Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Altinho
Mahalaxmi Temple Mimosa Pudica- a typical Portuguese style house
Timings: 15000-1800 hrs. (Closed on Sundays)
State Museum at Patto,
Timings: 0930 - 1300 hrs and 1400-1730 hrs (closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public holidays.)
Xavier Centre Mini Museum Alto Reis Magos Church (7 KM)
Provorim Divar Island (9 KM)
Dona Paula (7 KM) Old Goa (10 KM)
Places of interest in Old Goa include Basilica of Bom Jesus
Timings: 0900 - 1830 hrs (Mondays to Saturdays) & 1000- 1830 hrs. (Sundays)
Se Cathedral Saint Augustine Tower
Church of Saint Francis of Assisi Viceroy"s Arch
Saint Cajetan Church Carambolim (12 KM)
Church of Our Lady of Rosary Aguada Fort (18 KM)
Nunnery of Saint Monica
Places of interest in and around Mapusa.
Anjuna Beach (8 Km) Shri Saptakoteshwar Temple at Narve (24 Km)
Calangute Beach (8 Km) Shri Datta Mandir, Sanquelim (25 Km)
Vagator Beach (9 Km)Shri Vithal Mandir, Sanquelim (28 Km)
Baga Beach (10 Km) Arambol Beach (31 Km) Arvalem Water Falls (29 Km)
Shri Kalikadevi at Kansarpal (14 Km) Terekhol Fort (30 Km)
Places of interest in and around Margao.
Colva Beach (6 km) Mobor Beach (18 Km)
Benaulim Beach (8 Km) Cabo de Rama (21 Km)
Rachol Seminary (8 Km) Jama Masjid (26 Km)
Chandor Village (10 Km) Palolem Beach (47 Km)
Curtorim Village (11 Km) Dudhsagar Waterfalls (59 Km)
Varca Beach (10 Km) Damodar Temple, Zambaulim Village (22 Km)
Cavelossim Beach (15 Km)Betul Beach (16 Km)
Places of interest in and around Vasco
Mormugao Harbour (3 KM) Velsao Beach (10 KM)
Bogmalo Beach (6 KM) Pilar Seminary (19 KM)
laces of interest in around Ponda
Safa Masjid Shri Naguesh at Bandode (4 KM)
Shri Gopal Ganapati at Farmagudi Shri Ramnath, Bandode (4 KM)
Shri Mahalaxmi at Bandode(4 KM) Shri Mahalaxmi at Bandode(4 KM)
Shri Mahalsa at Mardoli (5 KM) Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Molem (32 Km)
Shri Manguesh at Priol (6 KM)
Bondla Forest, Usgao (26 KM)
Places of Interest Goa At A Glance
(Distances from Panaji, unless otherwise specified)
Anjuna Dona Paula
Arambol Miramar-Gaspar Dias
Baga Beach Palolem
Museums & Art Galleries:
Archaelogical Museum and Portrait Gallery. Old Goa Galleria de Icons Margao
Goa State Museum, Patto, Panaji The Big Foot Art Gallery & Local Handicrafts Centre
Galleries at Se Cathedral Loutlim
St. Francis of Assisi and Bom Jesus
Shri Manguesh Temple at Pirol, Ponda Ruins of Church of St. Augustine
Shri Shanta Durga Temple at Kavlem Viceroy"s Arch all in Old Goa
Mahadev Temple at Tambdi Surla Reis Magos Church
Shri Mahalsa at Mardol The Church of Mae de Deus at Saligao
Basilica of Bom Jesus Rachol Seminary
Se Cathedral The Church of St. Alex at curtorim
Church of St. Francis Assisi Jama Masjid at Sanguem
St. Cajetan Church Safa Masjid at Ponda
Church of Our Lady of Rosary Aguada Fort
Nunnery of Santa Monica Tirakol Fort
Panaji, Margao Marmugao Harbour
Bhagvan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Molem Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
Bondla Forest Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Arvalem Waterfalls, Mayem Lake
Dudhsagar Waterfalls near Colem Kesarval Spring
Transport and communication
Air : Dabolim airport of Goa is well connected by Air India, Indian Airlines and private airlines with major cities in India.
Rail :Madgaon, Vasco-da-Gama, Tivim and Karmali railway stations of Goa are well connected by trains with major cities.
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Road :Panaji, Mapusa, Margao, and other main cities of Goa are well connected by National Highways 4A, 17, 17A, and State Highways.