Sightseeing & Things To Do In Goa
Goa is popular as the party hub of India. Tourists from India and all over the world visit Goa in huge numbers all year round. With so many beaches, places to visit, shopping options and much, much more Goa is a go-to destination for travelers of all sorts.
Shop at the Anjuna Beach Flea Market
Every Wednesday, a local flea market is set up at the Anjuna Beach. The market is thronged by hundreds of tourists and locals every week. You can find souvenirs, clothes, artifacts, handicrafts, and gifts here to take back with you. Other than that you can enjoy delicious traditional Goan food at the Anjuna Beach Flea Market.
Indulge in water sports at Calangute
Calangute is one of the most happening places to be at, in North Goa. Tourists can indulge in watersports, enjoy a boat ride or laze around at the beach shacks.
Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus
Also popularly known as Borea Jezuchi Bajilika, the Basilica of Bom Jesus is located in Old Goa. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and holds the remains of St. Francis Xavier. Here you get to witness the magnificent baroque architecture and experience tranquility.
Enjoy Nightlife at Baga Beach
Situated in the North of Goa, Baga has got to be one of the most famous beaches in the state. Tourists can chill at the shacks, shop around or relish some fresh and delicious seafood in one of the great restaurants here. The beach enjoys proximity to numerous popular clubs, bars and pubs.
Visit the Goa State Museum
A paradise for history buffs, the Goa State Museum is a must-visit place in Goa. With over eight thousand historic items on display, the museum provides an insight into Goa’s past. It’s a state-run museum of archaeology, which houses a vast collection of statues in stone, wood, and bronze along with wonderful artifacts, religious texts, precious coins, etc.
Spend time at Fort AguadaYour visit to Goa is incomplete without visiting this iconic fort. This well-preserved Portuguese Fort was built in the 17th century. It overlooks the vast Arabian Sea and is situated on the Sinquerim Beach.