Sightseeing in Goa
Goa is a lush and vibrant state that has plentiful of tourist spots. So, a sightseeing
in Goa trip is the best way to witness the old Portuguese charm, which is still prominent
in the state. Most of the Monuments
, old heritage homes and Mansions
touch in their architecture and are true visual retreats. You can also have look into the
collection that are available in Rachel Museum of Christian Art, Kerkar Art Complex and
Cacoon Art Gallery and get an insightful view of Goa's golden era.
Adventure Activities in Goa
If you are an adventure buff, then Goa is the right place for you. The vast sandy expanses
of Goa are well known for various kinds of Water Sports
like swimming, surfing, scuba diving,
boat rides etc. These sports will give you immense pleasure to play with the white waves of
Arabian sea that touches the feet of every beach. Visit any beach in Goa and enjoy the thrill
of playing with untamed waves.
The what to do in Goa list cannot be complete till we include Nightlife
beach parties in it. Be it New Year celebration
or Christmas Parties
, Beaches of Goa
become the centre of attractions. Even the Goan beaches are famed all across the globe
for dazzling rave parties or moonlight parties, which are unparalleled. Several beach
side resorts and hotels arrange glitzy beach parties on various occasions for their guests.
So, while on your Goa trip, don't forget to attend these beach parties.
Shopping at Flea Markets
Shopping at Anjuna beach's flea market is one of the most loved activities in Goa in which you
can engage yourself. This flea market held every Wednesday, is a best site to purchase some
beautiful artifacts made up of sea shells, fashionable clothes and accessories made up of
colorful beads etc. You can even savour on some traditional cuisines in this flea market. Apart
from shopping at Anjuna, don't forget to explore the shops on Mapusa beach.
Worshiping At Religious Places
Goa is a fine example of communal harmony. Every nook and corner of this coastal land
is dotted with religious places of both Christians and Hindus, which exhibit the secular
nature of India. Some of the highly revered places of Goa are
Sri Manguesh Temple
Sri Mahalakshmi Temple
Sri Saptakoteeswara Temple
The Basilica Of Bom Jesus
The Chapel Of St. Catherine
, (Asia's largest church),
The Church Of St. Cajetan
A visit to these spiritual places will enable you to feel the divinity in Goa's ambiance.
Bike ride at the country side
Last but not the least, biking is another one of the popular things to do in Goa. It is a best
option to explore the lesser known parts and country side of Goa. There are many bike lenders from
whom you can hire bikes to roam around in the interior parts. It will enable you to explore that
facet of Goa which is still under veil. The lush and green country side of Goa that is dotted with
paddy fields and coconut palms provides an excellent view to cherish.