Goa is a small state of the India which is bounded on one side by Arabic sea and on the other side by Western Ghats. Goa is always the favorite tourist spot for the people. The natural biodiversity, weather, beaches, waterfalls and historical museums attract the most.
It’s the first choice of many people for honeymoon. And if you love adventurous sports then Goa is the right place for you. The nightlife of Goa is so enjoyable and will give you amazing memories. Here is the list of the places where you should visit if you are planning a trip to Goa-
1. Calangute Beach
The Calangute beach is popularly known as ‘Queens of the beaches’ and is the largest beach in the north Goa. You can also do water sports like water skiing and parasailing. Along the beach side, there are many shopping outlets and malls.
2. Basilica of Bom Jesus
The church is one of the oldest churches in the India. The church is famous for its Baroque architecture. It’s a pilgrimage for Christians because mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier are preserved there.
3. Aguada Fort
The fort was constructed by Portuguese for defense against enemy in 1613. There is a 13-meter high lighthouse, don’t miss to visit there. You can have a wonderful view of the Aguada beach from there.
4. Dudhsagar Waterfall
If you are a natural lover then it would be the best experience to visit this waterfall. It is 4 tiered waterfall and falls from the Western Ghats. If you look at the waterfall from far distance then it appears like milk is flowing downwards. The beauty of the green mountains with the water is astonishing and attracts tourists.
5. Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
Bodla wildlife sanctuary is small but famous in Goa. It has varieties of flora and fauna. You can see wild boar, jackals, crocodiles, and many varieties of birds like Yellow Bulbul, Oriental dwarf kingfisher and many more.
6. Naval Aviation Museum
It is the only naval aviation in all over the Asia and only one of two in India. The museum has outdoor exhibitions of different types of rockets, aircraft, pilot’s outfits etc and indoor museum which have galleries and different equipments. You should visit the museum to look the glorious military history of the India.
Fontainhas, situated in the capital of Goa called Panjim is an ancient Latin quarter. It has narrow streets, brightly colored houses with red tiles roofs, villas and many architectural structures. It shows the Portuguese legacy and the sight is very picturesque.
8. Tito’s Club
Goa is also famous for its nightlife and nightclubs. Tito’s is located on Tito’s Street towards Baga beach. The street has many cafes, restaurants, discos, bars and clubs. Locals and foreigners are attracted to this place. The music is Hollywood and electrifying. The club has 2 levels, on the first level you can dance and on second level you can sit and enjoy watching the action below.
9. Butterfly Beach
Butterfly Beach is surrounded by the rocks and is isolated because it’s not accessible by road; you have to trek through forest or by boat from Palolem beach. The sand of beach is white with lucid water. You can sit there, enjoy the cool wind and sunset, it’s never overcrowded.
10. Baga Beach
You can enjoy Parasailing, Jet Ski, banana boat rides and other water activities at Baga beach. The beach is very quiet and calm and you can enjoy sun-basking. There are so many other places you can visit like Reis Magos fort, casino cruise, Lamgau caves, Pandava caves and many mesmerizing beaches.