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Fort Aguada


Fort Aguada in Candolim is a popular Goa sightseeing attraction positioned at the peninsula overlooking the Mandovi River. It is one of the most magnificent Goa tourist places to portray the Ragboat on the horizon and the hilltop of the fort is very popular Goa tourist places to watch sundown and impressive panorama of both south and north. During your trip to Goa, Fort Aguada which is a classic example of Portuguese military history built of sturdy laterite stone should be on the top of your list to visit in Goa tourist places during Goa travel. The main reason to visit Fort Aguada in your trip to Goa is its four-storeyed lighthouse that splendors the visitors through the par-amazing views of surrounding making it a perfect Goa sightseeing destination to relish in your holidays in Goa. It is a perfect place to watch out for stunning views those who love to click photographs. The wonderful Goa sightseeing gets lots of tourist throughout the year as it stands as the indication to the Portuguese empire.

Opening hours: Everyday 9.30am to 6.00pm

Entrance Fee: No Entry Fee

Location: Panaji

Best Places to Stay in Goa near Fort Aguada:

  • Marquis Beach Resort
  • Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa
  • Silver Sands Serenity
  • Whispering Palms Beach Resort

Hotel Range: 31$ to 171$

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Dudhsagar waterfall

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Dudhsagar waterfall, the highest waterfall in Goa is a breathtaking Goa sightseeing attractions with the tumble of fair white stream gushing over the steep from a giant height of 310 meters makes it one of the stunning places to visit in Goa for both the locals and outsiders during their goa tourism. Located on the Mandovi River the four-tiered waterfall is recognized as Dudhsagar as the fall of a heavy stream of water from the height creates the impression of milk easily falling from the top. The Goa sightseeing is one of the wonderful Goa tourist places having the beauty of its own with the splashing water and clutter sound of the water striking the rocks. From the months of September to April many tours recommend to make the whole day Goa trip to this lovely spot and also offers to reside one night at the underneath the falls camping in the open tents. Visit the wonderful goa sightseeing destination and spend your holidays in Goa delightfully by trekking the most adventurous route of Kuveshi village. However, it is restricted during the monsoons since it involves the Mandovi river. Also trekking from the Castle Rock station to the waterfall is very popular among the visitors. During monsoons, the waterfall is at its peak so the best time to visit Goa waterfall is after the monsoons. It is tough to climb but thrill lovers can try to climb the falls through rocks and bushes during Goa travel.

Opening hours: Everyday 11.00am to 7.00pm

Location: Sanguem Taluka of Goa

Entrance fee: Free

Best Places to Stay in Goa near Dudhsagar Waterfalls:

  • Jungle Book Goa
  • The Farm House India
  • Dudhsagar Farmstay
  • Bison River Resort

Hotel Range: 54$ to 140$


Se Cathedral


Explore more the Goa sightseeing attractions by visiting the church, Se Cathedral during your trip to Goa. Despite being one of the wonderful places to visit in Goa, Se Cathedral which is dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. The site is the most antique religious monument in Goa which is Goawn for its unique architecture and is one of the best tourist places that astonish the tourists with its superlative majesty. During Goa tourism, watch the architectural design of the famous Goa sightseeing, Se Cathedral is in Portuguese- Manueline manner having its exterior in Tuscan and interiors in Corinthian style. Out of the five bells, the Golden Bell here in the church is highly regarded due to its rich tone. Come and spend your blissful holidays in Goa visiting the main attraction alter which contains many old paintings, wooden figures of St Peter and St. Paul. While Goa travel, visit the other tourist places in Goa that is neighboring the church, archaeological museums which remains open for the public appends the charm for the visitors while spending holidays in Goa. This historic Goa sightseeing structure through its dignity and majesty draws visitors from the whole world making it one of the wonderful places to visit in Goa.

Opening Time: 7.30a.m-6.00p.m

Entrance fee: No entry fee

Famous for: World Heritage Site

Location: Old Goa

Best Places to Stay in Goa near Se Cathedral:

  • Diwar Guest House
  • Old Goa Residency
  • Kinara Classic
  • Meera Motels & Residency

Hotel Range: 31$ to 109$


Arvalem Caves and Arvalem Waterfalls

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Situated in the Bicholium city of North Goa, the Goa sightseeing attraction Pandavas Caves or Arvalem Caves from the 6th century presents the beautiful example of the chronological significant monuments and wonderful Goa tourist places to visit while spending your holidays in Goa. While mapping to goa trip visit these Arvalem caves as the caves are very attractive and are patterned in the Buddhist cave style. The Arvalem waterfalls located about 1.5 km from the Pandava cave is the another gift of natural beauty and is wonderful tourist places in Goa to visit. The heavy stream of water cascading down from the 50 Meters high mountain is one of the awe-inspiring and charming Goa sightseeing attractions. The waterfall is picturesque and is one of the beautiful picnic places to visit in Goa. Nearby, there is a park from where anyone can watch the beautiful scenery of waterfall as well as the lake at the bottom. Arvalem caves can be visited throughout the year. To have pleasurable goa trip monsoon is the perfect time to visit Arvalem waterfalls as it is the best time to see the magnificence of splashing water.

Location: Bicholim near Arvalem Falls, North Goa

Opening hours: Everyday from 9.00am-1.00pm then 2.00pm-5.00pm

Entrance Fee: Free

Best Places to stay in Goa near Arvalem Caves or Waterfalls:

  • Hotel Baga Residency
  • Hotel Pearl Suits
  • Alila Diwa
  • Best Western Devasthali

Hotel Range: 34$ to 120 $

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Chapora Fort

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During Goa tourism, head to the Chapora Fort located on the Anjuna beach is yet another must visit Goa tourist places. The fort overlooking the Vagator beach lies at a distance of 10km from Mapusa. It is the memento of the Portuguese past of Goa. The prominent goa sightseeing destination is very popular due to the shooting of super hit Bollywood movie Dil Chahta Hai in the fort. In your trip to Goa do not miss to visit the famous Goa sightseeing, Chapora fort as it is a perfect place that offers the incredible panorama of Anjuna beach, Ozran beach, Chapora river and Vagator beach. Evenings are the best time to visit the fort when there is a spectacular panorama of sunset in the sky.

Location: Bardez near Anjuna beach, 10 km from Mapusa

Opening hours: Everyday from 9.30am-5.30pm

Entrance Fee: Free

Best Places to stay in Goa near Chapora Fort:

  • Sea View Holidays Apartment
  • Bethany Inn
  • Bethany Inn
  • W Goa

Hotel Range: 38$ to 218$



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