Goa is not all about the beaches, there are many things that will leave you to exhilarate beyond the beaches and sea. Here are five must-visit attractions in Goa that will make your holiday even more memorable and amusing.
Historically, Portuguese has an indispensable influence on this land. Still, it can be seen through astonishing monuments and ruins that they left behind. Among such remains, Fort Aguada is among most magnificent one. The massive fort was built for the protection from Dutch and Marathas. On your visit to this place, find out the 13-meter high lighthouse built around mid 19th century. However, the architecture of the fort is dated back to 17th century.
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Of all the churches in Goa, Basilica of Bom Jesus is prominent across the world. The construction of the church was begun in 1594 and it took nine years to complete. The church is preserved in such way that still it perfectly demonstrates the late-renaissance architecture. The most astonishing part of the structure is the façade that juxtaposes Doric, Iconic and Corinthian design. Obviously, the church comes under the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Religiously, the church has vital significance. There reside the mortal remains of infamous St. Francis Xavier. This attracts the devotees from all over the world.
Being the fourth tallest waterfall in India, Dudhsagar waterfalls paint the picturesque scenery that can access through a passenger train that passes over the bridge in front of the waterfalls. The scenery does not end with the waterfalls; the Forest department of Goa offers a day trip to the tourist that covers all the astonishing surroundings. You should keep a day for Dudhsagar falls in your Goa itinerary.
At night, Goa becomes more enthusiastic and celebratory, and this can be a witness at Tito street. The street named after the infamous club Tito. The club is best hence most visited one in the Goa. It has been divided into two distinct levels, the lower level holds a dancing platform with a separate space for couples, and the upper level serves food and luxury to watch the dancers below.
Anjuna Flea Market
For the shoppers, Anjuna offers most enjoyable moment on Wednesday. The weekly flea market at Anjuna offers some of the best deals that you may not find in your hometown. You can buy some of the finest products at impressive deals.
Besides buying carpets, fabrics, clothes, and numerous other things, you can also enjoy snacks and tea from the street vendors.