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Things to do in Goa

Best attractions to visit in Goa

21. Christian Art Museum - Goa

Christian Art Museum

The Museum of Christian Art is one of the few institutions of its kind in Asia. It is a project of the Archdiocese of Goa and was set up with technical and financial assistance from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. It is run in the former colonial capital of Old Goa, home to heritage monuments today. The museum is located in the Convent of Santa Monica in Old Goa, Goa. It is open from 9.30 am to 5 pm on all days, Monday to Sunday. When it was set up, in 1994, it was the only museum of Christian art in Asia.

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22. Naval Aviation Museum - Goa

Naval Aviation Museum

The Naval Aviation Museum is a military museum located in Bogmalo, 6 km from Vasco da Gama, Goa, India. The museum is divided into two main parts, an outdoor exhibit and a two-storey indoor gallery. The Museum lies on Naval property adjoining the South side of Dabolim Airport, on Bogmalo Road off National Highway 17. The Museum was inaugurated in October 1998 and is one of the Two Military Aviation Museums in India, the other being the Indian Air Force Museum, Palam in Delhi. This museum contains exhibits that showcase the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm over decades.

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23. Houses of Goa Museum - Goa

Houses of Goa Museum

This multi-level exhibition hall was made by surely understood nearby draftsman, Gerard da Cunha, to light up the historical backdrop of Goan design. Intriguing showcases on building practices and European and neighborhood configuration will change the way you see those old Goan homes. The triangular building is an engineering peculiarity in itself, and the exhibition hall follows Goan structural conventions, building materials, and styles in an indepth yet open way. From Panaji, a taxi or rickshaw will cost you around 400 one-way.

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24. Other Museums - Goa

Other Museums

The Pilar Museum is situated on the Pilar hillock where the Pilar Seminary is additionally located.The ethos of the hillock of Pilar, The relics likewise are observer to later Portuguese influences.Among other fascinating ancient rarities in the musuem (all found in Pilar) a seal of the Kadambas. San Thome Museum is the finest gem in Goa's Treasure Chest-an absolute necessity involvement with minimum once in lifetime with family and friends.San Thome Museum is Jewel in Goa's money box and point of interest Museum which will take you Back in Time without time machine. It is a Museum of Antiques and Technical advancement.

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25. Shanta Durga Temple - Goa

Shanta Durga Temple

The construction of the Shanta Durga Temple started back in 1730. It took eight years and by 1738, the temple was complete. However, it originally dates back to a period before 1730. The Shanta Durga Temple was actually a small mud-shrine back in the day before it got constructed into a larger temple. One of the best things to do in the Shanta Durga Temple is to witness the beauty all around it. Surrounded by three smaller temples and vast fields of vegetation, it offers a beautiful view for the people who come to visit this temple. Moreover, as you walk up the steps of the temple and reach its gate, you will become awestruck as you behold the sight in front of your eyes. The place is a haven to visit because of how calm it is. The roof of the temple is in a pyramid-like shape. In addition to that, the temple also hosts two separate guest houses. Originally, the temple that stood in the sixteenth century was destroyed by the Portuguese but was later rebuilt and though this place has a lot to offer, its golden palanquin is what catches the tourist’s eyes the most. Visiting this place is one of the best things to do in India.

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26. Kapileshwar Temple - Goa

Kapileshwar Temple

Kapileshwar Temple is the first as you begin west towards the greatest group of six temples. Committed to Lord Shiva, this peaceful temple offers an extensive open space similarly as you cross its curved door from the fundamental street. Old women, sitting on a little flight of stairs at this section, offering blossoms, incense and coconut to be offered to the divinities inside are probably going to welcome you. A little holy place with Tulsi or heavenly basil embellishes the patio. While worshiping trees is regular in Hinduism, Tulsi is at the highest point of that command hierarchy and all things considered, you are probably going to see Tulsi in temple yards as well as inside private homes the nation over.

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27. Mahadev Temple (Tambdi Surla) - Goa

Mahadev Temple Tambdi Surla

Mahadev Temple, Tambdi Surla is a twelfth century Shaivite temple of the Lord Mahadeva and a dynamic place of Hindu love. It is outstanding as the most seasoned temple in Goa, India. The temple was worked by Hemadri, the clergyman of the Yadava King Ramachandra. The Jain style development has prompted banters about the starting points of the temple , since the Kadamba Dynasty ruled Goa between the tenth and fourteenth hundreds of years.

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28. Maruti Temple (Panjim) - Goa

Maruti Temple Panjim

The Maruti temple is arranged on top of the Altinho hillock ignoring the Fontainhas region in Panaji, the capital of Goa. It is devoted to master Hanuman, the monkey god and cherishes Lord Hanuman as the directing god. Devoted to the monkey god Hanuman, this vast orange temple developed the Altinho slope is radiantly lit around evening time, and bears lovely perspectives over the city's Old Quarter from its verandah by day. It frames the epicenter of an approximately 10-day celebration celebrated in February, when colossal and vivid statues of Hanuman are put in the road, and merry road slows down are set up all through the encompassing Hindu quarter of Mala.

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29. Manguesh Temple - Goa

Manguesh Temple

Shri Mangesh sanctuary is situated at Mangeshi Village in Priol, Ponda taluk, Goa. It is at a separation of 1 km from Mardol near Nagueshi, 21 km from Panaji the capital of Goa, and 26 km from Margao. This sanctuary had its roots in Kushasthali Cortalim, a town in Saxty (Salcette) which tumbled to the attacking Portuguese in 1543. In the year 1560, when the Portuguese began Christian changes in Salcete taluka, the Saraswats of Vatsa Gotra moved the Mangesh Linga from the first site at the Kushasthali or Cortalim on the banks of stream Aghanashini (Zuari) to its present area at Mangeshi in Priol town of Atrunja Taluka, which was then administered by the Hindu lords of Sonde of Antruz Mahal (Ponda), to be more secure.

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30. Ajoba Temple - Goa

Ajoba Temple

The Ajoba Temple is found quite recently off the Keri Beach. It's towards the left half of the shoreline" – Marlon Moraes. A wonderful temple painted in turquoise and orange, situated on the shores of Keri shoreline in Pernem. The highly acclaimed jatra of Ajoba devasthan at Keri-Pernem occurs in the primary week of February. Enthusiasts from Goa and neighboring states, throng to the temple to witness this.

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