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  1. 1. 25 Best Places To Visit In Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  2. 2. 1. Baga Beach One of the most sought after beaches in India, Baga Beach is the centre of tourist attraction in Goa. Situated in North Goa, pleasant ambience, scenic views of the shoreline and plenitude of things to do makes this fishing village one of the finest places to visit in Goa. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  3. 3. 2. Aguada Beach Known for its Aguada Fort, Aguada Beach is among the places to visit in Goa. The seashore is positioned in North Goa and is perfect to bask in beachy allures. This destination stands apart with the many historical attractions. It also allures with pristine landscape and the background of ancient citadels. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  4. 4. 3. Arambol Beach Permeating a distinct bohemian vibe, Arambol Beach is said to be the most beautiful in the state. It lies on the north of Keri Beach and south of Mandrem Beach. This is also a traditional fisherman hamlet. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  5. 5. 4. Palolem Beach Placed in Canacona, Goa Palolem beach offers serene and soothing allures. The beauty of the shore lies in it being mostly untampered. People who reside here include fishermen and foreign tourists. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  6. 6. 5. Calangute Beach One of the captivating tourist places in Goa, Calangute Beach is constantly bustling with tourists looking for some relaxed and good times. It is located about 15 kilometers from Panaji. The largest beach in north Goa, this place especially gets flooded during winter and summer Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  7. 7. 6. Butterfly Beach A delightful little sandy cove north of Palolem Beach, Butterfly Beach beckons with silver sands and lucid waters. Not accessible by road, you would have to embark upon a trek of around 2 hours through woody areas to get here. You can even take a ferry ride from Palolem Beach to reach Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  8. 8. Famous islands in Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  9. 9. 7. Bats Island Also referred to as The Pequeno Island, the Bat Island is ideal for adventure seekers. About a kilometre from Baina Beach of Vasco-da-Gama, the delight has a little beach and tiny green stretch. This is where one can enjoy snorkelling or simply spend a lazy day soaking up the charms of the setting. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  10. 10. 8. Divar Island Lesser known than its famous counterparts, Divar Island is huddled away across the Mandovi River. At this place, you can unravel the appeals of old Goa countryside. Enjoy a pictorial drive amidst paddy hills and woody hillocks. The place was once popular among Hindu pilgrims where several ancient temples existed. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  11. 11. Historical places in Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  12. 12. 9. Bom Jesus Basilica Located near Gandhi Circle, Old Goa Road, Velha Goa, the best time of the day to visit is 9:00AM to 6:30PM on all days; except Sundays when the church opens at 10 am. Every day mass is held from 7:00AM to 8:00AM. The Sunday mass is held from 8:00AM to 9:15AM. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  13. 13. 10. Fort Aguada This fort is amongst the many preserved places to see in Goa and essays an era of yore filled with events. A Portuguese fort overlooking the Sinquerim Beach and the Arabian Sea, Fort Aguada was constructed in 1613 and since then it has become a prominent landmark or a reference point for ships visiting the Goan shores from Europe. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  14. 14. 11. Goa State Museum Located in the capital city of Panjim, the Goa State Museum houses artifacts pertaining to its golden and bygone history. There are about eight thousand interesting artefacts housed in this museum, which makes this place one of the top places to see in Goa Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  15. 15. 12. Chapora Fort Soaring above the Chapora River in Bardez, the Chapora Fort though in ruins, is an intriguing place of visit. The stronghold has witnessed the passage of many hands from Portuguese to Marathas. In the recent years, it shot to prominence after the Bollywood movie Dil Chahta Hai was shot here. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  16. 16. 13. Cabo de Rama Fort The Cabo de Rama Fort is one of the oldest in the state. Positioned in Canacona, it was formed before the arrival of British. Legend has it that this is the very place where Lord Rama along with Sita sought refuge at the time of his exile from Ayodhya. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  17. 17. Famous shopping places in Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  18. 18. 14. Anjuna Flea Market Although Anjuna is a small village in Goa, its fame has travelled far and wide making it one of the most preferred places to visit in Goa. As much as this town is known for the St Michael’s Church, it is known for its flea market as well. Popularized by hippies, the flea market came into being during their time. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  19. 19. 15. Mapusa Friday Market If you happen to be in Goa during a Friday, do not miss the bustling Mapusa Friday Market that takes place each week. Just outside Mapusa Municipal Market, you will find an array of stalls enticing you with local goods got by farmers and small entrepreneurs across the state. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  20. 20. Some of the best places to party in Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  21. 21. 16. Tito's Street A hub of the party animals and the pleasure seeking crowd, it is also the home to some of the luxurious and stunning hotels like Saunta Vaddo, Baga Calangute and Bardez in Goa. It is one of the best places to visit in Goa for the night lovers. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  22. 22. 17. The Baga Deck The Baga Deck or De Baga Deck is a fine-dining Italian restaurant that serves some of the most scrumptious and tantalizing foods in Goa. Visitors to this restaurant vouch for this fact and now this restaurant is a landmark of sorts. Tasty cocktails, great music, pleasing ambience and magical cuisines are the highlights of De Baga Deck Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  23. 23. 18. Curlies Curlies, a famous beach shack at the Anjuna Beach is considered to be one of the original beach shacks in Goa. Started as a mere beach shack, it now has become one of the major landmarks in Goa. Offering food and drink in a pleasant ambience, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  24. 24. Famous wildlife sancturies in Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  25. 25. 19. Mollem National park Also called the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, this region spreads over 240 sq. km. Amongst all the places to visit in Goa, visitors come here mainly to see the impressive biodiversity of this land and the ancient temples inside the forest. A paradise for the birds and the enthusiasts of reptiles, it houses some of the rare and exotic species of both the species.Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  26. 26. 20. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary Among the serene tourist places in Goa, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is a trove for bird lovers. It was coined so after the illustrious ornithologist with the same name. The estuarine mangrove habitat is positioned in the Island of Chorao by Mandovi River Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  27. 27. Offbeat places in Goa… Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  28. 28. 21. Dudhsagar Waterfalls If you are a nature lover, than do not miss the gushing splendour of Dudhsagar Waterfalls, the largest of its kind in the state and the fifth largest in the country. Among the fine places to visit in Goa, this cascade is especially known for its milky white appearance. It is perched high up on the Mandovi River and lies around 10 km upstream from Collem hamlet. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  29. 29. 22. Lamgau Caves Among the fascinating tourist places in Goa, Lamgau Caves is another place you can dash off to. Tucked away in Bicholim, it is situated around 35 km from north-east of Panaji. The caverns are etched out of decomposed laterite and hence quite delicate. Though incomplete, they make for quite a vision and an important educational and cultural centre. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  30. 30. 23. Arvalam Waterfalls Also known as Harvalem Waterfalls, the Arvalem cascade is where you can lap up of the view of waters gushing through mountains, dropping from 50 metres. It then forms a pool below where avid swimmers enjoy a swim. The waterfall lies about 2 kilometre from tiny settlement of Sanquelim and 8 kilometre from Bicholim, in North Goa. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  31. 31. 24. Spice Plantations visit If you wish to do something beyond the beaches in Goa, you can opt for a spice plantation visit. There are packages available which involves you exploring the refreshing surroundings and also getting an insight on what all goes behind the makings of an inevitable part of Indian cuisine. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  32. 32. 25. Casino Cruise Try your luck and be the game for the night at any of the casinos in Goa! Be it at a roulette table or on a poker session, rule the black jack or simply get luckier at any of the slot machines, Goan casinos offer ample of opportunities to outshine the nights and be the star. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
  33. 33. A little more about us Thrillophilia.com is India’s biggest online portal for activity and experiential travel. With more than 90000 travelers and 1500 experiences across India. Thrillophilia has been recognized by Manthan South East Asia Awards for contributing digitally in the eTravel and Tourism industry. Thrillophilia was the only one selected from India for a panel discussion at Malaysia in their eco tourism conference this year. Young Turks on CNBC and Going Solo on CNN IBN are two TV shows that present the entrepreneur and his story. In September 2012, Thillophilia won the Power of Ideas at IIM Ahmedabad and the BizQuest at ISB. Thrillophilia.com 2014 All rights reserved. Please do not forward soft or hard copy without permissions
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