Built in 1612, Aguada fort is one of the major attractions for tourists in Goa. The fort was built to ensure protection from the ships entering through Mandovi River. Fort Aguada is also praised for housing the Asia’s first ever lighthouse.
In the state of beaches, Baga beach is one of the very popular beaches in Goa. Baga beach is located in the midst of the Calangut beach and Candolim beach. The beach is a sought-after travel destination for travelers looking for a relaxed and peaceful time.
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Apart from beaches, wildlife I also one of the major aspect that attracts tourists from all across the globe. The bird sanctuary provides shelter to various native and migratory birds. Apart from being a paradise for ornithologists, the sanctuary is also visited by wildlife photographers.
Basilica de Bom Jesus
Amongst various attractions, Basilica de Bom Jesus is a must visit in Goa. Built in 1605, the basilica houses the mortal remains of the patron saint of Goa, St Francis Xavier. It’s been more than 400 years and the saint’s body remains in good condition, leaving scientists all surprised.
The flea market of Goa is also one of the must visit attractions. The colorful markets are full with handicrafts, clothes and eateries serving delicious food. Some of the popular flea markets are Arpora Saturday Night Market, Ingo’s Saturday Night Market, The Friday Bazaar at Mapusa and Anjuna Wednesday.