Panaji excursions tour will take you to some of Goa's prime tourism destinations.
Located 9 km to east of Panaji, Old Goa was the erstwhile capital of
the Portuguese dominions in Goa (India). As the epicenter of Portuguese
territory, Old Goa witnessed the profusion of magnificent churches and
majestic buildings befitting the stature of the city. Old Goa has been
declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO.
Located about 21 km from Panaji, the Mangueshi temple stands tall
amidst the scores of Hindu temple that dot the Goan landscape. Lord
Manguesh is an incarnation of Lord Shiva and the Shivalinga inside the
fluorite designed sanctum is flanked by dwarpalas (guards). During the
annual Jatra, the temple is illuminated brightly.
Calangute is the numero uno beach in Goa. Stretching over an expanse of
seven kilometers, Calangute beach is known by the sobriquet the 'Queen
of Beaches' for its pre-eminence among the scenic beaches that dot the
Goan landscape. Due to its extreme popularity, Calangute beach beckons
tourists and backpackers from all over the world.
Built in 1551, the Reis Magos fort is another manifestation of the
Portuguese rulers' resolve to defend their territory against invaders
from the neigbouring states of Goa. Originally built by Sultan Adil
Shah, the Reis Magos fort was annexed by the Portuguese in 1760. The
Reis Magos church, present at the base of the fort, adds to the charm of
Candolim Beach is situated in the northern side of Goa. It is the
perfect place for those who have come on a vacation to forget the
tensions of their daily life and intend to spend their time relaxing and
rejuvenating. Though it doesn't boast of too many facilities, the beach
can surely be your answer to the serene surroundings that you are