Goa is one of the best places to simply retreat in for a vacation. The enjoyment and subtle staying feature are to die for. If you haven’t been to Goa yet, the top places you should definitely catch up with are as follows:
1.Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
This Panaji church is the famous port for Lisbon sailors which ended up coming here before heading towards old Goa. It is known for the 19th century crisscross structure which looks glorious. In the present times, you can visit this church at night to see how lovingly it gets illuminated.
The central part of the church has the gigantic bell which looks out of the world. This bell is worth watching out for its enormous shiny structure.
- ShriMahadeva Temple
Out of so many temples in India, this one especially needs a mention. Mahadeva temple was built in the 12th century but since then, it has survived millions of demolishment attacks. Located in the countryside area, this temple is known for its intricately carved structure. This temple has strikingly carved out pillars having crystal clear designs.
The ceiling of the temple has a lotus flower panel in the center. The screen is carved with the help of a stone where an image of Lord Ganesh looks amazing.
- Goa Chitra
This is a famed museum of Goa that was created by Victor Hugo Gomes. He was also a restorer who aimed to preserve the utensils from the kitchen. This museum in its initial stages was used to house more than 4000 objects that were collected by Hugo.
- Dudhsagar waterfalls
This waterfall is located in Molem and is in the wildlife sanctuary known as Bhagwan Mahavir. This is an impressive waterfall that flows down to the state of Karnataka. This is the second-highest waterfall in India which is also crossed by the local train. You can start your trip from Colem village from where a shared jeep can be hired.
Enroute to the sanctuary, you can pass through the Devil’s Canyon gorge which lies between the steep-sided rocks.
- Braganza House
This is a grand Portuguese mansion having a glory which defies the time it was built in. This structure was built in the 17th century and was originally a big house owned by the Braganza family. The house is divided into two parts, east, and western swing. In the western part, you will find a museum having gorgeous chandleries. The most attractive parts are the antique treasures imported from Portugal, Europe, and China. The eastern part of the house is not that grand but unique in its own way.
Each one of the above places is definitely one of the best to look at in your traveling list!