20 Mind Blowing Places (With Photos) to Visit in North Goa In 2019

Good news for couples/friends/family who love to travel once or twice a year across India.

This year 2019 will be more memorable if you plan to visit in Goa. It will be more adventitious if you hire a self drive car or without driver car. Let’s save the places in mind to be covered in North Goa in just 15 minutes. From popular beaches to famous shacks, from awesome Goan cuisine to fashion street, North Goa has got a map of everything. Now move to famous places to visit in North Goa.

20 Mind Blowing Places to Visit in North Goa

From beaches, flea markets, clubs, café, churches to forts, here are all the awesome places to visit in the north side of Goa this year you are going to rock. Take a look:

  1. Candolim Beach
  2. Calangute Beach
  3. Anjuna Beach
  4. Fort Aguada
  5. The Church of Mae De Deus
  6. Chapora Fort
  7. Casino Pride
  8. Anjuna Market
  9. Anjuna Beach
  10. Mapusa Market
  11. Club Cabana
  12. SinQ Nightclub
  13. Aguada Beach
  14. Baga Beach
  15. Bom Jesus Basilica
  16. Sinquerim Beach
  17. Grand Island
  18. Chorao Island
  19. Dona Paula Beach
  20. Vagator Beach


  1. Candolim Beach

Candolim Beach

The charming Candolim Beach is particularly famous for diving, water sports and night life as you also know the famous festival in Goa “Sunburn”. Candolim Beach is one of the interesting places to see after the sunset. The nightlife combines with filmy party and entertainment.


  1. Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach

Calangute Beach is a perfect tourist place, filled with memento stalls, shacks and other stalls selling everything beer, trinkets, pawns, books etc. ‘The Enamour of Downtown Calangute” Holding the impressive beauty and attraction with all the dream nightlife of an ocean paradise, Calangute is your way to heaven.


  1. Anjuna Beach

anjuna beach

Anjuna beach Goa is an ultimate choice for nature buffs, who love to enjoy full moon parties during the New Year and Christmas. Travelers on this very day rejuvenate themselves in a pleasurable atmosphere of the lucent full-moon casting a magic charm and the soft frothing waves snuggling their feet.


  1. Fort Aguada

Fort Aguada

This fort was built in 1612 on Sinquerim beach in Goa. Aguada is a Portuguese word which means “Watering Place”. It is one of the largest forts in western India.  It receives a lot of tourists all around the year for its jail and lighthouse.


All days of the week

9:30 AM – 6:00 PM


  1. The Church of Mae De Deus

The Church of Mae De Deus

Situated in Saligao, Bardez, Mae De Deus Church (or Mother of God Church) is a Gothic style church in North Goa. According to residents, the beautiful wooden statue of Mae De Deus, painted in golden color and was taken royally in a decorated boat across the Mandovi River to Betim.

Best Timing:


7.00 a.m.

8.00 a.m.



7.00 a.m.

8.30 a.m.

9.00 a.m.


  1. Chapora Fort

Image Source: Girish Palkar Photography

This fort underwent a refurbishment in the hands of the Portuguese during the seventeenth century. This fort is also known as “Dil Chahta Hai” fort. Best time to visit Chapora Fort is evening time because sunset sky looks impressive from here.

Best Timing:

Any day

3.00 p.m to 5.30 p.m


  1. Casino Pride

Casino Pride

Casino Pride is a best premium floating casino in Goa. Only 18+ yrs age of people can visit this ship. Casino Pride on Mandovi River overlooking the capital city Panjim, it’s a luxurious place where the famous Goan nightlife finds an exciting expression in terms of class and style.

Best Timing:

Any day

  • 9.30 p.m to 11.30 p.m


  1. Anjuna Market

Anjuna Market

The Flea Market of Anjuna beach makes it the most phenomenon place in Goa. The teenagers and unkempt hippies are generally seen in Anjuna Market. The market is on every Wednesday, it’s very big mixed with Indian and western stalls. The markets of this beach are filled with Kashmiri stalls, coffee shops, tattoo parlor, Western Jewellery, haircutting shops, Orchard stores, Oxford Stores and many stalls.


  1. Anjuna Beach


It’s knows as beach of hippies. Anjuna Beach is an ultimate destination which has seen Hippie culture and whose flea market still stands the number one position! The most famous beach amongst foreigners; this sea–side is well-known amongst back-packers, hippies, and the ones who are looking for cheap stays or shacks


  1. Mapusa Market

Mapusa Market

Mapusa market has always been one of the mandate place to visit for trading and shopping in Goa from the olden times. You know what does the mean of Mapusa, “map” (meaning to measure) and “sa” (meaning to fill up) are joined to form the word Mapusa. It is an exciting and active market that is open from 9 a.m till 6.30 – 7.00pm, Monday to Saturday. In Mapusa Market, you will find antiques and Goan pottery to handicrafts, textiles, clothing, spices, fruits, vegetables, meats, jewellery. Bargaining is recommended, and is a good place to test your bargaining skills.


  1. Club Cabana

Club Cabana

Club Cabana is known as the Night Club in the Sky, it’s a favorite among all the enthusiastic party-goers in Goa. Offering a quite affordable cover charge for couples and free entry for women, this place is always energetic with great music and dancing crowds.

Another special offer at Club Cabana happens on only Friday when anyone wearing a bikini can get in for free and enjoy drinks on the house.


9:30 PM – 4:00 AM


  1. SinQ Night Club

SinQ Night Club

SinQ is the type of nightclub where you’d want to start and end your trip. A chic night club and lounge with an outdoor bar, private poolside and DJs, SinQ possesses pretty laidback ambiance with the warm simple decor and the ambience. And when the sun sets, the place transforms into a party mansion.


  1. Aguada Beach

Aguada Beach

Tourist flocks to capture the wonderful view that it offers of the sea and the beach. Goa Aguada beach is made special by the Fort Aguada. Apart from the fort, there is several attention-grabbing sightseeing like churches in Aguada that are worth a visit.


  1. Baga Beach

baga Beach

Baga Beach is situated in North Goa, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mapusa and 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Panaji. Waters ports are a main attraction. You can try parasailing, wake boarding, windsurfing, kite surfing, dolphin rides, banana rides or take a ride on a jet ski. You can go for the most relaxing ayurvedic messages out there.


  1. Bom Jesus Basilica

Bom Jesus Basilica

Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa is one such impressive church that has its mark in the history of Christianity in India. It’s a 400 Year Old Church. It holds the tomb and mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, whose body was brought from China to the church after two years of his death.


  1. Sinquerim Beach

sinquerim beach

Sinquerim situated 13 km from Panaji is one of the best beaches in North Goa where one can enjoy water-skiing, para-sailing, fishing, scuba diving and windsurfing. The beach at Sinquerim lies closest to the Aguada beach. Close to the beach one can see the famous historical fort Aguada.


  1. Grand Island

Grand Island

Grand Island is also usually known as Monkey Beach. The best journey of this island is early in the morning when the sun is not that harsh. Activities: Dolphin Boat Safari, Scuba Diving, Island Boat Trip with Snorkeling. The journey to the Island trip will always remain in your heart as short time spend on the Arabian Sea are engrossing and amazing.


  1. Chorao Island

Chorao Island

Chorao Island is the largest island among other 17 islands of Goa. The Island is beautiful because of its amazing flora and fauna. The area of this National Park is inhabited by local birds of over 400 species. The Island also preserves the traces of a very interesting ancient history, Indian Brahmin and Portuguese colonizers.


  1. Dona Paula Beach

Dona Paula Beach

If you watched “Singham” movie, you can recognize the spot. Situated on the suburbs of Panaji, Dona Paula is a popular tourist place in Goa.  The Dona Paula Sports Club offers water-scooter, cycle, and motorboat rides. Other water sports include windsurfing, harpoon fishing, water-skiing, skibob, sports fishing, snorkeling, toboggan ski-biscuit, para-sailing, kayaking, and yachting.


  1. Vagator Beach

Vagator Beach

Vagator beach is one of the most attractive beaches in Goa that is enclosed with white sand and speckled by huge black rocks, coconut trees & palm trees. This beach is divided into two beaches , Big Vagator and Small Vagator. This beach brings ample of adventure activities like parasailing, jets ski’s motored rides and dolphin sighting tours.