Goa Cities

October 22, 2008 by  
Filed under Other Goan Stuff

Goa is counted in the top ten tourist spots in India and the world. Because of the weather, environment and the comfortable environs, Goa welcomes everyone warmly. Several cities in Goa are known for their beaches, churches and other places of Interest. These are some of the major cities in Goa:

Panaji: Panaji is the capital of Goa. The city is also known as Panajim. It is located in Tiswadi Taluka. Panaji is located on the left bank of the Mandovi River. Panaji is famous for having the oldest municipality in Asia.

Margao: is another important city in South Goa. It is the most important town in South Goa. South Goa is well connected by road as well as rail. Margao is located in the Salcete Taluka.  The national highway connects Goa to Maharastra and Karnataka.

Mapusa: Mapusa is another important town in North Goa. Mapusa is known as the commercial hub of Goa. Mapusa is full of people who wish to get some tokens of their visits to Goa. It has several bazaars, which sell all the important trinkets and reminders of Goa. It is located in the Bardez taluka. Mapusa has several churches and gardens, which make it one of the most beautiful places in Goa.

Mollem: Mollem is situated on the north-east border of Goa. It is settled along the Panaji Belgaum National highway. Mollem is home to one of the biggest of the four sanctuaries in Goa, the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.  The Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is home to some of the richest wild life in India. The Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary has various birds, flora and fauna that would surely interest a nature lover.

These are just some of the places in Goa that would interest the tourist. There are several other cities and places of interest in Goa that would come at par with all the great tourist spots in India and the world.

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