India being the best tourist hub for days, let’s explore mapusa which is is a town in North Goa, India. It is situated 13 km north of the capital Panaji. The town is the headquarters of Bardez Taluka. It is located on the main highway NH-17, linking Mumbai to Kochi. Here is the list of TOP 10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN MAPUSA.
For exploring out what to find in this stunning town let’s head into the main content:
1. SHREE DEV BODGESHWAR TEMPLE:
Temples are the spirit of India, and being sacred land of beautiful, stunning temples explore this temple which seems to be a must visit site, this beautiful temple is filled with endless myths and true devotees, thousands of devotes and tourist visit this place and believes that if someone makes a wish with true heart it comes true.
Must visit sight, there is also a famous annual fair called “Zatra” which is held in the months of December or January that brings thousands of devotees around India or around the globe.
ADDRESS: Calangute – Mapusa Rd, Mapusa, Goa, 403507, India
2. MARUTI TEMPLE:
Focusing on mainly temples, we see another asset of India, this beautiful temple picture India as a stunning state to visit, this temple was abolished by Portuguese, but it was re built.
The specialty is it is so colorful and covered in colorful stones which lit up in night that shows spectacular view of temple.
ADDRESS: Xelpem, Dangui Colony , Dhular, Balkrishna Bhosale Marg, Dangui Colony, Mapusa, Goa 403507, India
3. FRIDAY MARKET:
Mapusa Friday Market is a traditional, regional weekly market in Mapusa, North Goa and a major tourist attraction. This market is an incredible place to visit if you are looking for best shopping options, this colorful market is so much famous and it is the main attraction of both locals and tourist.
You can find almost everything that includes household stuff, accessories, clothes, vegetables, species and home décor. Must visit place as you find every traditional thing here.
ADDRESS: Municipal Market, Mapusa, Goa 403507, India
4. CHURCH OF LADY OF MIRACLES:
This spectacular, sacred church, that is famous for annual festival of our lady of miracles. The ground on which it is located has a special importance because of the ground which is a base of special importance for both Hindus and Christians. This church was built by Portuguese.
ADDRESS: Sircaim, Goa 403502, India
5. SRI KALIKA TEMPLE:
Mapusa is filled with adorable, typical gown town in a Portuguese style setting, and the temple presents a skillful looks and pictures a modern Indian culture. The temple’s dome gives spectacular views.
The spectacular temple carries a sculpture is considered as eight centuries.
ADDRESS: At Kansarpal, Mapusa, India
6. ST. SEBASTIAN CHAPEL:
This place is the perfect place for healing as according to popular myth a person can heal it’s soul here, not only this but this place is particularly an important place as according to a revew “This church was built in 1592 on the Pandava Chem Deol, which belonged to Suntu Sar Dessai, a descendant of Pandavas, converted to Christianity, in 1560, with a significant numbers of locals of Aquem too, and his name was changed to Sebastiao Coelho.
His meditation and miracles as victims were witnessing, always considered a holy soul. A place of worship and spiritual cleanses, provides a great attraction to all”.
ADDRESS: Soares Wadd, Siolim, Marna Siolim, Marna, Goa 403517, India
7. OZRAN BEACH:
This calm place is less crowded and not known to people, enjoy crystal clear water where you can sooth your soul, or can arrange a picnic in a perfect view of sunset.
Enjoy the calm, relaxing environment, you can have a real relaxing and soothing experience.
ADDRESS: Behind The Hillocks, Bardez, India
Saligão is a census town in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. It is surrounded by the villages of Porvorim, Parra, Guirim, Sangolda, Pilerne, Candolim, Calangute and Nagoa and is in Bardez Taluka of Goa.
And it is very close to mapusa town, the site is renowned for an ancient parish church that has been constructed in the Gothic style. The initial name of the village Salgaon was changed to Saligao by Portuguese.
The village derives its name from two words ‘Sal’ and ‘Gao’, where the former means ‘wooded forest’ and latter means a ‘village’.
ADDRESS: Goa india
9. CASINO PARADISE:
Owned and operated by Pride Group, Casino Paradise at Pororvim is one of the oldest and largest onshore casino spread over 5,000 square feet. Two other onshore casinos operated by Pride Group are Casino Pearl at Bogmallo, Casino Palms at Baga. The Casino Paradise is located at Neo Majestic Hotel, Pororvim.
You can explore different games here which include American Roulette, Mini Baccarat, Blackjack, slot machines.
ADDRESS: Hotels in Goa (Porvorim)
10. GOLDEN OVEN:
Finally, glancing over the taste we find this bakery which is located opposite to the market is a cool respite from the shopping chaos. It offers cakes, pastries, mini pizzas and sandwiches.
ADDRESS: Sirsat Building, Market Rd, near State Bank of India – Agriculture Development Branch, Mapusa, Goa 403507, India