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Panaji City Guide

Church of Our Lady of Immaculate ConceptiponPanaji The capital of Goa & headquarters of North Goa District, a small and charming city on the left bank of silvery Mandori River, with beautiful red-roofed houses, built in Latin style, also boasts of many modern houses, well laid gardens, statues and avenues lined with Gulmohar, Acassia & other trees. Enchanting panorama unfolds from atop Altinho (Hill Top).

Margao: The Capital of South Goa District in the hinterland of Southern Goa in Salcete Taluka is a thriving commercial metropolis linked by rail to the rest of India & Mormugao Harbour and by national highways, with Maharashtra & Karnataka. It has imposing old mansions and modern buildings.

Vasco-da-Gama: A modern, well laid out city close to Mormugao Harbour, has beautiful and extensive avenues. The air terminus of Goa at Dabolim lies on the outskirts of the city. It is also the railway terminus for passenger service in the South Central Railway.

Mapusa: The capital of Bardez Taluka, on the national highway, is at the cross roads of the network of highways covering whole of Northern Goa. Weekly fair on Friday is held at the modern streamlined market, attended by large crowds.

Mormugao Harbour: It is one of the finest natural anchorage on the west coast of India and the hub of intense maritime activity.

Pilar: Important religious and educational center of Christian Missionaries. The Church, Seminary and School atop hillock command a magnificent panorama of the countryside around and a fine view of Mormugao Harbour & Zuari River.

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