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Panaji

The capital of Goa and headquarters of North Goa District, a small and charming city on the left bank of silvery Mandovi 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 and other trees. Enchanting panorama unfolds from atop Altinho (Hill Top).

Since Panjim is the first place to be seen when you land it Goa, its impressions remain etched in your mind. While Panjim does not have too many tourist spots in the way of monuments or well-known picnic sites, what it does have is a singularity of character that exudes a sense of hospitality.

Just 3 km from Panaji is the Miramar beach. The Miramar beach is one of the many beaches Goa boasts of. The long walks on the silvery sands of the Miramar are the best way to enjoy the beach. Further ahead there is the fishing village of Dona Paula around Panaji. The Dona Paula beach is a place that attracts several tourists. The Marine Biology Museum and Taxonomy Reference Center of the National Oceanography Institute is a must see while at the Dona Paula. The old Goa or the Golden Goa lies around Panaji and is a must see.

Panaji is situated in the Tiswadi taluka of North Goa district and lies on the left bank of river Mandovi. The place is well connected with other places in Goa as well as other places in India with flights, rail, road, and sea.

In order to make the travel tour to Panjim-Panaji even more joyful you need to choose just the right kind of accommodation for you and your family or friends in Panjim-Panaji. The various hotels packages in Panjim-Panaji offer the best of facilities. You may take your pick from a range of luxury and budget hotels in Panjim-Panaji besides the star categorized accommodation hotels around the landmarks of Panjim-Panaji offer excellent view of the landmarks through their suites. Most of the places to stay in Panjim-Panaji are strategically located in the tourist centers.

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Excursion
Since Panjim is the first place to be seen when you land it Goa, its impressions remain etched in your mind. While Panjim does not have too many tourist spots in the way of monuments or well-known picnic sites, what it does have is a singularity of character that exudes a sense of hospitality.Church  In  Panaji

Panaji is laid out in a typical grid pattern that is centered on a church square. It has beautiful, red roofed houses with stucco walls that are built in Latin style, and have well-laid gardens. Avenues lined with statues and trees add to the old world charm of this place.

Largo da Igreja, the Chruch Square is an impressive and dazzling white-balustrade stairway in front of the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

The Secretariat was built in1615 by the Portuguese on the site of Palacio Idalcao, the Palace of the Sultan of Bijapur, Yusuf Adil Khan. It is a many-shuttered edifice that was an erstwhile residence of the viceroy.

The Portuguese heritage of the town is well preserved in parts of it that still consist of narrow winding streets, old houses with over hanging balconies, red-tiled roofs and numerous small cafe's and bars.

The Campal, as the riverside boulevard is called, is one of the most picturesque spots in Panjim.

Weekend Trips
The capital city of gorgeous Goa is dotted with places worth seeing in and around. Just 3 km from Panaji is the Miramar beach. The Miramar beach is one of the many beaches Goa boasts of. The long walks on the silvery sands of the Miramar are the best way to enjoy the beach. Further ahead there is the fishing village of Dona Paula around Panaji. The Dona Paula beach is a place that attracts several tourists. The Marine Biology Museum and Taxonomy Reference Center of the National Oceanography Institute is a must see while at the Dona Paula. The old Goa or the Golden Goa lies around Panaji and is a must see. Magnificent churches sumptuous buildings, stately mansions and broad streets once characterized the 3sq miles (8km) of old Goa. Today it's a small village surrounded by the huge churches and convents built during its heyday, and which attract visitors from many parts of the world. Among the many splendid buildings of old Goa, are the magnificent churches & cathedrals such as Se Cathedral, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, or Basiica of Bom Jesus as already mentioned contribute in making Old Goa as Golden Goa.

Make your holidays at Panaji more enjoyable by seeing these nearby places. These places not only enhance tourism potential in Panaji but also are worth seeing holiday spots themselves.

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Getting There
Panaji is situated in the Tiswadi taluka of North Goa district and lies on the left bank of river Mandovi. The place is well connected with other places in Goa as well as other places in India with flights, rail, road, and sea.

By Air
Goa is connected by Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, and Sahara Airlines flights from Mumbai (Bombay), Bangalore, Cochin, Delhi, Chennai (Madras), Mangalore and Trivandrum. Gateway for Goa is Dabolim Airport not far away from the city of Panaji.

By Rail
Panaji is connected with Mumbai (Bombay), Delhi, Pune, Secunderabad, and Jaipur. Madgaon is the nearest railway station. Advance reservation can also be made at the Railway Out Agency at the Panaji Bus Terminus.

By Road
Panaji is connected by good motorable roads with all the major towns in India via the National Highways NH 4A, NH 17, and NH 17A.

tourist places in india can arrange for you all types of land transport for your comfortable journey in Panjim-Panaji and through out the Indian state of Goa.

Languages : Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, English
STD code : 0832
Best Season : panjim-Panaji is pleasant all through the year. Thus, you may plan your trip to panjim-Panaji during any season. Cotton clothing are ideal in the Goan capital.

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