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Panaji City

Enjoying Sunrise Goa Beach near panaji

Country: India
State:Goa
Location: Northern part of Goa
Area:
Altitude: 7 m
Population: 65,000
Language: Konkani
Known for: Beaches
Nearby Cities: Basco da Gama


Located at the western coast of India along Arabian Sea, the Goa capital city Panaji is internationally popular tourists' destination. It is the third largest city in Goa after Vasco da Gama and Margao.

Located on the estuary of Mandovi River, the city is worldwide popular for its pristine beaches and nightlife. It is interesting to share that the name Panjim is the English pronunciation; however, in Marathi, it is Panaji, which means 'Land that never floods.'

The house structure of the city is pretty unique that largely built in Indo-Portuguese style. You can see here concrete buildings with fanciful balconies and red-tiled roofs and riverside promenade. These houses are largely made in Latin style; among these buildings, you can also see here various modern houses and gardens.

Panaji Tourism
Panaji is one of the most visited tourists' spots in India; millions of people from various parts of the world keep on coming round the year. The most fascinating attractions for the tourists in the city are Beaches, Church (built in exotic style), Nightlife of Panaji, Wildlife sanctuary, and Local culture (blend of Indian and Portuguese).

Significant Tourists' attractions are:
Sri Devaki Krishna Temple
Sri Vithal Temple
Dona Paula Beach
Goa State Museum
Ruins of St. Augustines Tower
Archives Museum Goa
Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery
The Church and convent of St. Monica
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount
The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
The Church of St. Francis Xavier
Aquada Fort
Bondla Forest
Calanqute
Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary

How to Reach??
By Road: The coastal city Panaji is well connected with its neighbouring cities by roadways. You can take buses for Panaji from Mumbai as well as from Bangalore.
By Rail: The city is also connected with rail. You can book your rail ticket from any major city of India including Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi etc.
By Air: Located at the distance of 26 km from Panaji, Dabolim Airport is the international airport.

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