If you’re looking to explore a bit more of Goa that includes the heritage and cultural side of things, central Goa can be an ideal area.
While you won’t find the most famous beaches of Goa in this region, you will find some activities that give you a different glimpse of Goa.
Places to stay in Panjim
If you’re looking to explore central Goa in one week, Panjim is a good base.
For places to stay in Panjim, these are some of the top picks by Lonely Planet for accommodation in Panjim.
- Budget: Old Quarter Hostel
- Mid-range boutique hotel: La Maison
- Luxury heritage hotel: Panjim Inn
These places are located in the heritage district of Fontainhas to give you that Goan cultural feeling!
Have a look at more top hotel recommendations for Goa.
Also take a look at this map of Panjim hotels.
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So, let’s say you will give yourself one week in Goa
Maybe the mornings can be dedicated to an activity in central Goa, and then you can head to a beach in North Goa for the afternoons and evenings.
Or maybe you want to spend a few full days exploring the area surrounding Panjim.
No matter how you choose to do it, here are some places to visit in central Goa to put on your list of things to do!
Map of central Goa
First, get acquainted with Goa!
Explore the map of central Goa!
Best places to visit in central Goa in one week
Latin Quarter of India
Famous white church in Panjim
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church
Bascilica of Bom Jesus – UNESCO world heritage site in Goa
St. Augustine Ruins
Ferry across a Goa waterway
Reis Magos Fort
Bird sanctuary nature trail
Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Quiet village roads
Dona Paula Jetty viewpoint
HAPPY CENTRAL GOA TRIP PLANNING!
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