Everyone who has visited Goa will tell you that North Goa, in particular, is a place where you can experience the best of Goa. From beautiful beaches to popular night clubs to picturesque sundowners to mouthwatering cuisine, this region never fails to impress. That is exactly why most of the domestic and international tourists prefer to stay here when they are on their Goa holiday

Sightseeing in North Goa offers some really interesting places for a perfect vacation in Goa. Bikes and cars are easily available on rent and therefore it is much easier to travel around and explore places.  You can even rent a cab where you can relax and move around feasting your eyes on the natural scenic beauty of North Goa. So below are few places that you don’t want to miss when you set out to explore North Goa.

Fort Aguada

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The lighthouse at Fort Aguada

17th-century Portuguese fort remains well preserved in Goa. The fort houses a lighthouse and is said to be the first lighthouse in Asia.  Situated on Sinquerim Beach, you can get an infinite view of the Arabian Sea. This fort also Houses the famous Fort Aguada Jail, which is also another touristic attraction when on the Atlantis Adventure Cruise.

Reis Mangos Fort

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Fort Reis Magos

You can get a glimpse of the beautiful village life because of the roads and the bylanes which you have to take en-route Reis Mangos. As for the fort, it’s huge and well maintained. Recently restored, 16th-century fort offers sweeping river & sea views, along with a cultural center. This is has been recognized a lot lately after getting featured on Vodafone advertisement. If you’er A must visit Sightseeing in North Goa, this should be on your list.

Old Goa

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The Basilica of Bom Jesus

Once upon a time, Old Goa was the capital of this beautiful state during the Portuguese conquest of Goa. The town was an important point for Portuguese maritime, trade and commerce. Old Goa offers some beautiful heritage structures that reflect the colonial legacy of Goa in all its’ glory. Old Goa churches and forts are popular among the tourists for the very same reason. I have a separate blog post on Top 4 places to visit in Old Goa, so you can also check it out by clicking here.


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Marquinez Palace (Old GMC Building) Image: instagram.com/paritoshpai

Panjim offers some interesting places for the tourists. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception church or the Panjim church is one out of it which offers a great sunset view. Apart from this, a visit to the Miramar Beach, Kala Academy, and Fonthinas is a must. As a result, you will imbibe the cultural heritage and scenic beauty of Goa. Please wait for my new  blog on these interesting  places in Panjim to visit

There you go with your perfect list of Sightseeing in North Goa. I hope you have a great time exploring these places and have a beautiful rewarding experience in Goa.


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John Lloyd Dias
John works as a Social Media Specialist and is also a Freelance Content Writer. His vices include wine-fueled nights with good company and binge-watching Netflix.​