Goa is divided into two major districts - South Goa and North Goa. They are two major parts of the state that are completely different from one another and have a lot of different experiences to offer to the tourists visiting these places. Speaking of South Goa in particular, the district has so much and so many attractions but it is a lot quieter than North Goa which is more popular for beaches and clubs. Anyone who is looking for serenity and peace will surely like to explore South Goa.
Sometime around 1510, the Portuguese had expanded their colony to its present boundaries which is South Goa today. This was a time of 17th and 18th century. And it was on 19 December 1961, that Goa was annexed by India from Portugal rule along with two other enclaves namely Daman and Diu. In 1965, all three of them were merged to form a single geographical conclusion. Then in the year 1987, on 30th May, Goa successfully attained the full statehood while the territories of Daman and Diu were given the title of union territory separately.
Silent Noise-Party. Everyone is aware of this world-famous party. But still, this is a one-of-a-kind experience for anyone who looks forward to experiencing something unique and out of the box. All you need to do is slip your headphones, choose your DJ, choose your preferred tunes and explore out-of-sync bizarre moves that people are doing around you!
Gatsby's Pub. Step into this small and well-equipped, lounge and bistro. Alongside this, you can also enjoy the wonderful music of this place. It is reasonably priced and fits your pocket best. If you are looking for an AC nightclub to beat the heat but not kill the fun; this is an ideal destination.
Johnny's Cool. This is a kind of place where you get to enjoy a pocket-friendly and a wide range of beers, feni, lassis, and deliciously scrumptious food. And the music only acts as a cherry on the cake. It is indeed a wonderful place to have fun in the true blue Goan style.
Goa Liberation Day. If you do not know, then let us tell you that Goa was not always a part of India, but it became a state of India after India liberated it in 1961 from the Portuguese rule. The whole operation was structured in such a precise manner that it had only taken three days for the Indian forces to free Goa. Read More
Feast of St. Francis Xavier. Since the state is highly dominated by the Christian religion, one shall find most of the fairs and festivals influenced by Christianity., and this festival is an example of the same. Read More
Christmas Day. Though Christmas is celebrated all over the world, the way Goa does it is something different and fun to be a part of. Everything ranging from the church bells and cakes to the music are just so perfect. If you ever visit Goa during Christmas time, then this is something really worth experiencing. Read More
By Road. The overall connectivity via road is very good. You can easily travel to South Goa from some of the major cities like Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai. To travel via road you can consider taking NH44, NH66, NH50, NH48, etc.
By Train. The Madgaon railway station is Goa’s biggest as well the busiest railway junction. It has very good connectivity via cities like Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, etc.