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Mapusa Market

Mapusa Friday Market, North Goa

Mapusa is a famous weekly market which runs on every Friday. Mapusa is located in north Goa district. This market is famous for clothes, jewellery, carpet, vegetables, pottery and spice. Tourists can get here different restaurants and hotels accommodation.

Mapusa Market is one of the well known centre of trading and shopping in Goa from many years back. It is also said that this particular Goan market is the backbone of the entire Goa and the city state revolves around this market. The map or measure with the Konkani and Sa means to fill up becomes the word Mapusa. The vibrant and bustling market opens from 6:30 to 7:00 P.M. and it also shuts down the traditional susegad or siesta times in afternoon. It can also has to be kept in mind that for petty shopping which is a minimal amount of Rs 100-200 one cannot pay by card although the ATM’s are in vicinity but the international card holders can face issues as Indian ATM’s do not pay in Dollars and the surcharge is heavy on International cards.

This Goan market is known to sell everything from handicrafts, textiles, clothing and spices with fruits and vegetables along with meats and jewellery. The best part is that the haggling skills can be tested at this place but with a word of caution as things heat-up too easily in Indian Tropical Subcontinent and to cool things the local Feni along with many other beverages could be bought such as Fresh juices and Milkshakes.

Nearest Accommodations: Hotel Mayura (092260 28643), Mapusa Residency (0832 226 2794), Hotel Braganza (099215 21138), Hotel Satyaheera (0832 226 2849), Hotel Shraddha (078751 97846), Priti International (0832 291 0499), Acasia Villa (098500 67788), Prestige Hotel (096075 45352).

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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Average High (℃) 31.6 31.5 32.0 33.0 33.0 30.3 28.9 28.8 29.5 31.6 32.8 32.4

Visit Information:-

Location: Mapusa Market, North Goa

Address: Mapusa Market Area, Panjim, Goa 403507

Nearest Railway Station: Thivim (4.5 KM)

Mapusa Market Timings: 8.00 am to 6.30 pm

Open Day: Every Friday

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 39.3 KM

Panjim City: 14.9 KM

Madgaon City: 45.7 KM