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Panaji

Panjim City, Goa

Panjim City which is the capital of Goa is located on the banks of the Mandovi river and it has beautiful locations along with concrete buildings. The churches along with river side promenades and with the stepped streets with long promenade makes it one of the best city in Goa. There are several Churches in the city and it is said to be elevated from a town to city on March 22, 1843. The city has planned grid system with Portuguese relocation from Velha Goa and putting the Panjim as the map of Goa with the city being called Nova Goa. The city has been renamed Panjim since 1960’s and it was earlier known as Pangim.

The city could be found to be one of the most happening one during the carnival or the Christmas time and if the weather is concerned then the tropical monsoon is the most favorable season and the weather is also hot and humid during the Summers and in Winters with heavy rainfall and gusty winds the temperatures reach upto 32 degree Celsius and during winter the temperature reaches upto 23 Degree Celsius. The Panjim City has various landmarks and the other tourist attractions are Adilshahi Palace along with Institute Menezes Braganza and the Mahalaxmi Temple with the Jama Masjid Mosque. The carnival celebrations is done during the month of February and the entire city reverberates into a great tune of music and laughter with lots of enjoyment. The Mala Area along with Miramar Beach along with Kala Academy is found to be one of the most visited tourist attractions in Goa. The other attractions are Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary along with Miramar beach which is one of the more crowded beach which remains full with international and local tourists thus making it a favorable tourists destinations in India.

Panjim or Panaji is the capital of the Goa state which is situated in north Goa district. It is also located on the bank of the Mandovi River. It is the largest populated city of the state which has approx 114,405 populations. The city has several educational institutes and Government offices.

Tourist attractions: Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, State Museum, Planetarium Centre, Casino Caravela, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Dona Paula Beach and Miramar Beach.


Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 20.2 20.2 24.6 24.6 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 23.8 21.6 21.6
Average High (℃) 31.8 31.8 32.6 32.6 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 31.7 32.8 32.8

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury: Goa Marriott Resort & Spa (0832 246 3333), Mitaroy Goa Hotel (094480 87708), Nirvaah (086696 60022), Country Inn & Suites by Radisson (0832 674 0000), Hotel Rego (0832 243 7722), Amonkar's Boutique Hotel (0832 246 5017), Vivanta Panaji (0832 663 3636), Aqua Mira (09890433232), Fortune Miramar (0832 663 7300).

Affordable: Ginger Hotel (+91 832 6643333), Park Prime Goa (0832 663 6363), Hotel Sona (0832 222 3973), La Maison Fontainhas (0832 223 5555), Panjim Inn (0832 222 6523), Paradise Inn (0832 242 0657), Hospedaria Abrigo de Botelho (095277 78884), Orav's Guest House (0832 242 6128), Mateus Boutique Hotel (074474 88889), Hotel Trimurti (0832 222 1441), The Caravela Home Stay (0832 223 7448), Panaji Residency (0832 222 3396).

Visit Information:-

Location: Panjim (Goa capital)

Nearest Airport: Dabolim (25.9 KM)

Nearest Railway Station: Karmali (14.2 KM)

Distance From:-

Dabolim International Airport: 25.9 KM (via NH 66)

Panjim City: 0.0 KM

Madgaon City: 34.8 KM