Know About splendid and eventful tour of  Mapusa – Goa- Mapusa Goa Tour & Travel Guide

Mapusa is the famous city from Beach Paradise Goa and one of the biggest commercial center of state. Mpusa city is  famous for the Friday market and as the access point for some of most fascinating, scenic and exotic beaches and architecture monuments of north Goa.

In the local language Konkani city name is pronounced as Mapsa or Mahapsa which means measure and fill and as the city is commercial place so name Mapusa is most appropriate one for the place. Albuquerque Mansion & Friday market of Mapusa is also among the prime tourist attractions because this is ideal place to get glimpses of vibrant Goan life style and culture. Friday Market is eyed at local citizens instead of tourist as almost every Goan visit this market for agricultural produce, vegetables, locally-grown fruit, spices and clothes at most competitive, tourist can purchase famous Goa Beach Wear garments here at very moderate rate , if they are good at bargaining.

On the Goa tourism Mapusa is an important base city as many of famous north Goa beaches are accessible from this city. On your beach holiday tour you are bound to come across Mapusa city as famous Goa beaches like Calangute, Candolim, Baga etc. are accessible from Mapusa city. Many Local travel agencies conducting local sight seeing tours are halting at Mapusa for lunch.


Vital Tourist Information : Mapusa

Location :
Mapusa is located near the river with same name in the Bardez Taluka, about 13 km south of capital city Panjim.


Near By City : Panaji Goa


State : Goa [India]


Region :
South West India


Famous as / For :
Weekly Mapusa Goa Market - Baga Beach


Weather & Climate :
Mapusa city experience costal and tropical climate.


Temperature :
Summer: Max. 35°C Min. 25°C
Winter: Max. 32°C Min. 17°C


Best Time to Visit :
June - September months are the rainy season so the months of October - May are considered as the suitable time for visiting Mapusa though April May heat might prove unbearable for tourist from Europe and western countries.


Spoken Languages :
Marathi - Hindi - Konkani - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Mapusa city have variety of restaurants and eating places matching to different budgets and food habits. Beaches around the city are ideal place for sea food lovers. Mapusa is also famous for bakery products like breads, strudel, pastries and tarts etc.
There are few restaurants close to Mapusa bus stop where you can get truly delicious fresh sea food especially huge variety of fishes.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Mapusa is famous for Friday market but not much significant shopping place for the tourist, however tourist can go for beach shopping of local crafts, Key to shopping is the bargaining.


Travel Tips :
Now a days Hotel accommodation in Mapusa Goa requires Photo Identity prof for tourist so remember to keep one with you.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
North Goa Beaches : Anjuna Beach - Arambol Beach - Baga Beach - Calangute Beach - Chapora Beach - Keri Beach - Vegator Beach
Religious Places : Bogdeshwar Temple - Kansarpal- Kalbadevi Temple - Sri Kalika Temple


Interesting Information :
Popular Goa Beaches :
Aguada Beach - Arambol Beach - Baga Beach - Bambolim Beach - Calangute Beach - Candolim Beach - Dona Paula - Harmal Beach - Mendrem Beach - Miramar Beach - Morjim Beach - Sinquerim Beach - Siridao Beach - Vegator Beach - Velsao Beach


How To Reach Mapusa Goa [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Kokan railway connects Goa with Mumbai and South India. Margao is the nearest railway station for Mapusa. Auto rickshaw, tourist vehicles and taxies are available for local road travel.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Mapusa is well connected by bus route with Mumbai, Kolhapur, Pune, Belgaum, Hubali, Bangalore and other cities. Luxury and state road transport buses ply at regular intervals.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Goa's only airport Dabolim is the source of air travel to Mapusa.