Know About splendid and eventful beach holiday at Beach Paradise City Panjim (Panaji) , Goa  - Panjim Goa Tour and Travel Guide

Panaji or Panjim, the Mandavi river bank situated city is the capital of beach Paradise state Goa. Portuguese architecture, World heritage site Churches of Goa, Water sports and colorful vibrant celebration style are some of the prime tourist attractions of Panjim Goa. A ship journey in Mandovi river, a part of Goa tourism, Goa at night creat an opportunity for travelers to learn about folk music of Goa.
City name Panaji in the local language means land which never floods. Historic city Panaji dates back to time of Kadamba king, Shasthadeva [1007-1050]. Panjim City was capital of union territory of Goa, Daman & Diu till 1987. New Legislative Assembly complex of the state which was inaugurated in the year 2000 is also situated at location near by Panjim.
Panjim is ideal stay for the visitors of Beach Paradise Goa, because of effective local transportation links, comfortable and affordable accommodation for all budgets, vivid eating hangouts and nice commercial place to shop.
Panjim Hotels are offering a wide range of accommodation along with truly mouth watering food recipes. Probably this is the only place in the entire Goa, besides the some beach side where you find crowd even after mid night.
Do remember Panjim have annual average rainfall is 2932 mm and considered among the heavy rainfall cities so while planning your Panjim Goa tour try to avoid June – September months, rainy season here.


Vital Tourist Information : Panjim

Location :
Panaji is located on the bank of Mandovi river in the central region of tiny beach state Goa.

Near By City : Madgaon

State : Goa

Famous as / For :
Historic Portuguese Architecture - Water Sports - World Heritage Site - Christmas and New Year celebrations

Weather & Climate :
City have tropical climate, hot and humid in summers and pleasant and refreshing cool in winters.

Temperature :
Summer : Max. 35°C Min. 25°C.
Winter : Max. 30°C Min. 15°C

Best Time to Visit :
September to March is the best time to visit city though a large number of Indian tourist visit Goa in the summer vacations of schools.

Spoken Languages :
Konkani - Marathi - Hindi - English - Portuguese

Dining / Food Facility :
Goa is hot international tourist destination. Panjim is famous for real delicious food with exotic aroma. Hotels and restaurants offers almost all type of cuisines including sea food and typical Kokani dishes. There are some pure vegetarian hotels also. Succulent prawn and Feni, local exotic alcoholic drink are the prime attractions for non vegetarians.

Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Goa Handicrafts, brassware, terracotta, shell work and causal garments are the most common items of tourist shopping. Be good at Bargaining to save on purchasing.

Travel Tips :
This is advisable to get confirmation of hotel rooms in advance during the November - January.

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots / Religious Places : Adil Shah Palace - Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount - Kala Academy - Mahalaxmi Temple - Maruti Temple - Ruins of St. Augustine's Tower - St. Sebastian Chapel

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 Panjim Goa

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Panjim is accessible on train journey by nearest railway station Madgaon which is important halt for Kokan railway trains and originating source for many daily trains leading to Delhi , Mumbai, Kolhapur, Bangalore etc.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Panjim or Panaji is best access by road travel. Panjim is well connected by government and private luxury buses with all near by cities in Karnataka and Maharashtra state.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Panjim have own airport for domestic and international flights which is located at Dablolim about 30km from the city heart.

Local Transportation :
There is quite good and highly effective web of city buses. Auto rickshaw, taxies and other rental tourist vehicles are also there for local transportation. Adventure lover tourist can also hire a two wheeler for moving around Goa.