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Palolem Beach - Things to Know Before Visiting

Palolem, Canacona, Goa 403702, India


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About Palolem Beach

Crescent-shaped beach. One can view the entire beach from either end. Both ends of the beach consist of rocks jutting out into the sea.

Attractions Near Palolem Beach

Agonda Beach
Agonda Beach5.3km from Palolem Beach

Stretching for miles, this is one of the best beaches of Goa and the country. During September, the beach serves as a nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles.

Cabo de Rama Fort
Cabo de Rama Fort13.8km from Palolem Beach

In the past, the fort has switched hands between Hindu, Muslim monarchs and the Portuguese and witnessed many battles. The present rickety structure with turrets and rusty cannons is a leftover of the Portuguese.

Karwar Beach
Karwar Beach22.89km from Palolem Beach

Karwar beach is one of the most splendid beach in Karnataka. The main activities in this beach is snorkeling and diving.

Marikamba Temple
Marikamba Temple23.4km from Palolem Beach

Hindu temple dedicated to a form of the goddess Durga. There is so many specialties for this temple.

Salaulim Dam
Salaulim Dam25.87km from Palolem Beach

Goa’s largest manmade reservoir. The Selaulim dam is a composite earth-cum-masonry dam of 42.7 meters height with a water spread area of 24 square kilometers. The Duckbill type spillway here is an interesting structure to checkout.

Goa Chitra Museum
Goa Chitra Museum29.5km from Palolem Beach

It has a collection of over 4000 artifacts focusing on Goa's traditional agrarian technology and lifestyle. The collection includes examples of local pottery, farming tools, musical instruments, ancient carts and palanquins from different points of the past. It also showcases an organic farm for the cultivation of various vegetables, herbs, spices, sugarcane, and rice which are staples of the area.

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