Agonda Beach, Agonda, Goa 403702
About Agonda 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.
Attractions near Agonda 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.
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.
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.
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.
Covered in powdery white sand and lined with coconut palms, this is a very popular and busy beach of Goa.
Where is Agonda Beach
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