South Goa - 9 Attractions You Must Visit
About South Goa
It is famous for its natural beaches, temples, waterfalls, hill spots, paddy fields, coconut groves
Types of Attractions in South Goa
List of Attractions in South Goa
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
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.
Covered in powdery white sand and lined with coconut palms, this is a very popular and busy beach of Goa.
Lake/ River/ Ponds
1 Day Treks
Four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi river. The waterfall forms the border between Karnataka and Goa states. The area is surrounded by deciduous forests with rich biodiversity. The falls are not particularly spectacular during the dry season but during the monsoon season, it becomes a huge.
Goa Chitra Museum
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.
Indian Naval Aviation Museum
Showcases the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm. The museum is divided into two main parts, an outdoor exhibit, and a two-story indoor gallery. The outdoor exhibit is a huge park that visitors can walk through and see decommissioned aircraft. Some of them date back to before the 1940s.
Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla
This is a 12th-century Shaivite temple. It is the only structural temple of the Kadamba period(10th to 14th century) to survive the destructions during Muslim and Portuguese occupations of Goan territory.
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.
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.