In the centre of town, the small, pastel- coloured Maruti temple was built in the 1840s at a site where the monkey god Hanuman was...
Mango Tree Goa
Offers placements for volunteers providing support for disadvantaged children around Mapusa.
Church of Our Lady of Miracles
Founded in 1594 and rebuilt several times since, the Church of Our Lady of Miracles (also known as St Jerome’s) , around 600m east of...
A windowless remnant of a more mahogany-clad era, the dingy Casa Bela is a good place to escape the Mapusa blather and sip silently on a...
For some clean and shiny comfort, duck into this bakery opposite the market, which is a civilised respite from the shopping chaos aross...
Lonely Planet review
Don’t be put off by the dingy entrance or stairwell: this place opposite the market is great for watching the milling market crowds over a cold beer or long glass of feni (liquor distilled from coconut milk or cashews). Eclectic daily specials include roast beef and goulash with noodles.