This modern, technicolour temple is not particularly imposing, but it’s worth a look inside as it was the first Hindu shrine established...
Tiny Jama Masjid, barely 100m south of the Municipal Gardens and built about two centuries ago, is easy to miss. The exterior of the...
To the west of the Municipal Gardens, the grassy Azad Maidan won’t win any prizes at a flower show. Its centrepiece is a small pavilion...
The decor is cosy English pub, the clientele young and up for a party, and the hook is the e-beer system. Each table has it’s own beer...
Gujarat Sweet Mart
If you have a sweet tooth, this hole-in-the-wall sweet counter is the place to indulge it, with a panoply of Indian confectioneries....
7th fl, Junta House, Swami Vivekanand Rd · interesting places nearby
Public Observatory information
If you’re interested in checking out the clear winter night skies over Goa, the local branch of the Association of Friends of Astronomy has a public observatory on the terrace of the Junta building. The local enthusiasts are only too happy to welcome visitors and explain what you’re looking at. The view over Panaji by night is lovely too, especially around dusk.