The state of Goa is split into two districts. North Goa District shares its boundary with Maharashtra to the north, Karnataka to the east, South Goa District to the South and the Arabian Sea to the west. The Mandovi and the Terekhol are two rivers that run through the region making space for 35 km of sandy beaches like the famous Candolim beach and Calangute Beach. This region also offers great nightlife, sumptuous food and plentiful yoga centres, allowing you not only to party hard but also find the inner peace.
When it comes to Places to visit in North Goa, one must start off with the beaches. The crescent-shaped Vagator beach is one of the top attractions in North Goa and is popular for hosting Sunburn. Situated between the Aravalli Hills, Arjuna beach is another one of best beaches in North Goa. The Calangute, one of the top beaches in Goa, attract a large number of tourists every year. Candolim Beach and Arambol Beach are also amazing beaches that have a laid-back vibe and have a lesser crowd. Apart from the beaches, North Goa is home to one of Goa's top architectural attritions, Fort Aguada. This 17th-century fort and its lighthouse were built by the Portuguese who once inhabited this region. Today it has transformed into a jail. Other must visit places in North Goa include the Church of Mae De Deus and the Temple of Bogdeshwara. Looking for places to go shopping in North Goa? Head to Arjuna Market and find many amazing things including super cheap Beachwear. Mapusa market is another great market in North Goa worth a visit.
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