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North Vs South Goa, Which part of Goa is best?

North Goa Vs South Goa

Which part of goa is best, this is confusion for visitors who is visiting Goa first time or have not visited both sides of Goa. The best part is both North and South but it depends on your holiday type. North and South Goa both has a different charm for holiday. Where north goa is a hippy place and famous for the extravagant nightlife, there South Goa is famous for picturesque views, less crowded, secluded romantic spot. We are going to take a small journey for both places lifestyle below.

Why North Goa is Famous?

North Goa is an integral part of the hippie culture of the Goan experience. While Goa attracts hundreds of tourists and travelers from all around the globe, the North Goa particularly is a hub for all the youngsters and the party crowd. It has everything from the beach shacks to the fashion streets, and from the clubs to the casinos.

Beaches – North Goa hosts many of the popular beaches in Goa like the Anjuna beach, Baga beach, Calangute beach, Candolim and Vagator beach and many more.

Forts – It also a home to the famous forts like Aguada fort and Chapora fort.

Markets – Shopping is one of the first few things to do in Goa, and the famous Anjuna flea market and Mapusa market happens to be the perfect solution.

Churches – As far as the architectural beauty of the North Goa is concerned, the Bom Jesus Basilica church is a major attraction in Goa, along with other similar churches.

Nightlife – The nightlife in Goa is one of the major attractions for tourists and North Goa has plenty of clubs and casinos in its area where some of the most happening parties take place.

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Why South Goa is Famous?

Goa is not just about the beach and the parties. There is a whole other side to it which happens to be down South. While North Goa happens to be a party capital of the state, South Goa is where people come for a rejuvenating vacation.

Calm – There are equally beautiful beaches here, which are calm, relaxing and sunny. South Goa attracts most of the family tourists, wherein people come to relax, enjoy on the beach, visit the popular attractions of Goa and indulge in a few leisure activities.

Beautiful Beaches – Beaches like the Palolem beach, Colva beach, Butterfly beach etc. are some of the most laid back beaches. One can relax here, go sunbathing, and may be experience some beach activities like a cruise ride at Dona Paula.

Delicious Food – Food is a hotshot topic amongst the travelers and there are some of the most delicious restaurants in South Goa. From local delicacies to international cuisines, there is a lot to choose from.

Relaxation – If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation away from the crowds, South Goa is a perfect destination.