Panaji Travel Guide

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Panaji Overview

Panaji is the capital city of Goa state in India. The city has some decent beaches like Miramar and Dona Paula which are usually picnic spots. There are lots of things to do when in the Panaji city, Famous churches, river cruise on the Mandovi River, Casino’s, Shopping, national Monuments and site seeing.
Panaji has a very good variety of hotels and restaurants. There are well maintained lodges also available for travelers which are widely used by backpackers. This is a lovely place to visit if you would like to experience city life in Goa. There lots of colonial buildings and can get a feel of how Goa was during the Portuguese rule. The city is situated along the river Mandovi and is a port for transportation of goods. One can board a cruise from here or just use the ferry across the river. Casino cruises are also available.
Panaji has the main bus stand where there is a very good network of buses throughout Goa and other states. There are also options available for renting a 2 or 4 wheeler or hiring a Taxi. Usually renting a 2 wheeler is the cheapest and best option, if you know how to ride!

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