Wake up refreshed after a good sleep and have a delicious breakfast. After this, you will start your South Goa sightseeing tour. You will be taken to old Goa to view the famous churches like St. Francis Xavier Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, St. Cajetan Church, St. Catherine's Church, Tower of St. Augustine, and Convent of St. Monica. After completing your old Goa tour, you will head towards South Goa. South Goa tour package includes visiting the well-known Shanta Durga Temple and Mangueshi Temple.
After this, you will be taken to Panjim, the capital of Goa. Enjoy a walk along the Latin Quarter of Goa which is a popular attraction in Goa. Also known as Fontainhas, it was the residential area of Portuguese rulers and administrative officers. It has narrow cobblestoned streets with quaint cottages of colonial architecture. There is a Maruti temple in the Mala area of Fontainhas. It stands on a hilltop overlooking the Latin Quarter of Goa.
Your next visit will be to the State Museum and Mary Immaculate Church. State Museum has more than 8000 artifacts on display including stone sculptures, paintings, manuscripts, and coins. Mary Immaculate church is a simple Portuguese Baroque-style church. It is one of the first churches to be built in Goa.
You will end the day by exploring the markets of Panjim, it is the ideal shopping place that has an exotic Goan touch to it. It is a mix of street-side stalls and shopping malls where you can buy cashew nuts, wines, handicrafts, and spices.
Francis Xavier Church is of stunning Doric style architecture built in a beautiful location. St. Francis Xavier is the patron saint of this church. Francis Xavier was a European Missionary sent to Goa in the early days of Portuguese rule to help restore the Christian values.
Basilica of Bom Jesus is one of the oldest churches in the world. It is built on Baroque architecture with a marble floor and interiors of the church have ornamental work with the precious stones. It has the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier in a glass container encased in a silver casket. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Se Cathedral is an ancient church which is built on a style of Portuguese Manueline architecture. It was built to commemorate the Portuguese victory over an invading Muslim Army in the early 16th century.
St. Cajetan Church is dedicated to Our Lady of Divine Providence. It is of Corinthian style architecture and it is one of the most beautiful churches in Goa.
St. Catherine's Church is built on Renaissance-style architecture and the church has a beautiful altar and magnificent artworks. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also protected by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Tower of Augustine is a lofty tower that is standing proudly, defying the vagaries of weather and time. It is the only surviving tower of four that was a part of St. Augustine's church and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Covent of Santa Monica is also known as the Royal Monastery of Santa Monica which was the first nunnery of the East and the only convent for nuns. It is a perfect blend of Tuscan, Corinthian, Doric, and composite style of architecture.
Shanta Durga temple is the biggest and most important temple in Goa. It is a private temple complex belonging to the Goud Saraswat Brahmin community. It is of Indo-Portuguese architecture with pyramidal shikhara, Roman-arched windows, and a flat dome.
Mangueshi Temple is dedicated to Lord Mangueshi, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. This is the only temple for Lord Shiva in the Goa region.
Return to the resort in the evening and have a scrumptious dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.