Miramar Beach PanajiThe famous Miramar Beach is located in the very heart of Panaji city. This is the only beach of Goa that is located in capital city of Panaji. Its strategic location in capital city obviously makes it immensely popular amongst locals and tourists, who flock to this beach to unwind themselves.
However, there is nothing spectacular about this beach. it is as typical as any other Goan beach. It has decent number of food stalls, make shift shops, quite a few water sporting activities and hordes of people scattered all around the beach. Besides, in case if you’re at Miramar Beach between November and March then you’ll also spot huge number of beautiful migratory birds, who come to Miramar during this these months in search of sea food. This beach, in other words, offers almost everything to keep dull and boring moments at bay.
Famous places in and around Miramar BeachSince Miramar Beach is located almost in the heart of Panaji city, many important places including iconic tourist destinations reside in its proximity. In case if you’re at Miramar Beach or somewhere near it then these places are thoroughly worth visiting and more so if you’re visiting Panaji for the very first time.
18th June Road
One of the busiest streets and also a major shopping destination of Panaji. This place is particularly popular with visiting tourists. Here there are hordes of shops, eateries, fast food centers and also street vendors. In other words, this place is a recreation and shopping hub of Panaji.
Goa Science Center and Planetarium:
This unique science center is located at Miramar Beach itself. This is a great place for your kids to take to. They will be especially enthralled by movies played at Planetarium that will take them into amazing world of our galaxies and stars.
Don’t miss this place if you are a true art lover. Here you’ll get to enjoy drama, art exhibitions and even art seminars all under one roof. What’s even more wonderful is that this art academy is completely laced with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities. Besides, don’t miss the stunning view of sun setting on Mandovi River, which you can enjoy at the back of Kala Academy.
Church of the Immaculate Conception
Located some 10 minutes drive from Miramar Beach is this church, which happens to be one of the oldest and also popular churches of Goa. In fact this church looks absolutely stunning when lights are put on during late evening.
For all those architecture buffs, this place is an absolute must visit. This place has rows of wonderful houses that are built in typical Portuguese style. These unique houses were obviously built when Portuguese were ruling Goa. When you take a walk at this place, you’ll literally feel that you’re inside a small town of Portugal and not Goa.
This Lord Hanuman Temple is one of the most beautiful temples of Panaji and fortunately is located only few kilometers away from Miramar Beach. In fact this temple overlooks the Fontainhas area/district, which obviously is a very picturesque view. Know more
All these nearby landmark places coupled with of course all the great things that Miramar Beach itself has to offer, pretty much makes it a worth visiting destination.