Margao Full Day Tour is preferred by the tourists who are interested in Portuguese heritage, monuments, delicious cuisines on beaches and shopping. Margao city in south Goa derives its name from original ancient name Mathgram. Currently, called Madgaon, Margao is capital city of Salcete taluk, christened after River Sal. The city is located on the banks of River Sal. Goa, the mesmerizing land of enchanting attractions is famous all over the world and attracts tourists in large numbers. Margao is one of the most beautiful destinations of Goa where you can taste the Portuguese flavor and enjoy charm of the old world. The most striking features of this town are the Portuguese churches and traditional houses with dark pink wood furniture. The Church of the Holy Spirit and the Pandavas caves are among the main attractions of Margao. Margoa is located in the south of Goa and its important shopping center. Fishing and agriculture are the main trades here. It is the second largest city in the state. The hotels, beaches and scenic beauty are the other attractions of this destination. Although this place represents a great Portuguese influence but it was at some point of time a Hindu religious center dotted with several temples and dharamshalas. It is said that the term Margoa is derived from the word Mathgram means "the village of the temples". Margao city tour showcases several tourist attractions: Colva Beach, Church of the Holy Spirit, House of Seven Gables, Rachol & Rest Caves of the Pandavas.
Colva Beach: Peaceful atmosphere and beauty of the beach landscapes make Colva beach a destination impossible to circumvent. It is located 6 km from Margao city. At the beach, one can indulge in delicious seafood. This is the longest beach (20 km long) in the Goa.
Church of the Holy Spirit: It is a famous church that was built by the Portuguese in 1675. It reflects a fine example of the late Baroque style of architecture. The interior of the church is beautifully decorated.
House of Seven Gables: This magnificent mansion speaks volumes about the glory of the Portuguese era in India. It was built in 1790 by Sebastino da Silva. There were seven gables in the manor and now only three original gables are left.
Rachol: It is a popular attraction of Margoa built by the Portuguese in 1521. It was converted into a seminary in 1606 by the Portuguese king Sébastien.
Rest Caves of the Pandavas: This is a group of ancient caves now maintained by the Archeological Survey of India. It is believed that during ancient times Pandavas rested in these caves
But the most preferred pastime of the tourists in Margao / Madgaon is to explore market and do shopping. Shopping in Margao imparts the energy and colors of a large Indian city in a small town form.