Panaji is the capital city of the state of Goa and is the third largest city in the state. The city is one of the tourist destinations in the
country for all types of tourists from various parts of the world. Also known as Panjim, Panaji is located on the banks of the Mandovi estuary
and the Arabian Sea. It is an important part of the North Goa district. According to the local dialect, Panaji is popularly known as ‘the land
that does not flood’.
The ideal time for tourists to come for Panaji travel is between the months of October and February when the weather is fine. The weather is
these months are pleasant with very little rainfall. The climate in Panaji is mostly marine tropical. The summer months are hot and humid while
the winter months are pleasant and dry. As the city is located close to the sea, cool breeze blows over it almost all over the year.
Being a popular tourist destination, there are lots of tourist attractions in Panaji. The city is known for its idyllic beauty and rich
tradition and culture. Thousands of tourists from various parts of the country and the world come to the city every year. Some popular tourist
attractions in Panaji are Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Menezes Braganza Institute, Miramar Beach, Kala Academy cultural
centre, Old City and so on.
There is a wide range of hotels in Panaji which offer lodging facilities of high standards. The hotels offer various types of comfortable
facilities with a blend of style. The city is home to luxury hotels, middle range hotels as well as economy and budget hotels. Well known hotel
chains also have their branches in the city. Most hotels are located within easy reach to the main city center and can be easily reached by
various transport options.
Being the capital city, Panaji is a well known point of transportation and can be accessed by a number of routes. The city is served by the
Dabolim Airport which is around 30 kms away. The airport operates plenty of domestic and international flights. The city is also well connected
with other parts of the state and the country by a well developed railway and road network.