Panaji is the capital of Goa, it is also known as Panjim among the localities. Panaji means the land that does not flood. The Portuguese called the city Panjim and after liberation, its name changed to Panaji. Panaji is also spelled as different names in different languages, like Panjim in English, Ponnji in Konkani and Pongim in Portuguese. It is the third biggest city in the state after Vasco da Gama and Margao and it is the biggest city in North Goa with a population of 114,405.
... Panaji is a well-known tourist place and is popular for its prominent churches, which are there in this city. The two important beaches nearby the city are Miramar and Dona Paula. The town has preserved its historical buildings and at the same time it has modern structures, one can see historic churches and Fontainhas, the old city, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also, there are many English cafes and French restaurants tucked away in small corners. Localities celebrate lots of fair and festivals throughout the year in Panaji. The most popular festival in the city is the first day of New Year or the Fontainhas celebration. There are a lot of incredible places to visit in Panaji like Basilica of Bom Jesus, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Se Cathedral, Dr. Salim Air Bird Sanctuary, Goa State Museum and many more.
Q. What Panjim City is famous for?
Ans. Panjim City is famous for its prominent churches, historical buildings, modern structures, and Fontainhas.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Panjim City?
Ans. Basilica of Bom Jesus, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Se Cathedral, Goa State Museum, Miramar, and Dona Paula.
Q. How to Reach Panjim City?