Read in Your Language:
Contact: +91 91 987 357 9007 / info@caper.in

Travel to Mapusa

States of India

Arunachal Pradesh
North East
Punjab
Sikkim

India Tour Packages

Hotels in India

Excursions / Extensions

Wildlife in India

Ayurveda in India

Leh Ladakh Tourism

Adventure Tours India

India Fairs & Festivals

Goa Tourism

Travel Tools

  • A most enjoyable holiday where we will remember for many year. We Hope to come back one day Thank you Very much for everything

    Mr Embrey, Winchester UK
  • Keep up the good work. I am very pleased with your services and will future recommend you.

    Gheorghescu Lucian, Romania
  • The rajputana Sheraton at Jaipur and the Jaypee Palace were excellent but The Park in Delhi, wasn't in the same level, the public spaces like corridor were dirty.
    Excellent experience guided and suggested by an excellent tour conductor. Thanks a lot.

    Aida Angulo, Venezuela
Travel to Mapusa Travel to Mapusa Travel to Mapusa

History of Mapusa

Mapusa is believed to be a derivation of the Konkani word 'Map' meaning 'Measure' and 'Sa' meaning 'Fill Up' and pronounced y the locals as 'Mapsa'. Mapusa is a small town with several buildings in ramshackle. Travel to Mapusa, which gained popularity due to its famous Friday Market. The market was first described by a Dutch Chronicler as 'Bazaar Grande' in 1580 AD.


About the City

Mapusa is perched over the hillock of Altinho in the Bardez Taluka on the National Highway 17. Mapusa is only 13 km from Panaji and is convenient to travel. Mapusa developed as a flourishing market center because of the Festival of the God Kanakeshwar Baba at the Bodgeshwar Temple.


Tourist Attractions of Mapusa

The most famous attraction to explore while on travel to Mapusa is the flourishing Friday Market. The market gradually took an elaborate form from the local fair held at the Bodgeshwar Temple in the honor of the God Kanakeshwar Baba. The market is held for a period of one week during the festival and is thronged by both the locals and the tourists. Travel to Mapusa to purchase dry fruits, chunky jewelry, country made liquor, eatables, Goan feni, ethnic handicrafts, plants, seeds and saplings and traditional Goan clothing from the Friday Market. The other places to visit on travel to Mapusa are Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach, Bodgeshwar Temple, Chapora Fort, Church of Our Lady of Miracles, Kansarpal-Kalbadevi Temple, Shri Kalka Mandir, Sri Morji Temple, St Jerome's Church, Terekhol Fort, Temple of Hanuman and Vagator Fort.


Travel to Mapusa

» Rail: The nearest railway station to Mapusa is at Madgaon near Panaji
» Air: The Dabolim Airport in Panaji is the nearest airport to Mapusa.


Caper Travel India offers wide a range of Tour Packages to Goa . For details please enter your query in the form provided below.



Get Free Tour Quote

Travel Details (mandatory)
Your Name Your Email Your Phone Your Country of Residence Arrival Date
Tour Duration No. of Person(s) Destination Interested In Tour Pre-requisites
Please mention your other travel requirements related to catering, accomodation and lifestyle needs.
It will help us to serve you better.
Specify Your Interest & Activities (optional)
Your Special Interests


Join our readers list
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to know about exclusive new products, special events and updates!
  • National Tourism Award Winner [Six Times]
  •  
  • Skoch Award winner among the top 35 SME allover India for 2013-14
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Charities we Support
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Stay on top of CaperTravelIndia.com

Powered by: SOFTTIX

hide me