Most Instagrammable Places in Goa


Last few days have been really exciting for us. Partially because we were back from a week-long trip to Goa and partially because we enjoyed going through our pictures, videos and other memories from Goa while sharing the blogs and vlogs on Goa. Goa is one place which is beautiful in every sense. Right from being a party lover's paradise to a heaven for those seeking peace, Goa delivers it perfectly. Now, as all the on Goa are live now on our website and our YouTube channel as well, we would like to present some of the Most Instagrammable Places in Goa - A Photostory! We plan to divide it into three sections where we talk about North Goa and South Goa along with a trip to the Divar Islands. Our motive behind bringing this photo-story is to showcase some of the most beautiful and exotic locations of Goa which you can visit during your next trip here. All these pictures are shot on Google Pixel2 XL!

Location: Divar Islands

Best Time to visit: Anytime during the monsoons

Why is it Instagrammable?

The beauty of Divar Islands is that it is very peaceful. As it was monsoons during our time of visit, the surroundings were lush green and added to the effect. You can click really beautiful pictures on the roads here with greenery on both the sides. Seen here is Saumya literally dancing in the middle of the road as it was her first time and first day in Goa and in Divar Islands.

Location: Old Church in Vashi Island

Best Time to Visit: Anytime just after rains

Why is it Instagrammable?

Vashi is a very small island near the Divar Island. This church is more like a hidden gem which provides a perfect backdrop for a picture perfect click. The ruggedness of this church and the silence in the surroundings makes it a perfect location for an Instagram upload.

Location: Res Magis Church in North Goa

Best Time to Visit: Anytime

Why is it Instagrammable?

Goa is a land of churches. This one shown here is specially chosen for the white facade and a flight of steps that leads to the top thereby providing a perfect setting for an instgrammable click.

Location: Se Cathedral Church in Old Goa

Best Time to Visit: Preferred during operational hours

Why is it Instagrammable?

The location and architecture of this church makes it instagrammable. Located opposite to the Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, the Portuguese architecture of this church in old Goa acts as a perfect setting for a picture to be clicked.

Location: St. Augustine Tower in Old Goa

Best Time to Visit: When you have ample of cloud drama

Why is it Instagrammable?

A fort now in ruins, the St.Augustine Tower in Old Goa provides a rustic look to the entire setup with its history. The entire fort has many sections which can be used to click some really nice pictures here. A quick tip will be to wear some bright shades as they contrast well to the dark pillars.

Location: Gonsua Beach in South Goa

Best Time to Visit: During sunrise and sunset

Why is it Instagrammable?

Located right next to Alila Diwa Resort in South Goa, the Gonsua beach is one of the cleanest beaches. The clean surroundings, the weather during the monsoons and the cloud drama here with the sea makes it an amazing location to click. The sunrise and sunset at this beach makes it one of the most Instagrammable places in Goa

Location: Mae De Deus Church in North Goa

Best Time to Visit: During the evening

Why is it Instagrammable?

The Mae De Deus Church is known for its unique Neo-Gothic architecture. The spires are the first thing that you will notice at this church. This different church and a huge dong clock at the top makes it a location not to be missed.

Location: Sao Matias Church, Divar Island

Best Time to Visit: Anytime

Why is it Instagrammable?

This church is more than 400 years old and the number of years has made it look like straight out of our history books. The church is huge and the front view of this church provides a backdrop of white walls with a shade of blue. The old door of the church and the overall look and feel makes it a perfect choice for an instagrammable place in Goa.

Location: Basilica of Bom Jesus Church in Old Goa

Best Time to Visit: Morning or late afternoon

Why is it Instagrammable?

Apart from the interiors of this church which are equally beautiful, the exteriors made in red brickstone gives it a very unique look. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is a World UNESCO Heritage Site and can be a perfect location for a couple photoshoot if you want to use the exteriors of this church in the background.

Location: Fort Chapora in North Goa

Best Time to Visit: Morning and Evening

Why is it Instagrammable?

Fort Chapora in North Goa is one of the most famous forts in Goa. Now in ruins, this fort became popular in the movie Dil Chahta Hai where you find the lead actors sitting and discussing their future plans to visit Goa. The location of this fort, overlooking the sea and the remains from the past makes it one of the most instagrammable places in Goa.

Location: Fountainhas, Old Goa

Best time to visit: Anytime

Why is it Instagrammable?

One of the most photogenic areas in Goa, the Fountainhas area provides a dream setup for the Instagrammers. This area has brightly colored old Portuguese houses which have been kept intact with colors added to it. The streets of the Fountainhas areas are usually filled with tourists getting a photoshoot done here.

We have just tried to bring out some of the best locations and pictures from our collection of the Goa trip which we did in July this year. All these pictures are phone clicks which have been shot on Google Pixel 2 XL. As we were chasing monsoons in Goa it was our best decision to ditch our DSLR at places and carry only the Pixel2 XL. The water resistance feature of this phone made our lives easier and peaceful as we did not have to worry about our expensive gadgets getting drenched in the rain.

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