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Visit Dona Paula

Previously a village, Dona Paula Beachis now one of the most popular areas of Goa. It is home to three important institutions viz. National Institute of Oceanography, International Centre Goa and Goa University. 



 

Previously a village, Dona Paula Beachis now one of the most popular areas of Goa. It is home to three important institutions viz. National Institute of Oceanography, International Centre Goa and Goa University. Originally known as Oddavell, this village was renamed Dona Paula as a tribute to Paula Amaral Antonio de Souto Maior, a portuguese woman who worked for the betterment of villagers. Presently, it has become a posh residential area in the state and is home to majority of luxurious hotels and resorts including the extemely popular Cidade de Goa.

Few facts:

  • It is located around 7 km away from Panaji.
  • Bollywood Connect:Majorscenes of the popular romantic movie Ekk Duje Ke Liye movie was shot here.

 

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Beaches
  • Altitude

    0 meters above the mean sea level
  • STD Code

    0832
  • Best Season

    October - June
  • State/Code

    /403108
  • LANGUAGES

    English, Konkani and Hindi