What to see and what to visit in Benaulim Beach resort?
Among the main attractions of Benaulim Beach resort we can first of all mention different magnificent Catholic churches. For example, the captivatingly beautiful church of St. John the Baptist, decorated in the rococo architecture style, is one of the most famous Christian temples in Goa which attracts tourists from all over the world.
St. Christopher Church, Our Lady of Mercy Church ( Nossa Senhora De Merces), and Holy Trinity Church, built just a few years ago in a modernistic style, are not worth visiting too.
You can also find lots of Chapels on the Beach itself.
Near the church of St. John the Baptist you can find the "Goa Chitra" –one of the best ethnographic museums in India, which contains in its exposition more than 4,000 exhibits and showpieces of traditional life and culture.
Whitewashed walls, terracotta figurines and carved altars are very typical for the local architecture. The village of Benaulim is also very famous with its talented masters of the rosewood furniture.
The tradition of Bullfighting ( corrida de toros) is still very popular in Benaulim. They are organized during the whole touristic season, starting from early October and finishing in the late May. The visiting of such activities is not recommended not only to people with weak nervous system but also to clumsy and not particularly agile people due to the fact that bullfights are performed in an open area outside the Village: at the places of this activity conducting there are no barriers and no security measures, so you should be very careful and watch your back during the whole show.
From the middle of April, three Sundays in a row, a well-known and famous The Beach Bonanza Fair is held on Banaulim Beach. During this funny and very interesting event lots of frenzied visitors are dancing in merriment and other entertainment. So, without any doubts, this amazing Fair is a must of not miss!