Madgaon railway Station

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Madgaon Junction railway station is a railway junction and major station on the Indian Railways network, specifically on the South Western Railway line to Vasco da Gama and the Konkan Railway, in Madgaon, Goa, India.

The Madgaon Junction Railway Station (MAO), located on the scenic Konkan railway route, is a major halting point for most of the trains passing through Goa. Being connected to the major cities in India, it is one of the busiest stations in Goa. It lies at 3 km from the city center of Madgaon and 38 km from Panaji.

Top things to do

Longhuino’s
A local institution since 1950, quaint old Longhuino’s serves up tasty Indian, Goan and Chinese dishes, popular with locals and tourists alike. Go for a Goan dish like ambot tik (a slightly sour but fiery curry dish…
CHURCH IN MARGAO
Church of the Holy Spirit
Margao’s whitewashed main church was first built in 1565, on the site of an important Hindu temple. Before demolition started on the temple, local Hindus managed to rescue the statue of the god Damodara, to whom the…
BOOKS IN MARGAO
Golden Heart Emporium
One of Goa’s best bookshops, Golden Heart is crammed from floor to ceiling with fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and illustrated volumes on the state’s food, architecture and history. It also stocks otherwise …
INTERNATIONAL IN MARGAO
Martin’s
It’s a welcome feeling to step off Margao’s hot and busy street into the cool and classy interior of Martin’s. There’s just 10 tables, attentive service and an eclectic menu of tapas starters, pan-Indian dishes and …
INDIAN IN MARGAO
Café Tato
A favourite local lunch spot: tasty vegetarian fare in a bustling backstreet canteen, and delicious all-you-can-eat thalis.
LIBRARY IN MARGAO
Municipal Library
On the west side of the canary-yellow Secretariat Building, you’ll find respite from the sun in the prim Municipal Library, which houses some good books about Goa. Don’t miss the library’s newspaper reading room, in…
CHINESE IN MARGAO
Gaylin
Hidden behind opaque glass doors decorated with dragon motifs, you’ll find generous renditions of Chinese favourites dispensed by friendly owners. Recipes are suitably spiced up to cater to resilient Indian palates.
INDIAN IN MARGAO
Swad
Some of Margao’s best veg food is dished up at the family-friendly, lunch-break favourite Swad, across from Lotus Inn. The thalis, South Indian tiffins and other mains are all reliably tasty.
MARKET IN MARGAO
MMC New Market
Margao’s crowded, covered canopy of colourful stalls is a fun but busy place to wander around, sniffing spices, sampling soaps and browsing the household merchandise.
BAR IN MARGAO
Underground Pub
Margao isn’t much of a party town but you can enjoy a drink, listen to music or watch sports at this hard-to-spot underground bar north of the post office.
SNACKS IN MARGAO
Casa Penguim de Gelados
Tea and ice creams are the speciality here, but they also do a good vegetarian thali and an array of South Indian snacks.
HISTORIC BUILDING IN MARGAO
Secretariat Building
At the southern end of the Municipal Gardens, this grand building houses the Municipal Library.
HISTORIC BUILDING IN MARGAO
Sat Burnzam Ghor
The most famous of the traditional old Portuguese mansions in Largo de Igrejais is the grand 1790 Sat Burnzam Ghor. Originally, as its name suggests, there were seven of the distinctive high-peaked gables, of which …
CHURCH IN MARGAO
Mount Church
Located about 500m southeast of Sat Burnzam Ghor and a fair climb up Monte Hill, Margao’s only hill, Mount Church is a simple whitewashed building, faced by a similarly diminutive cross. A detour up here is worth it…
AREA IN MARGAO
Largo de Igreja
Largo de Igreja, the area around the Church of the Holy Spirit, features a number of traditional old Portuguese mansions, in various states of decay or repair. The most famous is the grand 1790 Sat Burnzam Ghor.
HINDU TEMPLE IN MARGAO
Damodar Temple
Margao’s central Hindu temple.