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About Mapusa


Mapusa city is situated 12 kms. north of Panaji city and is an important commercial centre of the population in the northern Goa. The town's name, pronounced 'Map-sa', after the Konkani words for 'measure' and `fill', is a clear indication of Mapusa's commercial nature. It is believed that much before the Portuguese, or even the Aryans, Marathas or Sultans set their feet on Goa, Mapusa had a well developed gaunkari or community farming system. The system had the people of the villagers coming together to work on the community land. The ensuing profit was divided between the workers accordingly.

Eating Out  

Mapusa city have variety of restaurants and eating places matching to different budgets and food habits. Beaches around the city are ideal place for sea food lovers. Mapusa is also famous for bakery products like breads, strudel, pastries and tarts etc. 
There are few restaurants close to Mapusa bus stop where you can get truly delicious fresh sea food especially huge variety of fishes.



Travelers are voting Anjuna Flea Market, Friday Mapusa Market and Cashewnut Market as the best of 5 shopping attractions in Mapusa. There are 5 shopping attractions in Sanguem a city just 34 km from Mapusa and 4 shopping attractions in Canacona City which is 44 km distant. The most popular of these are Anjuna Flea Market in Sanguem and Friday Mapusa Market in Canacona City. You can find 5 shopping attractions in Goa and 182 shopping attractions in the country of India. Our members favorite in Goa is Anjuna Flea Market and Chandni Chowk is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of shopping attractions in Mapusa.


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