Mormugao City, Goa
Mormugao or Marmagao is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. It is Goa’s main port. It is counted among India’s top natural harbours.
Mormugao is famous for its port and its history is linked with Portuguese. Mormugao’s city of Vasco da Gama was planned and built in the early years of the twentieth century. A colourful city of officials, traders and migrant labourers, it had its Portuguese academies and British club life for several decades.
Location of Mormugoa
Marmagoa (Mormugao) Marmagoa is located at the mouth of the Zuari River.
Summers – The summer weather in Marmugoa is reasonably warm with temperatures climbing up to the higher thirties. As south-west monsoon sets in June, sporadic rainfalls lash the plains. There is a marked rise in humidity levels during this period.
Winters – Winter months usher in a pleasant weather in Marmagoa. The winter season lasts from December to February with the mercury plummeting down a few notches. Winters are the best time to visit Marmagoa and Goa.
Mormugao Places to See (Tourist Attractions of Marmagoa)
- Varca Beach
- Marmagao Fort
How To Reach Mormugoa
Rail – Vasco Da Gama Railway Station is the the nearest railway station from Marmugoa.
Air – Dabolim, Goa’s airport, lies on top of a rocky plateau, 4 kms southeast of Vasco da Gama.
Road – There are lot of bus services by private and KTC from Panjim or Margao to Vasco, You will be dropped off to the interestate Kadamba bus Terminus, 3-km east of the town centre from Vasco. From Vasco one can catch ferries to reach Margao harbour.
Cities in Goa
- Dona Paula
- Old Goa
- Vasco da Gama