Miramar, Goa

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Miramar is the beach area of the Goan capital of Panjim, also known as Panaji and is one of the most visited beaches of Goa. It is one of the two only beaches in Panjim, other being Caranzalem beach.[1] Many people, mostly tourists, come to this beach every day.[2] Originally named Porta de Gaspar Dias by the Portuguese, the name was then changed to Miramar.

Miramar Beach

Situated at the confluence of the Mandovi River and the Arabian Sea,[2] it is a small beach that occasionally hosts some events.[3] There are several educational institutions in the surrounding vicinity, including Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Padmashree Vasantrao Dempo Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science and Sharada Mandir High School. Clube Gaspar de Dias and a popular café are nearby.


  1. ^ "Goan beaches, now a dumping ground for garbage". oHeraldo. 6 September 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Miramar as Metaphor". The Times of India. 5 November 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  3. ^ "IFFI 2016: Khel and bioscope combo set to enthrall audiences". The Navhind Times. 17 November 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016.