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5 Best Souvenirs from Goa to carry back home

Something that almost all travelers have in common is that we all love to bring home something that reminds us of the time we spent anywhere, be it in a particular state or a country as a whole. Goa is a great destination when it comes to nice souvenirs since India always packs a punch when it comes to taking stuff back home.

If you’re not sure what to buy while visiting Goa, then you should check out this list of the best souvenirs from Goa to carry back home!

5. A great book from Goa’s oldest book store

It would be a shame if we didn’t start out with one of Goa’s oldest book store.

Singbal Book house is Located opposite the famous Panjim church on the corner of the unusual 5-road intersection. This bookstore is as much a newspaper stand as it is a bookshop. It hosts a wide range of local and international newspapers. Alongside magazines, some of which are quite rare. This store in Panjim also has a decent international book section.

Singbal's Book House, Panjim, Goa
Credits: Alam Sheikh

4. Cashew Nuts

Anyone who has spent time in Goa will be no stranger to the states love for cashew nuts. So bringing home a little of Goa’s favourite can make for the perfect gift. Instead of opting for some of the packaged stuff, maybe get the locally grown cashew nuts at discounted prices instead. Here you can find all kinds of Cashew Nuts possible, from roasted, salted and even raw.

In fact, if you really want to go all out, you can get yourself unshelled cashew nuts too for the authentic cashew experience.

Wooden bowl of cashew nuts from above. On dark wood.

3. Azulejo

Azulejo is a form of Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework. So it’s no surprise why this kind of artwork holds particularly distinct importance in Goa. If you want to bring home something truly Goa, then you can’t go wrong with Galeria Azulejos de Goa. Few other souvenirs from Goa come close to the craftsmanship of Azulejos.

This store in Panjim has some of the best Azulejos money can buy. Just walk in and be lost in the art.

2. Souvenirs from Goa : Seashells

If you really want to think outside the box, then this souvenir from Goa is sure to not disappoint. Seashells can be a great way to add a unique touch to your souvenir collection. And the best part is that they’re free and super fun to collect. However if you really want the best, you can buy some very pretty ones from shops in Arpora.

Some are even painted for the extra kick.

Seashells on the sand, beach of the Indian ocean, India, GOA

1. The best Souvenir from Goa: A Photograph

The best souvenir from Goa is something that brings back priceless memories every time you look at it. What good is a great family trip if you don’t have anything to remember it when your kids are all grown up. A Professional family photoshoot in Goa is a great way to preserve vacation memories. Especially if there’s a great location involved. We at Lokaso pride ourselves with our go-to professional photographers. You can rest assured knowing that your kids will ask you “who shot these amazing shots?” after a few years.

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