Assagao is a small village located at “Velhas Conquistas” of Bardez. A road from Mapusa municipality taking you turn on the top hills bring you to this place. The path here is separated into two, on the main path you’ll see main Parish church St. Cajetan, The Assagao Union School, there on to Anjuna’s main Parish church St. Michael road taking to Vagator beach. The 2nd lead towards westward, moves to Pallotine Seminary of Badem. This is much distorted now than it was earlier, the valleys here which are linked by main road through junction are called as Crossandra Flowers means fluancho ganv (flamed cloured flowers) or aboleamcho ganv as they grow in abundance.
In fact Assagao in olden time was recognized as Assa Re Ganv. According to mature populace this name was given by Prince. The story goes, Prince was missing in “Assagao’s hills” in the night, earshot the cocks crow, prince got release and said that “Assa re ganv”. On the hill at Socolvaddo, there is a support known as Kator a Vestige of the Hindu Past. It was be a symbol of as temple light post, to protect chronological thing of Hindu legacy. The place organism hilly side and you will find here a lot of mango trees, cashew trees, etc. Assagao is a great deal improved village from the olden days. Assagao also has some good spring that cure a variety of diseases. The one at Dosso zor is good for curative eye diseases while lung disease can be cured by the one at Tollem. There is even a small beach called as the Gudem beach where one can go to calm down.
Best place to visit in Assagao
- Splashdown Waterpark
- ST. Cajetan Church
- Murkachi Fator / Anjunacho Rakhno
- Furtado House
- Massive Banyan Tree
- Anjuna Cottages, Goa
Best time to visit in Assagao
The most excellent time to visit Assagao is from “November till March”. The climate of Goa has been consistent throughout the year with small change in the warmth that’s why Goa has visited any time in the year. “April & May” are humid with temperature 240C to 320C, “June to October” bring heavy rain, the winter temperature ranges from 240C – 320C.
How to reach Assagao
By Air : The nearest airport is Belgaum Airport which is approximately 125 kms away from Assagao.
By Train : There is no railway station close to Assagao in less than 10 kms. However, Vasco Da Gama Rail Way Station is major railway station 25 kms close to Assagao.
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