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About Pernem

Pernem is a developing city in north part of Goa. Panaji, Sawantwadi, Mapusa and Goa Velha are some of the nearby cities from here. The city is famous for a Chapel Igreja de São José Pernem (1855) built in by the Portuguese after their successful Novo Conquistas campaign.

About Pernem

Geography in Pernem

Pernem is located at geographical coordinates of 15.716740°N and 73.796996°E with an average elevation of 47 meters or 154 feet above sea level. It is located 29 km towards North from the district headquarters and state capital of Panaji. The place is very near to the Arabian Sea keeping the climate very humid. Terekhol and Chapora are the two rivers flowing here that define boundaries of the sub district city.

Transport in Pernem

The city is very well connected by roads and Konkan railway. Many important trains  halt at the Pernem railway station. There are also frequent bus services to reach here from different nearby cities. National Highway 17 passes through the city connecting it to cities like Mumbai and Mangalore. Dabolim airport is the nearest one from here.

Culture of Pernem

Previously a Portuguese colony, it became a part of the India after the capture of Goa by Indian Armed Forces. There are different festivals that are celebrated here however Pernem is famous for Dussehra that is celebrated here for a total of 5 days when it concludes on Kojagiri Pournima. There is a big annual fair that is organized at this time at Shri Bhagavati Temple premises. People from Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka visit here during this time to witness the big fair. This is one of the biggest feasts of Goa. Hindi, Konkani, English and Portuguese are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 5,021. The city boasts about a high literacy rate of 91.19% which is higher than the state average of 88.7%.

Tourism in Pernem

Pernem has many important tourist destinations of North Goa. Some of the important tourist destinations here include Querim Beach, Arambol Beach, Terekhol Fort, Mandrem beach, Ashwem Beach, Morjim Beach and Alorna Fort. Additionally, beautiful temple of Shri Mulveer Temple is located close by. Adisthan Mangar, Bhagawati, Rawalnath, Sateri, Dwarpal, Mauli, Gautameshwar, Narayan, Mulvir, Maruti and Shri Nagnath are some of the famous temples here that people love to visit when here. Few hotels are also located here.
Sol Beso Hotel
Address: Mandrem Beach, Junos Vaddo, Pernem, Goa 403527
Phone: 084088 09118

Naga Cottage
Address: Rasal Vithaldas Waddo, Goa, Morjim Beach Road, Morjim, 403512
Phone: 097632 23423

Address: 1342/A, Tembwada, Morjim Beach Road, Morjim, Goa 403512
Phone: 077759 11855

The Verda Express- Aba
Address: 749, New Wada, Near Papa Joly Hotel, Morjim Pernem, Morjim, Goa 403512
Phone: 077988 81444

Restaurants in Pernem

Rice Bowl
Address: Khalcha Vaddo, Arambol Beach, North Goa, Pernem, Arambol, Goa 403001
Phone: 070306 07427

Satkar Restaurant & Bar
Address: MDR17, Bazar Peth, Pernem, Goa 403512
Phone: 0832 220 1232

Basil Grill Restaurant and Bar
Address: Pernem – Agarwada - Morjim, Chopdem, Goa 403512
Phone: 099706 81360

Om Star Bar & Restaurant
Address: Pernem, Arambol, Goa 403524
Phone: 096893 35562

Nanu's Multi-cuisine Restaurant & Bar
Address: Morjim Ashwem Road, Pernem, Madhala Wada, Morjim, Goa 403512
Phone: 091588 40708

Kinara Restaurant
Address: Arambol Beach Road, Khalchawada, Pernem, Arambol, Goa 403524
Phone: 090491 23677

Sea Horse
Address: Morjim Pernem, Pernem, Goa 403512
Phone: 098504 64582

Babu Huts and The Pagan Cafe
Address: Ashvem Beach, Near Ajoba Temple, Pernem, Mandrem, Goa 403527
Phone: 097657 95668

Chinese Bowl
Address: Pernem – Agarwada - Morjim, Morjim, Goa 403512

Hotel Gunavanti
Address: Morjim-Ashvem Road, New Wada, Pernem, Morjim, Goa 403512
Phone: 099222 58063

Healthcare in Pernem

Being an important part of Goa, Pernem has adequate healthcare facilities including both government and privately run medical hospitals.  Besides the allopathic way of treatment, other alternative treatments like homeopathy, naturopathy are also gaining popularity in the Pernem. There care also medical shops to cater to the people of the region. People can buy medicines from various accredited pharmaceutical stores spread across the region at lower prices. Branded medicines, surgical items and cosmetic products at genuine prices can be purchased from these medical stores at times of need. These chemist shops in Pernem are are a great help to the tourists as well who visit the city by providing genuine & reliable medicines & service.

Redkar Hospital and Research Center
Address: Mumbai - Goa Hwy, Dhargal, Pernem, Goa 403513
Phone: 091468 85522

Community Health Center
Address: Pernem – Agarwada - Morjim, Goa 403512

Health Services - Asilo Hospital
Address: River Side, Near Milagris Church, Raj Vaddo, Mapusa, Bardez, Bardez, Goa, 403507
Phone: 0832 226 2372

Janata Maternity Hospital
Address: Opposite Fomento Duler, Mapusa, Bardez, Bardez, Goa, 403507
Phone: 098221 37113

Chemists in Pernem

Arati Medical Stores
Address: Querim–Arambol–Agarwada Rd, Mandrem Madhalamaj Road, Pernem, Madhalamaj, Mandrem, Goa 403527
Phone: 097651 81483

Kesri Jeevan Medicals
Address: Morjim Kattewada Road, Near Vidhya Prasarak School, Pernem, Kattewada, Morjim, Goa 403512
Phone: 098224 85288

Shree Dattakrupa Medical Stores
Address: Shop No. 71, H.No. 203, Querim–Arambol–Agarwada Rd, Deulwada, Palyem, Pernem, Querim - Tiracol, Goa 403516
Phone: 093261 28196

M/S. Satpurush Medical Stores
Address: Shop No. 5, Market Complex, Bhatti Vaddo Road, Bhatti Vaddo, Pernem, Morjim, Goa 403512
Phone: 0832 224 4375

M/s. Vithal Medical Stores
Address: 2, Deul Waddo, Pernem, Corgao, Goa 403512
Phone: 097643 97220

Shree Bhumika Medical Store
Address: Querim–Arambol–Agarwada Rd, Madhalawada, Titto, Pernem, Arambol, Goa 403524
Phone: 098239 92289

Ravalnath Medical Store
Address: Querim–Arambol–Agarwada Rd, Madhalawda-Querim, Pernem, Arambol, Goa 403524
Phone: 096234 52583

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