Goa: An Introduction
Goa is the smallest state in the Republic of India.
Synonymous with tourism in India, Goa remains as one of
the most visited destination of India. Goa is blessed in
terms of topographical beauty as it has the vast Arabian
Sea on its west.
Goa is one of the Indian states that remained under
colonial rule for a period of over 451 years. It was
in 1962 that Goa attained complete freedom from
the Portuguese and in 1987 it was pronounced as
an independent state of India.
Goa by far is among the most frequented tourist
destination in India. Considered as the hottest tourist
destination in the country, this state witnesses huge influx
of travelers from India as well as abroad.
Places of Interest
• Goa beaches
• Anjuna Flea Market
• Old Goa
• Wildlife Sanctuaries
• Spice Plantations
Goa has a very long coastline with huge number of beaches.
A trip to Goa without a visit to its sandy coastlines is just
not possible. Here are the names of some popular beaches
Anjuna Flea Market
The market that is held on every Wednesday of the week is
a major tourist attraction. The stalls out there have a wide
array of products.
Goa was once the capital of the Portuguese in India. A visit
to the old city will let you see the architectural marvel of
the Portuguese in the form of imposing churches and
Goa is not just about beaches and churches, but also for its
wildlife. The state’s location along the mountainous
Western Ghats is home to an array of birds and animals.
Here are the names of famous national parks in Goa:
• Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary
• Bondla Sanctuary
• Cotigao Sanctuary
• Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Goa’s weather and soil makes it an ideal place for spice
plantations. These farms are open for visitors, where they
can take guided tours.
To plan a tour of Goa, contact:
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