The Beaches, The Laid-back Ambiance and
The Exuberant Environment to Revel
An erstwhile Portuguese town, Goa boasts a mix of Indian and
Portuguese culture, and attractions that draw nearly 2.5 million
tourists every year. Primarily famous for its sandy beaches and
water sports, Goa is an ultimate destination to spend fun-filled
time amid ambiance that is loved by vacationers from all walks
What to visit?
Anjuna Beach: It used to be the preferred destination of hippies in
‘60s and ‘70s as Calangute and other desired destinations got too
crowded for them. The beach is close to Chapora Fort, and is home to
Albuquerque Mansion that is adjacent to octagonal towers. Visit this
beach if you want to have a feel of the bygone hippy years and looking
to marvel at some fabulous structures built in bygone era.
Baga Beach: A known tourist attraction, Baga Beach witnesses a huge
influx of tourists due to its inviting ambiance, marvellous views and
events held every now & then. The beach puts forth the opportunities
to savour parasailing, dolphin cruises and banana rides. One can also
just relax sitting close to the shore, walking by the coastline or bidding
the evening adieu at any of the spruced up restaurants located here.
Calangute Beach: It is the largest beach in North Goa and is
extremely popular for the parties held here during Christmas and New
Year. The beach is also known for satiating the thirst of adventure
enthusiasts by offering the options of parasailing and water skiing.
Born Jesus Basilica: With baroque architecture, this church was built
in 1605 using wood, stone, granite and gold. It houses the mortal
remains of St. Francis Xavier, who was among the patron saints of Goa
Se Cathedral: This church was built in 1619 as a memoir of the victory
of Portuguese over the Muslim rulers in the area. Counted among the
largest churches in Asia, it took around 80 years to built. Another fact
to know about this church is the sound of Golden Bell installed in it can
be heard in the entire state.
What to do?
Relax at the beaches: Take a stroll, sit and relish sunset, build sand
castles or swim with the waves. Do anything that pleases you at any
beach you like. Goa is proud of its beaches and once you land at any of
them, you will know that the beaches are worth being proud of.
Experience Nightlife: Go to discos and let your spirit feel free amid
excellent music, food and ambiance. Or, you can dine at any of the
famous restaurants serving food from North to South India and East to
West India. Some famous clubs and restaurants in Goa are Café
Mambo, Liquid Sky, Tito’s and Club Cabana.
Shopping: From wines to books and cashew nuts to jewellery, Goa
offers all that you need to buy. Handicrafts deserve a special mention
here as they have always been under appreciated even while being
perfectly carved and reasonably priced. Some popular handicrafts to
look out for brassware, crochet and furniture.
Festivals: While being in Goa, don’t miss a chance to partake in
vibrant festivals of this state. Be it Sun Burn, Goa Carnival, Shigmo or
Feast of Three Kings, every festival here is celebrated with vigour and
makes for a lifetime experience.
How to reach?
By Air: Goa has an international airport by the name Dabolim Airport.
It is well-connected to major cities like Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi,
Hyderabad, Cochin and Bangalore through regular flights.
By Train: The two prime stations are Madgaon and Thivim, which are
linked to stations in various parts of the country.
By Road: Both public and private buses run in Goa, offering intra-city
and inter-city conveyance. Buses of KSRTC, MSRTC and KTC start and
stop at Panaji, Madgaon and Vasco Da Gama. There are also private
bus operators that include Neeta Tour and Travels, Paulo Travels and
Naik Tours and Travels.
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