Sep 24, 2021
Goa popularly known as the pearl of the orient and tourist paradise. It located in India’s coastal belt on the western called the konkan coast. It has an alarming scenic beauty.
The architectural work done on temples,churches and old houses has brought great laurels to Goa where you can go out for a picnic. Some of these characteristics make Goa to be occupied by tourists. It is the most preferred option by the people who are planning their holidays.
Goa as compared to other states is not greatly populated but compared in terms of tourists it is the most populated place in india. Apart from attracting tourists from all over india, it also attracts tourists of foreign background. During the months of November, December and January Goa is heavily crowded.
The real essence of Goa lies in its rich history,unique culture and the original natural beauty. Peaceful Goan lifestyle and adventure sports also draw the attention of the travellers within and outside India. All kinds of tourists are expected to visit Goa.
Goan coastline spread over 125kms and is the home of over 50 picturisque and beautiful beaches. These beaches attracts tourist from all around the globe. Candolim beach, Baga beach, Sinquerim beach, Arambol beach, Vagator beach, Benaulim beach, Palolem beach, Agonda beach are some famous beaches in Goa.
Goa has number of other scenic options. One such attraction is Watefall. Goa lies between sahyadri hills and Arabian sea. Goa is full of beautiful springs, lakes, and waterfalls. While travelling to these places one gets to see the natural beauty of Goa. Dudhsagar waterfalls, kesarval springs, Mayem lake, Arvalem waterfall, Kuskem waterfall are some of the famous waterfalls in Goa.
Goa well known for its churches. Churches in Goa well known for its Architecture. During the Portuguese regime there were many churches built and now have become world heritage site. Royal Chapel of St Anthony, Church of the Carmelites, Church of St.Francis of Assisi, Our Lady Of Immaculate Conception, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Chapel of St.Catherine, Reis Magos church, church of Our Lady of Rosary in Goa.
In olden times when Portuguese invaded Goa. In every village of goa there was a temple and a lord to worship for each village. These temples still exist giving each village a distinct feature to differentiate. For example, Mangeshi temple of Mangeshi village. Goan temple architecture is a mixture of Portuguese and Maratha style like Mandapa of Goa temples. Mangeshi temple, Shri Kamakshi temple, Sri vithal temple, sri Shantadurga temple in Kavlem are some of the famous temples in Goa.
Jama Masjid and Safa Masjid at Ponda are the famous mosques in Goa.
Bhagwan Mahavir wildlife Sanctuary, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Mollem National Park, Bondla wild life Forest, Cotigao wildlife sanctuary, are some of the famous wild life Sanctuaries.
Chapora for, fort Aguada, Teracol fort, reis Magos fort, Mormugao fort, Rachol fort, Naroa fort, Corjuem fort, Cabo De Rama fort in Goa.