Goa is the dream place of everyone. It is not a very big state, in fact Goa is the smallest state of India by area and the 4th smallest state by population. It is also the richest state of India. Panaji is the capital of the state. It is bounded by two states – Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east & south. Also it is surrounded by Arabian sea.
Goa is famous for its beaches, churches, nightlife, architecture, flora and fauna etc. Every year lacs of domestic and international tourists visit Goa. It is one of the renowned holiday as well as honeymoon spots. There are a lot of places to visit and a lot more things to do in Goa, Lets cast an eye upon them:
Enjoy The Musical Waves at Golden Beaches:
A number of beaches are there in Goa but the most famous and must visit out of them are Colva Beach, Palolem Beach, Anjuna Beach, Arpora Beach, Arossim Beach, Calangute Beach, Varca Beach, Sinquerim Beach, Betalbatim Beach, Dona Paula Beach.
Explore the Sophisticated Architecture of Churches:
The famous churches of Goa are Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of Mary Immaculate Conception, Church of St. Cajetan. Church of St. Monica, Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Se Cathedral. These churches with their sophisticated architectures remind the Portuguese rule in Goa.
Fun at Night in Goa:
Nightlife of Goa is very much exciting and sparkling. People of Goa are pretty fun loving, in fact in some places of Goa every 3rd house is a bar-cum-restaurant where people enjoy the whole night. Also GTDC facilitates Goa Night bus tour including a river cruise too.
Experience the Royalties of Cruises:
Goa offers both river cruise as well as sea cruise. There are a number of cruises to opt from daytime to sunset and moonlight & full moonlight (Special) cruise. River cruise on the Mandovi river is exciting one. The famous sea cruise of Goa (along Arabian sea) is the Super Star Libra.
Have An excitement With Amazing Water Sports:
Many famous beaches of Goa also offer water sporting activities like wind surfing, sailing, parasailing, water skiing, banana rides, canoeing and scuba diving. Water scooter, deep sea fishing are the other exciting water adventures.
Get the Adventures Memories of Wildlife:
With golden beaches, sparkling sea and lush landscape, the rich wildlife of Goa adds the feather to its cap of dignity. The four wildlife of Goa are Bondla wildlife sanctuary, Bhagwan Magavir wildlife sanctuary, Cotigao wildlife sanctuary and Salim Ali Bird sanctuary.
Goa Carnival is one of the major attractions of Goa. It is celebrated in the month of February continuously for three days. It is the festival of color, song and music to enhance a healthy entertainment to all young and old. In these 3 days many cultural events and competitions are held. A King of chaos is elected called Momo distributes prizes.Participants wear colorful dresses and masks.
Fascinating Dudhsagar Waterfalls:
These fascinating waterfalls are located on the border of Goa and Karnataka in the beautiful tropical jungle. Dudhsagar waterfalls are believed to be the highest falls in the country, with 600 meters of falls.
Have A Bite of Delecious Food of Goa:
Rice with fish curry is the main diet in Goa. The cuisines of Goa are famous for their variety of fish dishes, fresh sea foods, chutneys etc. Goans widely use coconut, coconut oil, spices, chili peppers and vinegar in cooking.
Reveal the History With Ancient Forts:
There are many forts in Goa such as Tiracol , Chapora, Corjuem, Aguada, Gaspar Dias and Cobo de. These forts reflect the glimpse of ancient civilization and architecture of Goa.