Goa is profoundly known for its beaches. Any trip to Goa without visiting the beaches would be incomplete. The more prominent beaches in Goa are Agonda Beach, Baga Beach, Palolem Beach, Mandrem Beach, Candolim Beach, Vagator Beach and the list goes on. The pompous and party beaches are mostly located in North Goa and the off-beat and peaceful beaches are located in South Goa.
Also known as Borea Jezuchi Bajilika, the Basilica of Bom of Jesus is a UNESCO world heritage site. It preserves the remains of St. Francis Xavier, one of those who are known to have established the Christian culture and religion here. This Basilica also exhibits several painting showcasing the saint’s life. It’s one of the oldest Churches in India and attracts tourists of different religion from across the world.
This majestic waterfall takes the name from the Konkani language. It literally means ‘Sea of Milk’. It’s amongst India’s tallest waterfalls. It lies on the river Mandovi and is situated on the border of Karnataka and Goa. It’s easily approachable and is 60 kilometers away from the capital Panji. One might recollect watching these falls in the movie “Chennai Express”. Go get the breathtaking view!
Built before the Portuguese arrived in India, this fort protected Goa from several rulers. It’s the perfect place to take quite stroll overlooking the beautiful Arabian waters. Famous from the movie “Dil Chahta Hai”, this fort is a place you would want to visit with your friends.
If you are looking forward to some gambling, then the best casino you can go to is Casino Royale. It’s an off-shore casino with brilliant food, music and entertainment. It has a play-zone especially for kids. Its open 24*7 and that too throughout the year! It would be an experience you are looking forward to at least once in a lifetime.
Goa is an amalgamation of various cultures, especially Hindu and Christian. The temple is dedicated to the Shantadurga who is believed to balance Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva in each hand in order to stop a fight between the two. A visit to this temple would balance out your trip spiritually.
Established in 1988, this sanctuary is named after the famous Ornithologist Salim Ali. It’s a huge estate spread across 440 acres of mangrove forest. It would be any bird watcher’s delight to see the varied species of birds here. There is a ferry service to take the tourists to the islands in the sanctuary.
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