Fast Facts about Goa

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3,702 km2 (1,429 sq mi)

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November to March

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Goa

One cannot conceivably describe the beauty of Goa, to experience it you have to visit this place. It is also called the ultimate paradise for travelers. Some people portray it as the ideal destination for holiday, while some couples start their nuptial journey from this place. Vacationing in Goa is undeniably a memorable idea for travel enthusiasts. The rich and cultural heritage of this city can be very well explored and witnessed during Goa Carnival and the colorful festivals celebrated here.

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Introducing Goa

This is a little emerald land on the west coast of India and is best known for its ancient churches and beaches of Goa. The city attracts visitors towards its splendid beauty and it’s a wish of every individual in the Country and across globe to visit this nature’s beauty once in their lifetime. Every beach, river in Goa tells its own history. There is something for everybody in this beautiful place. Apart from being popular tourist spot, Goa is also well known for its luxuriant greenery, gleaming waterfalls and tranquil atmosphere. Visitors can visit the capital Panaji, known for its magnificent beauty and explore many beauty places there. Located on the banks of Mandovi River this city is among the most traveled destination for people visiting Goa. One can visit places like Church of our Lady of Immaculate Conception, the Calangute, the Dona Paula beach and the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. Vasco-de-Gama is another must visit place of this beautiful city, as this city is situated between two spectacular beaches and is the biggest town in this State. Located just 30 kms away from the capital of Goa one can find some really astonishing ancient architecture. Places like St Andrew Church, the Buddhist caves and the Bogmalo beach are among the most popular tourist attractions 

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History of Goa

The history of this place goes way back to the Portuguese reign. The Portuguese were the first to land in this beautiful place as merchant in early 16th century but they later dominated it and ruled this place for four centuries. One side where Panaji is its capital, Vasco de Gama as its largest city, Margao city still demonstrates the cultural influence of the Portuguese. The Goan houses have the combination of Indian, Islamic and Portuguese styles architecture. People visiting love the goan food for its rich assortment of sea food cooked with intricate recipes.

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