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Goa – a Trip through Culture, Heritage, Spirituality and Unlimited Fun

By Sofia Jennie Subscribe to RSS | February 6th 2012 | Views:

Some of the most important institutions of Goa tour packages are the magnificent churches. Most of these churches were built during the Portuguese colonization. As Christianity is the main religion in Goa, Churches have become an important part of the social, cultural, educational and religious life.

The reputation of Rachol seminary and church has grown over the years and the place is nore regarded as a center of learning. It is located near the Raia village, 7Km away from Margao. This seminary church is dedicated to St. Ignatius Loyola. A visit to this land should be included in the trip to Goa. The carved and painted wooden panel that covers the sides of this church are its main feature. One side of it’s alter illustrates the “Menino Jesus”.

The Se Cathedral Church is one of the biggest and oldest monuments in Asia. This church was built in remembrance of the victory of the Portuguese over a Muslim army and is a sacred inclusion in the Goa holiday. The day of victory was the feast of St. Catherine and so, the church was dedicated to her. The architectural style of this church is Portuguese-Manueline. The exterior is Tuscan and interior is Corinthian. The largest golden bell in this church is rich in its tone. There is a chapel named Cross of Miracles adjacent to this church where a vision of Christ seems to have appeared. There are six main panels on which scenes from the life of Saint Catherine are carved.

The night life that you can experience in a trip to Goa is the most amazing part of the Goa tour packages. In order to wine and dine in luxury, you can take a ride in Noah’s Ark. This ark has assigned tables for a seven course meal with wine, champagne, cold cuts, enriching entrees, sinful desserts and a special live band to take you through a dream meal while the ark cruises along the Mandovi River. This can be the best part of Goa holiday. This ark can also be hired for special occasions like weddings or to party.

The local cuisine of the state is something that you should never miss out on when you take a trip to Goa. The traditional seafood gravies and curries, typically done in coconut milk and spiced lightly, make for some delicious lip smacking meals.

The Spartan Western Ghats makes Goa tour package ideal for visiting birds and animals. The widest belt of forests along the Western Ghats is in Goa. One reason for it is the dense rainfall. Goa has unique trees and plants, one of which is green chilies which serve as an important ingredient of Indian curry. The climate in Goa is warm and humid which supports plantations. Goa is endowed with 1512 species of plants, 275 species of birds, 60 kind of reptiles and 48 species of animals. 10% of Goa is wildlife reserve which includes sanctuaries like Dr. Salim Ali Bird sanctuary, Bhagvan Mahavir Wildlife sanctuary and Bondla wildlife sanctuary. These make Goa holiday complete.

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Goa holiday is visit to a tropical paradise. To feel the magic, you must plan a trip to Goa yourself. So in consultation with either the land or online travel agent, take up the best suited Goa tour package.

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