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Goa beaches seducing you with the beauty

By Binil Ummer Subscribe to RSS | July 27th 2012 | Views:
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Goa is the smallest state in India with Panaji as the serving capital. This is one of most visited places in India by the foreign tourists. This is a very charming place for tourists looking for leisure. This place is also of historic importance because the Portuguese have settled here are they spread theirculture and architecture among Indian people. The wide streets of Goa are lined with majestic mansions and churches. The forests in Goa are often compared to the forests of Congo or Amazon. The forests showcase exquisite wild life. But Goa is famous for its beautiful and vibrant beaches. It has got some of the best beaches in India. The Portuguese traders used to call Goa as Golden Goa, the El Dorado and also The Rome of the East. Goa emphasizes such beauty that made them give these names to Goa. Goa is the most famous and celebrated city in India. Goa has the highest per capita income in the whole country and also the citizens are well literate. Apart from beaches Goa is also rich in paddy fields and lush coconut plantations. The southern Goa remains forested attracting many nature lovers and the Northern Goa is much urban and highly populated than southern part.

The beach holiday is the prime attraction in Goa. Agonda, Calangute, Candolim and Dona Paula are the main beaches in Goa. The churches with a touch of Portuguese architecture are another attractive face of Goa. These churches are a beautiful feast for the eye as they take the people to another culture and time. The most famous churches in Goa are Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Augustine church and the church of St Francis of Assisi. You won’t regret trips to Goa. In fact it may be the most refreshing journey you had in your whole life. The exotic beaches with abundant sunlight are a perfect place to have a sun bath. The capital city Panaji is one of the beautiful cities in India. In Panaji there is a palace built in the 16th centaury by the Portuguese named Adilshahi palace which is an excellent example for the Portuguese architecture. In every February Goan Carnival is held in Panaji which is an absolutely splendid sight. Another important place to visit is Margao. It is the commercial centre and is filled with old houses and churches. You can see a large church at the entrance of the town named Largo de Igreja. The Colva beach here is famous for its white sandy beaches and you can also enjoy a trip to the local forests and see elephants.

Old Goa is now also called as Goa Velha and is at a short distance from Panaji and Margao. Old Goa served as the center of Goa for many centauries and was one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Other places to see in Goa are Vagetor, Calangute, and Baga. By choosing our tour packages to Goa you can make sure that you visit all these places with absolute repose of your mind.

Binil Ummer - About Author:
Binil is an eminent writer and travel enthusiast, here giving valuable information on trips to Goa. Goa is the smallest state in India with Panaji as the serving capital. This is one of most visited places in India by the foreign tourists. This is a very charming place for tourists looking for leisure.
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