Goa is one of the most important cities in India. Though it is the smallest state of India by area and fourth smallest in terms of population, it is India’s richest state which has a GDP of per capita 2.5 times of India as a whole. Panaji is the capital of Goa and Vasco Da Gama is its largest city. Goa is a former province of Portuguese. The Portuguese overseas territory existed for almost 450 years until 1961 when it was annexed by the Government of India.
Places to Visit in Goa:
Goa has a large number of domestic and international tourists visiting each year as it is well known for its beaches, world heritage architecture and places of worship. The beaches in Goa are divided into South and North Goa as these are the two districts of Goa. North Goa mostly has an abundance of low and medium budget tourist hotels where as South Goa has higher end hotels and also is a place where private beaches are located. Colva, Anjuna, Baga and Calangute are famous beaches that are a must visit beaches in Goa. Apart from beaches one can also visit museums to have a look at Goan history and its culture. Goa State Museum, Naval Aviation Museum and Goa Science Center are few museums to visit in Goa.
Goa abounds diverse type of tourist attractions, which serves every taste, which is for the same reason the tourists book flights to Goa during various seasons to get a glimpse of this wonderful state. If you are a wildlife enthusiast then Goa has many wildlife sanctuaries to make your enthusiasm soar higher. Mollem National Park, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahaveer Sanctuary are some of the most beautiful and famous sanctuaries that no tourist should miss. Goa has few of India’s famous churches which are known for its incredible architecture of the Portuguese era. One can bask in the glory of these famous churches namely Ruins of Church of Augustine, St. Cathedral Church, and the Basilica of Bom Jesus, etc.
Book your Flights to Goa
Flights to Goa are cheaper if one plans them in advance as these rates vary depending on when one is booking the tickets. For international travelers the flights are generally en route Delhi or Mumbai. For domestic travelers, the flights to Goa are mostly on a daily basis which makes them reach this famous destination quickly so that one can have more time to explore this amazing state.
Goa – The Party Capital of India