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Popular Tourist Attraction Places in Goa
  • Goa is the favorite tourist destination in India
    for honeymoon and bachelor parties. It is also
    the popular go-to holiday place for both Indians
    and foreigners. This state is located on the west
    coast of India which comes under Konkan coastal
    belt. Apart from its beaches and nightlife, this
    tourist paradise offers rich culture, history and
    nature trails to chill, relax, and rejuvenate.
    Popularly known as the Pearl of the Orient, Goa
    portrays mixed culture and heritage of Portugal
    and India at its best. Be it a cultural tour,
    spiritual, heritage or recreational one, the land
    of beaches offers a unique experience for every
    tourist.
  • Check out the top tourist destinations of Goa
    holiday tours with Bharat Darshan tourism and
    have an experience of a lifetime.

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  • Calangute Beach
  • Located in the North Goa, it is the biggest of
    the beaches and is aptly named Queen of the
    beaches with its vast expanse of sand and ocean
    waters. It is popular for both domestic and
    international travelers with its festive mood and
    seafood cuisine. Adventure activities like
    parasailing, surfing, jet skiing and banana rides
    add fun to the tourists.

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  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Churches are an important part of Portuguese
    culture and legacy. This basilica is considered
    as a heritage site by UNESCO for its
    well-preserved architecture. The church contains
    the mortal remains of St Francis which are well
    preserved and is revered by Christians as pilgrim
    site. It is one of the oldest churches in India
    and is quite popular for its architectural
    designs dating back to 1605.

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  • Baga Beach
  • This beach is most sought out for the ambiance it
    offers and water recreation activities. The
    scenic shoreline gives a spectacular view of
    fishing boats and lets you experience the culture
    of the finest fishing village. Tourists enjoy
    basking in the sun and dolphin spotting apart
    from the boat rides.

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  • Fort Aguada
  • It is one of the best preserved Portuguese forts
    in India over a period of 400 years. Built in the
    early 17th century the fort defended well from
    invaders and offers a scenic view of the
    convergence of river Mandovi and the Arabian Sea.
    Built with laterite stone, the Portugal military
    architecture is well represented in its form. The
    4 storeyed lighthouse is the tourist attraction
    in the fort. Part of the fort is turned into jail
    and is considered the biggest of jails in Goa.

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  • Chapora Fort
  • Though the fort was built initially by Marathas,
    Portuguese invaded and gained control over it and
    rebuilt again to defend their territory. The fort
    offers the spectacular view of the beaches Anjuna
    and Chapora. The perfect time to visit the fort
    is an evening to enjoy the sunset and relax.

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  • Mollem National Park
  • This national park offers the virgin beauty of
    nature and encompasses varied wildlife and
    vegetation. Some of the animals and birds which
    are on the verge of extinction are well preserved
    here. It is a feast for nature lovers with a
    variety of deciduous, evergreen forests and
    perennial water sources. Tourists can enjoy their
    stay there with numerous dormitories and resorts
    and guest houses. Best time to visit is in the
    months of October to March.

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  • Bondla Wild Life Sanctuary
  • With a small area compared to other parks, this
    life sanctuary offers nothing short of a well
    dreamed holiday. It is a popular picnic spot for
    families to chill in the lap of nature with
    activities involving elephant rides and a zoo. A
    jeep safari takes the tourists inside deer parks
    and lets you experience the natural ecosystem of
    wildlife. Spend a night there away from hustle
    bustle to rejuvenate and indulge in trekking.

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  • Verna Springs
  • Located 20 Kms away from Panaji, the kesarval
    springs in Verna plateau offers a refreshing
    holiday away from Goan beaches. The spring looks
    full during the monsoon season and the waters are
    known to have healing properties. Rejuvenate by
    taking a dip there and pamper your body with
    natural minerals present in the water.

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  • Dudhsagar Falls
  • The sheer beauty of the majestic white waters of
    river Mandovi gushing from a height of 1000
    meters earned the name Dhudhsagar which literally
    translates to the sea of milk. It falls under
    Bhagwan Mahavir wildlife sanctuary and can be
    reached by the nearest Castle Rock railway
    station. The water cascades down from four tiers
    of hills making the spectacular beauty very much
    live amidst its lush greenery. Trekking is
    allowed to reach the bottom of the waterfalls
    which attracts adventure enthusiasts.

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  • Mangueshi Temple
  • The elegant yet stunning structure of this 400 yr
    temple of the cultural significance of Lord
    Shiva. Seek divine intervention from the land of
    Portugal architecture and churches with ornate
    designs depicting Hindu culture. This is the
    largest of all temples in Goa and popular among
    tourists as a must-visit place with its history
    and architecture.

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  • Islands
  • A visit to beautiful islands of Chorao and Divar
    takes a short time from the state capital.
    Explore the islands with a ferry ride and enjoy
    the quaint tourist destination sporting few
    villas. The Salim Ali bird sanctuary in Chorao
    Island provides an escapade for bird watchers to
    connect with nature. The Grand Island provides
    snorkeling and other water activities like scuba
    diving and fishing.

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  • Food and shopping
  • The coastal line provides fresh seafood for its
    tourists and there are many local and
    international eateries to pamper your taste buds.
    Flea markets, Saturday night markets at beaches
    and Mapusa municipal market offers a wide range
    of exotic and local merchandise along with
    high-end fashion. Goa is famous for the night
    parties and disco clubs of which some entertain
    tourists till early morning hours. These are
    considered as the most happening tourist spots
    with all sorts of music to dance to the beats.

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