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Goa Holiday Travel Guide

Goa is a place full of surprises with wonderful things to do and places to explore. The beaches of Goa, the churches, temples, forts, waterfalls around Goa are very popular among tourists who visit this serene state from across the world.

The old-world charm coupled with the new-world charm ensures that the tourists have a great time while visiting Goa. Besides the places of interest, Goa is famous for its water sports activities such as water-skiing, parasailing, water bikes, snorkelling, kayaking, swimming in the beach, etc. There are many places to see in and around Goa while visiting this beautiful beach state.

Goa is known to be a traveller's paradise because of its beautiful climate and splendid sea breeze which never lets a traveller's expectation down.

This magical land of sun, sand and sea has a lot of places of interest with tourists can visit while staying in Goa.

Sightseeing in Goa includes:

The silvery beaches have been an attraction for all tourists visiting Goa. The famous beaches of Goa are Aguada, Anjuna, Baga, Candolim, Calangute, Sinquerim, Miramar, Caranzalem, Dona Paula, Ponda, Vagator, Morjim, Querim, etc.

Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar means ocean of milk and is one of Goa's most visited and attractive tourist spots. Perched on the supercilious Western Ghats, the Dudhsagar waterfalls offer the tourists unrivalled beauty and is a photographers paradise.

Lamgau caves
This palm fringed cave is a very famous tourist spot in Goa. In this cave one will find a stone linga with a small tulsi and Nandi bull near it. A small stream glorifies the atmosphere of the cave.

Divar Island
This beautiful small island is situated across the Mandovi River in Old Goa and is rarely visited by tourists. It is known for the Bonderam festival which takes place every year on this island. A Ferry connects the mainland to this small island.

Devils Canyon
The fierce water and unfathomed depth is what defines this river gorge called Devils canyon. It flows through a beautiful patch in the jungle and is known for its turbulent water. The place can be visited along with Dudhsagar waterfalls.

Carambolim Lake, Goa
This beautiful fresh-water lake is man-made and was built to provide for irrigation to the fields. One can spot a number of exotic and migratory birds on this picturesque lake. It is definitely a photographer's paradise.

Other sightseeing places in Goa are Charao Island, Chapoli Dam, Goa state museum, Fort Aguada, Madei wildlife sanctuary, Kuskem waterfalls, Nanus fort in Goa, Panjim Bridge, Rivona Caves, Reis Magos Fort, San Jacinto Island, Spice Plantations in Goa, Viceroys Arch, Wax World museum, Tiracol fort, etc.

Martha Joseph Lives in Delhi, INDIA. Martha has been traveling when she was only 9 yrs. She is an avid traveller and loves to travel with her Family.

Tourist Places of Attraction in Goa


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