Know more about State Goa

About the State : Goa, one of India’s favorite travel destinations. It is the smallest state of India, which attracts tourists from all over the world to witness its breathtaking beaches, colorful fairs and festivals, rocking carnivals, rich culture and heritage. A perfect blend of the colonial and modern charm Goa simply manages to take your heart away. 
Reputed for its infrastructure, cuisine, historical monuments and unique culture, Goa has become a one stop tourist spot for millions of foreign and domestic travelers. Blessed in terms of natural beauty, the beaches in Goa cover almost 83 percent of its total coastline. Goa City is just not restricted to fun and enjoyment, it is also a one stop pilgrimage center for millions of Christians across the globe. Panjim is its capital city. 
Major cities
Must See Places : Panjim : Church Square, Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Adilshah Palace, State of Abba Faria, Goa state museum
Biocholim – Mayem lake, Menezes Braganza Institute, Central Library, Hindu Mahalaxmi temple, Jama Masjid Mosque, Chapel of St. Sebastian and the Miramar beach.
Dona Paula beach, Anjuna beach, Old Goa, Vasco Da Gama, Mapusa, Ponda, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Molen and Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary.
Mapusa : The Friday market, Church of our Lady of Miracles, Shrine of Lord Bogeshwar, The temple of Lord Hanuman.

Baga Beach, Chapora fort, Vagator fort, Sri Kalka mandir, Sri Morji temple.
Margoa: Beaches, The Old market, Pandava Caves, The Steely Church of The Holy Spirit, The House of Gables or Sat Burzam Ghor, Jorge Barreto park, Rachol Seminary, Monte Church and the Chandreshwar Bhuthnath Temple

Colvo beach, Benaulim beach, Mobor and Majrda beach, agonda beach, Palelom beach, Canacona beach.
Arambol : The Teracol fort, Freshwater lake, Main beach and the northern beach.
Vasco-da-Gama: The Bogmalo beach, Naval Aviation museum, Sada fort, St. Andrews Church.

Velsao beach, Majorda beach, Colva beach, Church of St. Alex, Curtorim, Church of Holy Spirit, Rachol Seminary, Rachol, Shree Damodar Temple, Jama Masjid, Cabo de Rama, Buddhist caves, Rivona.
Best Eating joints :
Basilico, Near Anjuna Junction, DeMello Vaddo
Cliff Monty’s Restaurant and Bar
La Franza Restaurant
Lila cafe
Eyes of Buddha Restaurant and Bar, Socoilo Vaddo
Oasis Restaurant and Bar
Dominick Restaurant and Pub
Sea Rose Restaurant and Bar
Coconut Creek Restaurant (D’Mello’s)
Infantaria Pastelaria Restaurant, Bakery and Bar
Oriental Royal Thai
Pearl’s Place Restaurant and Bar
Check out this complete list of Restaurants in Goa
What to Buy Where: You can go for the upmarket boutiques for unusual and good quality curios, handicrafts, antiques and silks and embroidery items or else the beach front bazars and flea markets offer delightful shopping at affordable prices. The most popular souvenir items and include brassware, terracotta, shell work, crochet, carved furniture, bamboo work, papier-mache, etc. These are available in the Government Emporium and also at shops and stalls near the popular tourist spots.
Anjuna Wednesday market has various kinds of goods from fabrics, ornamental crafts, spices, clothing, local Goanese, Kahmiri and Tibetan handicrafts
Newtons Shopping Center.
Mapusa Friday Market has plenty of fresh fish, Pickles and preserves, spices, earthen pots, glass bangles, channa baskets coir mats, and the famous Goan ‘chouricos’ (ready spiced Goan pork sausages), dried fish and prawns, clothing, junk jewelry, and the famous country liquor are all sold at the most reasonable prices one could possibly find.Baga Saturday Night Market has plenty of handicrafts shops. Here stalls sell clothes, trinkets, exotic delicacies and Goanese Cuisine. Funky haircuts, tarot reading, palmistry, wood carvings are also available. Plus live bands that create a carnival like ambience simply make the place rock.
Calangute Market Square streets are packed with shops offering a wide range of goods, namely souvenirs, metal crafts, leather items, clothes and jewellery, not just from Goa, but from other parts of the country as well.
Fenny found anywhere in Goa
Istyle Jewellers
Buy best Spices at Panaji
Wide variety of Cashew Nuts are available, tastes ranging from plain, salted and masala. They are available practically all over Goa.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for visiting and for your Comments!


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...