GOA: PLACES OF INTEREST

This "Pearl of the Orient" is a small state on the western coast of India sandwiched between Maharashtra in the north and Karnataka in the south. It is a favorite tourist destination, renowned for its beaches.

GOA STATS:

TOTAL AREA: 3,702 Sq. Km (1,429 Sq. Mi) Rank: 29th
POPULATION (2011): 1,457,723 Rank: 25th
CAPITAL CITY: Panjim  
LARGEST CITY: Vasco da Gama  
LITERACY RATE: 87% Rank: 3rd
HDI: 0.779 Rank: 3rd
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Konkani  
Official Website: www.goa.gov.in  

 

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GOA LOCATOR MAP

 

Church of St. Francis of Assissi
Church of St. Francis of Assissi
Basilica of Bom Jesus (tomb of Goa’s Patron Saint)
Basilica of Bom Jesus (tomb of Goa's Patron saint)

 

 St. Francis Xavier’s body
St. Francis Xavier's body

Church of St. Cajetan
Church of St. Cajetan
Church of Immaculate Conception
Church of Immaculate Conception

 

EAST: BUBHANESWAR Cont.

Narasimha Temple, Koteshwar Temple
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SHRI  MANGESH  TEMPLE
SHRI MANGESH TEMPLE

CENTRAL:

Shri Shantadurga Temple
Shri Shantadurga Temple

SHANTA  DURGA  TEMPLE
SHANTA DURGA TEMPLE

NORTH EAST:

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Brahma Temple

MAHALASA  TEMPLE
MAHALASA TEMPLE

SE CATHEDRAL IN OLD GOA
SE CATHEDRAL IN OLD GOA

GOA: Cont.

MOSQUES:

Safa Masjid at Ponda
Safa Masjid at Ponda

DUDHSAGAR FALLS
DUDHSAGAR FALLS

GOA COASTLINE

coast

BEACHES:

 Calangute Beach
Calangute Beach

Mukteswar Temple
Mukteswar Temple
Nicco  Park
Nicco Park

 

EAST: BUBHANESWAR Cont.

Palolem Beach
Palolem Beach

Colya Beach
Colya Beach

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Pathani Samanta Planetarium

 

OTHER TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:

 Sun Temple
Sun Temple
Sun Temple, Statue
Sun Temple, Statue

 

EAST CENTRAL: CUTTACK

NORTH CENTRAL: Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

SOUTH: Cotiago Sanctuary

Dudhsagar falls
Dudhsagar falls
Aguada Fort
Aguada Fort

 

Paddy fields
Paddy fields

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STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal Gaur (Bos gaurus) guar
State bird Yellow throated Bulbul (Pycnonotus xantholaemus) blubul
State tree Matti (Terminalia elliptica) matti


TOURIST INFORMATION:

Accommodation: www.goa-tourism.com/acco/
Tours: www.goacom.com/tours/
excellentgoanholidays@rediffmail.com

Phone: 9822144019/08322278277