Goa is the smallest state of India that sits beneath the state of Maharashtra. It is unofficially the fun capital of India because a large number of domestic as well as international tourists flock into this small yet fun-filled destination to have the time of their life. The state is relatively smaller in size, with cities the size of towns, keeping entertainment options always within your immediate reach.
Goa has the highest GDP per capita and is the state that offers the best quality of life to its citizens as well as the incoming tourists, as per the National Commission on Population judged by twelve various indicators. It is visited for its excellent beaches, jam-packed nightclubs, well-maintained casinos, world famous churches, carnivals, the Portuguese influenced cuisine and colonial architecture.
History of Goa
The inhabitants of Goa draw their origin from Indo-Aryan & Dravidian races. The Portuguese entered Goa in the 15th Century and were to stay till the next four and a half centuries. It became an inherent part of India in the year 1961 with Operation Vijay, where India annexed the region of Goa along with Daman & Diu. In the year 1987, Goa became the 25th State of India and Daman & Diu still remains to be a Union Territory maintained by the Indian Administration.
Basilica of Bom Jesus
A stunning example of baroque architecture, it houses the mortal remains of St. Francis Zavier.
Endless beach shacks selling freshly fried sea-food and street shops selling colorful souvenirs.
Built to protect Goa from Dutch attacks, it is a prime heritage location visited by many on an everyday basis.
A popular Hindu pilgrimage site that stands in royal colors of white and gold, termed to be one of the wealthiest temples
Best location to take a scenic river cruise through the calm waters.
Impeccably white and foamy waters trickle down the emerald cliffs, which is a sight to behold.
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