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Famous Tourist spots in Goa

Affectionately dubbed as the Queen of Gao Beaches, Goa boasts of captivating beaches offering facilities for adventure sports such as water skiing, water scooting, diving, parasailing and wind surfing. From party beaches to adventure beaches, crowded beaches and isolated beaches, this destination offers a lot to beach lovers. On the beaches you will find food stalls selling traditional Goa food, including the sea food.Shopping is another fun-filled activity in this beautiful state of India. Browse its colorful bazaars for a variety of beauty handicrafts. The famous shopping items are hats, items made from coconut shell, homemade pickles, terracotta wall hangings, jewelry, cashew nuts, and lampshades in brass.

Some of the famous tourist places in Goa are:


It is a fishing village known for its beach and a hot water spring.It is an isolated stretch of beach known for its rocky and sandy terrain.

Baga Beach

This is a fishing beach. It is very small with a grove of shady palms close to the waters edge. Few transport come all the way to the beaches edge but none after dark. If you plan to stay there after sundown then make sure you have your own transport.


This beach is an undiscovered beach and it is small and clean. It is in a shaded spot before the mouth of the river Zuari.

Candolim Beach
Here on the beach of this destination you can get glimpses of dolphins.In this beach there is no shelter even to the close to the beach but you may hire a beach umbrella. This beach is very popular with package tourists, but is still not too crowded.

Margao Beach:

It is famous for ancient Portuguese churches, farming villages and beaches.Panaji: It is the capital city of Goa which is known for scenic beauty, beaches, museum, churches and carnival. It is ideally located on the banks of river Mandovi.


This beach is close to the historic Fort Aguada, the early Portuguese fort which was built by the Portuguese to control the entry into River Mandovi and also to protect old Goa from enemy attack. This beach has clean, white sand.

Goa Carnivals

The scene of Goa Carnival resembles some fairy tale descriptions where people hop around in jovial mood with masks on, fireworks, fortune tellers, group of dancers and and above all happy people all around.

Music swings into Goa Carnival quite naturally. The myriad facets of the Goan music compels any onlooker to jig with it. The stylish Spanish guitar, the casual drum beats and the soulful voice are enough to make you move your feet.

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