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Goa – 6th in the Top 10 Nightlife cities in the world as per  National Geographic Travel

Goa is an Indian destination visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year. They come for its white sand beaches, nightlife, places of worship and World Heritage-listed architecture.


1. According to Hindu mythology, Parasurama, incarnation of Lord Vishnu created Goa

2. There are evidence of Kushavathi culture( 6000 to 8000 years ago)

3.Tribes of Austric origin such as the KolsMundaris and Kharvis may have settled Goa, living on hunting, fishing and a primitive form of agriculture since 3500 BC

4. When India became independent in 1947, Goa remained under Portuguese control. 

5.On 18 December 1961, Indian troops crossed the border into Goa and “liberated” it


  1. Relax at the beaches
  1. Play water sports
  1. Visit  World Heritage Sites the Bom Jesus Basilica
  1. Scuba diving

How to reach


Goa has scheduled international connections to DohaDubaiMuscatSharjah and Kuwaitin the Middle East 


Goa has two rail lines – one run by the South Western Railway and the other by the Konkan Railway. It connects Goa with major cities of India


Goa has four National Highways passing through it. NH-66 (ex NH-17) runs along India’s west coast and links Goa to Mumbai in the north and Mangalore to the south. NH-4A running across the state connects the capital Panaji to Belgaum in east, linking Goa to cities in the Deccan.

Nearby Destinations

Tarkarli (108 kms away )

Malvan (105 kms away)

Amboli (81kms away)

Gokarna (166kms away)



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