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Goa Tourist Attractions
Goa is famous for its attractive places like beaches, churches, temples, water sports, museums, forts and many more. The other tourist attractions are boating, fishing, water surfing, etc. Whenever we plan for a holiday, one place which comes in our mind is Goa. Every year there are large numbers of tourists visit Goa. It is famous through out the world.

Goa, truly famous by the name as "Queen of Beaches" or "Land of Temples & Churches". You can't stop yourself to visit Goa again & again.
Various tour operators provide you a complete package including all the famous places of Goa. Goa is more popular place among honeymoon couples. It attracts large number of newly wedded couples. Goa carnival is also a big attraction among the visitors.

The main tourist attractions of Goa are:

Beaches in Goa

Konkan coast of Goa is 105kms long, scattered with numerous beaches. Goa is divided into north & south region. North region covers Anjuna, Calangute, Candolim, Baga, Vagator, Arambol and Morjim beaches. Beaches lying in South region are Colva, Benaulim, Cavelossim, Varca, Velsao, Majorda, Betalbatim, Mobor and Betul. You can see Massage centers, Swimming Pool, Gym, Nightclubs and Internet Café by the beach side.

Churches in Goa

One of the famous churches of Goa is St. Francis of Assisi, built in 1660-1760 AD. Other famous attractions among churches are St. Cajetan Church, St. Paul Church, St. Anne Church, Se Cathedral, etc. One of the oldest surviving churches in old Goa is The Church of Our Lady of Rosary on Monte Santo, built in 1510-1550.

Forts in Goa

Aguada Fort is one of the largest Portuguese forts, built in 1609-12. You can't complete your trip without visiting forts. Other main forts in Goa are Cabo da Rama associated with Lord Rama during his exile from Ayodhya, Terekhol Fort on the Terekhol River, Chapora Fort near Mapusa and many more.

Museums in Goa

Goa is full of heritage & culture. Museums in Goa describe the history and culture of this place. The popular museums and art galleries in Goa are the State Archaeology Museum, opened on 29th Sept 1977 in Panaji, including seven galleries as the Religious Expression Gallery, the Contemporary Art Gallery, the Western Bronzes Gallery, the Christian Art Gallery, the Banerji Art Gallery Sculpture Gallery and the Cultural Anthropology Gallery. You can see paintings, clay models, manuscripts, wooden & anthropological objects, etc.

Temples in Goa

Goa is known as "Land of Temples" as there are numerous ancient Hindu temples describing the history of Portuguese domination. You can see a mixed combination of Christians as well as Hindus. Every Goan temples have a history also attached to it. These temples are noted for their natural beauty and simple architecture fills one with the feelings of spirituality, purity and sanctity.

Entertainment in Goa

Goa is the only place full of fun, excitement, nightlife and many more. It is the place where entertainment never comes to an end. It includes restaurants, bars, casinos, nightclubs, New Year party, etc which doubles the enjoyment. You can choose different types of entertainment activities according to your own taste.


Thus, Goa is the most attractive tourist destination in India. You can enjoy each and every moment in Goa-from discs to pub, from beaches to wildlife, from water sports to river cruises and many more.