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Goa Travel Guide

Goa, the land of beaches, is a small state in India, bounded by the states of Maharashtra on the north, Karnataka on the east and west, and Arabian sea on the south, and also the biggest tourist destination in the country. It is distinctly divided into North Goa, and South Goa. Arambol, Anjuna, Morjim, Calangute, Baga, Miramar, Calangute, Candolim are just most popular beaches in North Goa. It also offers several water sports, Baga and Calangute are two of the best destinations. Panaji, the capital of Goa is known for its old-world charm. The peak to visit this city starts from mid-November to mid-February. You can visit Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, a few kilometers from Panaji is also a favorite spot for birdwatchers. Go rafting along the Mahadevi river or trek up to Dudhsagar waterfalls or simply visit wildlife sanctuaries. The best among them are the Bondla and Cotigao sanctuaries. While in goa, visit the Saturday night market at Arpora, which opens to the public during the peak season along with many artifacts for sale. The night market exhibits funky accessories, bohemian clothes, vintage articles, and many more. Among cities’ most notable landmarks are the Basilica of Bom Jesus, which enshrines the tomb of St Francis Xavier, and the Se Cathedral dedicated to St Catherine of Alexandra. Both were built in the 16th century with other churches of Goa they were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Agriculture remains a mainstay of Goa’s economy with fruits and vegetables.

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