Goa –The most popular tourist spot in Summer in India
Goa is a rare amalgamation of natural picturesque beauty, attractive beaches, famous architectural temples, grand parties and festivals and its rich Anglo-Indian heritage. Of course the most sought after places in Goa are the beautiful beaches, which are crowded throughout the year not only by Indians but people from foreign countries as well. The pleasant sun and crystal clear azure-green waters of the sea mesmerize the visitors. The variety of sea food and typical Konkani dishes make Goa more popular too. No wonder, money generated from tourism is major source of revenue for the tiny and beautiful state, blessed with scenic beauties and rare geographic locations.
Some of the famous beaches in Goa are – Candolim Beach (about 14 kilometre from Panaji),
Miramar Beach, Majorda Beach, Mobor Beach, Colva Beach, Anjuna Beach, Varca Beach, Sinquerim Beach, Vagator Beach, and Palolem Beach to name a few.
The other major attraction of Goa is – the ancient churches, which are liked with the long history of Portuguese rule in Goa. These churches other than being a place of worship also are known for beautiful pieces of architecture from by gone days. Some popular churches in Goa are St Cathedral Church, St Francis of Assisi, Basilica of Bom Jesus, St Augustine Church, etc.
But apart from beaches, seafood and churches, Goa also has some beautiful temples and other places of tourist interests. Arvalem Waterfall, located 2 km from the town of Sinquelim, is a very popular picnic spot. Similarly, Chapoli Dam and Aguada Fort also are the other tourist interest spots in Goa.
The tiny Indian state also hosts some of the most beautiful temples. The most popular are Mahalaxmi Temple and Mangeshi Temple, which almost every tourist stops to have a look.
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