Fishing hamlets caught in a time warp, layers of silver fishes
drying on sandy beaches and fisher folk full of spirited sea
tales make your Goa travel a unique experience.
G-od's O-wn A-rtwork (Goa) is a coastal paradise that ornaments
the Arabian Sea shores in West India.
Low lying green hills give way to vast tracts of soft sands
that in turn blend into deep blue seas - Goa truly, is a tropical
Famous the world over for its spectacular beaches, Goa attracts,
honeymooners, families, poets and artists all year round.
Calangute, Dona Paula, Anjuna, Agonda, Aguada, Benaulim,
Baga, Bogmalo, Keri, Miramar, Mandrem, Mabor, Palolem, Colva,
Vagator and Chapor are some beach tracts that separate sparkling
aqua waters of the Arabian Sea from the spectacular Goa landscape.
The next best thing that Goa is known for is its wealth of
church architecture. Most of the churches are located in Velha
Goa (Old Goa), though the rest of Goa has its share of exquisite
Some famous Goa churches that are must visits for any individual
on a Goa travel are:
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Rachol Seminiary, Reis Magos Church,
Church of St. Alex, Church of St. Anne, Church of St. Francis
of Assisi, Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Se Cathedral, Church
of St. Augustine, St. Cajetan Church, St. Paul Church, Royal
Chapel of St. Anthony, Convent and the Church of The Cross Miracles,
St. Monica Church, Convent and Church of St. John, Church of
St. Francis Xavier and many more.
Most Goa churches exhibit a striking resemblance to the ancient
Roman architectural style and thus Goa over the years has the
earned the sobriquet of "Rome of the East'. Besides churches,
Goa boasts of a large number of shrines belonging to other communities
exhibiting an interesting mosaic of communal harmony.