GOA-India

Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan in Western India. It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north and to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture. It has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, a biodiversity hotspot. Goa is a part of the coastal country known as the Konkan.Goa's seven major rivers are the Zuari, Mandovi, Terekhol, Chapora, Galgibag, Kumbarjua canal, Talpona and the Sal. The Zuari and the Mandovi are the most important rivers, interspaced by the Kumbarjua canal. These rivers are some of the busiest in India. Goa has more than 40 estuarine, eight marine, and about 90 riverine islands. The total navigable length of Goa's rivers is 253 km. Goa has more than 300 ancient water-tanks built during the rule of the Kadamba dynasty and over 100 medicinal springs. Goa also stands 6th in the Top 10 Nightlife Cities in the World in a National Geographic Book. One of the biggest tourist attractions in Goa is water sports. Beaches like Baga and Calangute offer jet-skiing, parasailing, banana boat rides, water scooter rides and more. The state of Goa is famous for its excellent beaches, churches, and temples. The Bom Jesus Cathedral, Fort Aguada and a new wax museum on Indian history, culture and heritage in Old Goa are other tourism destinations. The Goan Carnival and Christmas-new year celebrations are well known to attract a large number of tourists. Rice with fish curry is the staple diet in Goa. Goan cuisine is famous for its rich variety of fish dishes cooked with elaborate recipes. Top Places Must Visit in Goa; Top Places Must Visit in Goa, Deltin Royale Casino: Try Your Luck, Chapora Fort: Discover Bollywood’s favourite fort, Basilica of Bom Jesus: Explore Goa’s religious legacy, Pandava Caves and Arvalem Waterfall: Witness the Beauty of Nature, Dudhsagar Falls: