When visiting Goa, some of the most popular tourist destinations include Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, and Anjuna Beach. These beautiful beaches offer great opportunities for swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing in the warm Indian waters. For those looking to experience more of Goan culture, there are many cultural sites such as Old Goa churches or Shree Mangeshi Temple which can be visited during your stay in Goa.
An interesting historical fact about Goa is that it was under Portuguese rule from 1510-1961 making it the longest standing colony ever held by Portugal! During this time much of Christian culture was introduced into the region which still remains today.
Cities in Goa
Panaji, Kānkon, Morjim, Cuncolim, Benaulim, Goa Velha, Vagator, Māpuca, Mormugao, Solim, Varca, Sancoale, Candolim, Raia, Jua, Vasco da Gama, Quepem, Sanguem, Saligao, Madgaon, Baga, South Goa, Calangute, Navelim, Ponda, Sanquelim, Cavelossim, Colovale, Carapur, Talaulim, Curchorem, Pernem, Aldona, Arambol, Dicholi, Queula, Bandora, Sanvordem, Curti, Serula, North Goa, Bambolim, Davorlim, Palle, Taleigao, Guirim, Chicalim, Colva, Cortalim, Chinchinim, Valpoy