The land beyond the end
The coastal enhancement of Goa's beautiful sun-kissed beaches and the harmonious blend of Eastern and the Western culture are theelement that are attracted people from the world over.
Goa is endowed not only with beautiful golden beaches but also with lush green interiors and an incredibly rich cultural heritage.The main attraction for the tourist in Goa are:
-Cool blue waters of sea to swim to surf
-Hilly tTerrains of the forest
-Magnificent churches and temples to visit
-Old forts and ruins steeped in history
Goa has all that which can evoke a feeling of interest that is difficult to define.Magic of the land,the warmthand Hospitality of Goan'are a few characterstics of Goa that captivate the heart of people.
According to an ancient Myth,Goa was created by the great saint Parshuram who shot an arrow into the Arabian sea,commanding the water to part.In 1498 Portuguese explorer Vasco-Da-Gama first set foot in India.Goa along with Daman and Diu become a part of an Indian Republic in 1961 and was accorded the status of full fledged Indian state in 1989.
Goa has often been described as a melting pot of different cultures.The creative expressions of art,architecture,music and dance reflect of multicultural aspects of Goa.
The Tourists Traits:
Goa has all kinds of experiences to offer its visitors. An unhurried cadence allows you to relax and unwind the moment you set your foot in Goa.
Goa has many miles of coast line which has long stretch of palm fringed.
Wild Life sanctuaries area;3702sq kms
Vasco Da Gama
Popular city of Goa
Vasco Da Gama (also called Vasco) is also called Goa's salient industrial area. It is a densely populated city with ts rail head , airport and port all in close radius.
The Dabolim airport,Mormugoa Port,the state's biggest naval base, and a geometrically planned road network has given Vasco its metropolis status.
Presently a major part of vasco's population comprises immigrant from neighboring states.Lured by the prspects of employment in Vasco's iron-ore and barge-building yards,many flock here but not everyone has story to narrate.Vasco being an industrial and commercial place is full of the hum of a city on move.
How to reach Vasco
To reach Vasco Da Gama,you can take a taxi from Dabolim airport,Vasco station(1km),Margao station(28km)and Panaji(32km).Vasco is directly connected to major Indian cities by flights,through roads and rails.Cruise liners also dock here occasionally,bringing in foreign tourists.