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Goa Sights and Landmarks Guide, India

Goa happens to be the smallest state of India when it comes to the area in which it expands but it is considered the most famous tourist spot of India. Goa is famous for its beaches, history, culture, green atmosphere, and various rivers. Goa is regularly visited by foreigners and Indians alike. The historical monuments of Goa are part of the World Heritage Sights.

Goa, as tourist spot, presents a unique picture for visitors and hence it is most favored by various visitors. Goa is also famous for its various churches which were built during the English rule and the Portuguese rule. The Born Jesus Cathedral is one of the most famous tourist spots for foreign tourists as well as local inhabitants. Fort Aguada is another famous tourist spot in Goa which is regularly visited by many tourists.

Goa is also famous for various temples of ancient age. Some of the famous temples of Goa are Shree Mahalasa, Mangueshi Temple, Shanta Durga temple, Naguesh temple in Bandora, Ramnath temple in Bandora, Shantadurga Kalangutkarin temple, Mahamaya Kalika Devasthan Kasarpal, Saptakoteshwar temple in Naroa, Kamakshi temple in Shiroda and many other famous temples.

Tourists are suggested to visit Panjim, the capital of Goa, as it has very soothing atmosphere and pleasant surroundings. Panjim has remarkably saved the Portuguese culture and monuments with the passing time. Panjim is located on the banks of Mandovi River. Panjim has huge cathedrals which lie in and around the city. Narrow streets, houses from olden days, red roofs, and many cafes plus bars which are enough to attract huge number of visitors are part of the capital of Goa.

Panjim is a very tiny city and one of those capitals in this world which won’t ever grow with the passing time. Panjim is surrounded by the Arabian Sea, the Mandovi River, Altinho Hill, and Ourem Creek from various sides thus halting the expansion of Panjim. This feature makes Panjim an important tourist attraction.

Savoi Spice Plantation is the oldest plantation of Goa and also the largest plantation within Goa. This place attracts many visitors who are interested in understanding how various species are grown.

Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is very famous amongst bird lovers who visit Goa. It is located in the Western Ghats and is spread over an area of around 250 square kilometers.

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