Margao Market , Goa
Goa, a drop of golden sand that slipped from the artistic fingers of the God, is bestowed upon by innumerable gifts - picturesque landscape, sun drenched beaches, historic monuments, pleasant climate, culinary expertise and convivial people. And amidst these alluring gems of enchantment, rises the resplendent minaret of modernity, an aroma of newness that promises a memorable vacation to every tourist in Goa. Today, Goa is Indias national holiday destination, the momentum of its commercial and tourism growth unequalled in the country. Adorned in multi-hued brilliance, the cities are a sheer delight to wander around in. Keeping the pace, the palm-fringed rural quarters or trivial towns, that are still untouched by the hands of modernity, offer a completely different holiday experience. "me "over to explore the unexplored and savour the much-hyped extravaganza, that many people around the world dream of.
Mapusa Market , Goa
When in Goa for a holiday vacation, you just cant eschew the charm of Panaji, the capital city of Goa. Once the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Adil Shah of Bijapur, this emerging capital today serves as the gateway to many a world-famous beaches of this picturesque state. Fringed with sprawling avenues, lush green gardens and beautiful red-roofed houses built in Latin style, Panaji (or Panjim) also encourages artistic and cultural activities in its secret sleeves. The history of Old Goa sparkles like a dazzling diamond in the necklace of time. The numerous sacred churches that pepper the terrain only add to the beauty. Unique in their architecture and embellished with magnificent motifs, the divine houses amidst emerald paddy fields are a magnificent thing to behold.
33 km from the capital at Panaji, Margao is the capital of South Goa district. A thriving metropolis on the banks of river Sal, Margao flaunts to be the second largest city of Goa and an important centre for trade, learning and religious activities that sees tourists from all over India and world. Plan a vacation trip to Mapusa, the capital of Bardez Taluka. Affording a labyrinthine network of state and national highways on its chest, the city is known for its bustling Friday market. Nestling in the low lying areas near Little Anjuna Beach, the flea market is colourfully demarcated by bedsheets tied between coconut trees that serve as roofs for the numerous stalls! Pick up some memoirs from an wide range of eclectic items - jewellery, linen, electronic goods, motorbikes, Balinese batik, mirror-worked waistcoats - after a bedlam bargaining that is an important aspect of shopping the best. Feel like a world explorer on a tour to the medieval city of Vasco da Gama, named after the eminent Portuguese traveller. A modern, well-laid city close to Mormugao harbour is decorated with many magnificent mansions and sprawling avenues. Gateway to the famous Bogmalo Beach, the city also enjoys the pleasure of the only airport, lying on the outskirts of the city. For a complete bouquet of surprises, turn the wheels of your planned holiday towards the serene city of Canacona. Famous for its sun-kissed beaches and out-of-the-world adventure activities, the holiday destination also enchants tourists with innumerable temples adorning the pristine landscape.
Old Goa Musium Church
Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) and a number of private tour operators provide sight seeing opportunities, taking care of your interests and budgets, through Goa's sprawling countryside, which is a memorable way to experience the Konkani village life and handloom industries. Goa has a single airport at Dabolim, near Vasco da Gama. Besides the cities are appreciably linked with intricate railway and road networks, that make journeys in the perfect holiday destination a favoured choice. Tourists can enjoy ample sport opportunities in its cities and even trivial towns; snorkelling, parasailing, trekking, dolphin spotting etc. In short, it is well said that you don't have to compromise in the modest towns and cities of Goa, and you can lose yourself in the fun. So, splurge on...
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