Goa, India

GoaGoa - Pearl of India and individual states. This is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Golden beaches on the shores of the Arabian Sea, rich nature, the humid tropics, ancient monuments, mountain waterfalls, jungle, sweet aromas of spices and diverse flora and fauna, a mixture of styles, cultures and races have made the province of Goa quite unlike the usual image of India.

In 1961, Goa, a former Portuguese colony, gained independence and became the 25 th state of India.

The famous south-eastern coast of India extends for 110 km. Bays share it on the most famous beaches: Arambol, Vagator, Anjuna, Sinkuerim the north and Colva, Betil, Madzhorda and Betalbatim in the south. Opening of the hotel chains of the world "Taj Group, Holiday Inn," "Renaissance", "Kempinski" has attracted tourists from all over the world.

Modern capital, the city of Panaji, is 29 km. from the local airport Dabolim. This is a small modern city. 10 km. from Panaji is Old Goa, founded by Adil Shah in the early 16 th century. With the arrival of Alfonso de Albuquerque Old Goa became the capital of the Portuguese colony. The Portuguese pay local residents to the Catholics, all induiisskie temples were destroyed.

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The best known of the buildings of that time are the Basilica of Bom Jesus and the Cathedral of St. Catherine (acting). The basilica was built in 16 century, here in the gilded coffin contains the body of St. Francis Xavier. The cathedral is famous for its five bells, one of which, "Golden Bell", the biggest in Goa and one of the best in the world.

Goa - this is the part of India, where everyone can find a lesson for my taste, temperament and lifestyle. When it's the desire to escape from a vacation on the beach, we suggest a dip in the tumult of wildlife, native fauna, to get acquainted with local customs and way of life. You can go on a cruise on the river Mandovi and Zouari, visit the plantations of cashew and coconuts, or see how prepared local drink Fenny.

We also recommend a trip into the mountains by jeep, where you can admire the beautiful induisskimi temples, you can visit the magnificent waterfall Dadsadar and swim in clean water. During the trip you will see a variety of birds, many of which are listed as endangered.