Beaches of Goa

Differently known as Pearl of the Orient and a paradise for tourists , the state of Goa is located on the west coast of India in the coastal belt known as Konkan. The magnificent natural beauty and architectural splendours of its temples, churches and old houses have made Goa a firm favourite with travellers around the world. But on the other hand, Goa is much more than just beaches and the sea It has a soul which comes deep into the unique history, rich culture and a more beautiful landscape normal that India has to offer. Much of the real Goa is in its interiors, inside its buildings and in the hinterland from the coastal regions. Legends of indou Lord Parshuram, an incarnation of credit mythology of Lord Vishnu with the creation of Goa. Over the centuries various dynasties have ordered Goa. Rashtrakutas, Kadambas, Silaharas, Chalukyas, Bahamani Muslims and most famous Portuguese were the rules of Goa. Goa was liberated by the Indian army of Portuguese colonization on December 19, 1961 and became a union territory with enclaves of Daman and Diu. On 30 May 1987 Goa was granted statehood and became the 25th state of the Republic of India. Having been the meeting point of races, religions and cultures of east and the west over the centuries, Goa has a lifestyle multi-hued and distinctive very different from the rest of India. The communities indoues and Catholics make up almost the entire population with the representation of minority Muslims and other religions. All communities have mutual respect toward one another and their secular outlook gave Goa a long and unbroken tradition of religious harmony. The warm and tolerant nature of the Goans allows them to celebrate and appreciate the various religious festivals such as Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Christmas, Easter and identification with equal enthusiasm. The state of Goa maharashtra frames on the north, the state of Karnataka on the south and east. The vast expanse of the Arabian Sea on the western forms the magnificent coastline for which Goa is simply famous. Panaji (Panjim) is the state capital located on the banks of the river and the Mandovi Vasco, Margao, Mapusa and Ponda are the other main towns. Goa airport is maintained by international / national located near Dabolim Vasco. A type bus network between states and one state to another also plays an important role in getting locals and visitors similar in and around Goa. The vast expanse of green mountain range of Sahyadri ensure that Goa has an abundance of water. The sea and rivers abound in seafood - prawns, mackerel, sardines, crabs and lobsters are most popular with the locals and visitors. With English which is widely spoken everywhere Goa, Konkani and Marathi languages are state. The national language Hindi is also good in most areas around the state. The Goan cuisine is a mixture of different influences that the Goans had to endure for centuries. The staple food in Goa is fish and rice, among Hindus and Catholics. Unlike the Christian food of the Hindu Goan food is not strongly influenced by the Portuguese cuisine. Since the arrival of hippies in the'60s, Goa was an important destination on the itinerary of international tourists and domestic. The tourist season in Goa begins in September and continues through early - walking. The weather in these months is usually dry and pleasantly fresh. Then the weather becomes warm in around May and late June, Goa receives the full blast of the Indian monsoon with sudden floods and tropical storms. However it is also during the monsoon that Goa is probably at its most beautiful, with greenery growing all around.

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