Beaches

Beaches of Goa – Sinquerim

May 21, 2017 Jasmine 0

Located almost 13 km from Panaji, the capital city of Goa is the Sinquerim Beach. Small yet popular and clean beach with dolphin spotting trips, shacks with good food and chilled beer and the Sinquerim Fort overlooking the sea. Although […]

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Beaches of Goa – Arambol

May 21, 2017 Jasmine 0

Arambol Beach is in Goa’s northernmost taluka of Pernem, just south of Keri Beach, Goa’s northernmost beach. Arambol beach is located 50 km north of Panaji A 16 km long unexplored beach surrounded by cliffs on two sides, with a […]

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Beaches of Goa – Betalbatim

May 21, 2017 Jasmine 0

Betalbatim is one of the quieter beaches that has somehow managed to get its fair share of development. Surprisingly a beach so well developed still managing to hold on to its title of being lonely […]

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Beaches of Goa – Velsao

May 20, 2017 Jasmine 0

The Velsao beach lies on the southern coast of Goa and is one of the most vivacious tourist destinations. This small stretch of sandy beach is easily accessible as it lies in between Bogmalo beach […]

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Lakes of Goa – Mayem

May 20, 2017 Jasmine 0

Maya Lake also known as Mayem Lake is situated in Mayem in the Bicholim taluka of North Goa The Mayem Lake is a popular tourist picnic and boating spot in North Goa. Even the journey […]

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Lakes Of Goa – Carambolim

May 20, 2017 Jasmine 0

One of the most famous and picturesque lakes in Goa, this lake has the added attraction of also being a great place for bird-watching. This manmade lake plays host to a number of species of […]

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Goa Airport Shuttle rates and timings

May 18, 2017 Gautam 0

Goa Tourism, in partnership with Kadamba Transport Corporation and Airport Authority of India, have started a new shuttle service to and from the Goa airport, daily from Friday, 12th May, 2017″. The air-conditioned Volvo bus […]

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Water Sports activities in Goa

May 12, 2017 Jasmine 0

With a 101 km coastline and numerous inland water bodies, Goa has emerged as one of the best destinations for water based adventure sports in the past few years. Be it kayaking, white water rafting, […]

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Mosques Of Goa – Safa Masjid

March 14, 2017 Jasmine 0

The Safa Masjid or Shahouri Masjid in Ponda taluka, is the biggest and most famous of the mosques in Goa. It was built in 1560 by Ibrahim Adilshah of Bijapur. The mosque once manicured a […]

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Mosques Of Goa – Jama Masjid Mosque

March 14, 2017 Jasmine 0

Situated 26 kms from Margao at Sanguem and built in the last century. The Jama Masjid was completely renovated in 1959. The new structure is remarkable for its harmonious proportions and elegant simplicity with its […]

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Churches of Goa – St Anne Church, Agonda

March 14, 2017 Jasmine 0

Church Name:  St Anne (Santa Ana) Location: Agonda, Canacona Elevated: 27.12.1888 Feast: 1st Sunday of May The feast of St. Anne also known as “Touceachem Feast” or the “Cucumber Feast” is marked by the rituals […]

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Forts of Goa – Rivona Fort

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

Visitors who make the long journey to Rivona, about 25 kms south of Margao, itself 33 kms from Panaji will probably intend to visit the abandoned Pandava Caves. From here, a 10 minutes’ drive to […]

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Forts of Goa – Chandor Fort

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

Nothing remains now of what was probably Goa’s earliest fort, at its first capital Chandrapura –now Chandor. Used as a base by the Bhojas as early as the 4th – 5th centuries AD, the whole […]

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Forts of Goa – Rachol Fort

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

Only an archway made of stone and a dry moat remain of Rachol Fort, one of the oldest forts in Goa. Built by the Bahamani sultans, it was captured by Krishnaraya, king of Vijayanagar, but […]

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Forts of Goa – Nanus Fort (Nanuz Fort)

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

Located in Satari taluka and stronghold of the Ranes, who launched a series of attacks on the colonisers in the 19th century, Nanus Fort is best known for having been captured by Dipaji Rane and […]

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Forts of Goa – Corjuem Fort

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

Also in Bardez taluka, along the eastern border near Adlona village, Corjuem fort was built in 1705. Corjuem Fort is situated 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the village of Aldona on the river island of Corjuem. […]

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Forts of Goa – Colvale Fort

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

  Ruins of Colvale Fort. The Colvale Fort was known as O Fortaleza de São Sebastião de Colvale. This fort was built in 1635 on the orders of the then Viceroy of the Estado Português da […]

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Forts of Goa – Cabo Da Rama

February 24, 2017 Gautam 0

Located mid-way between the beach of Betul and Agonda, Cabo da Rama is Goa’s southernmost fort, in Canacona taluka. Named after the hero of the Ramayana the present fort dates to 1763, when it was […]

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Forts of Goa – Sada Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

Best known for having provided refuge during an attack by the Marathas, led by Sambhaji, in 1685, the Sada fort was already over a century old then, having built c. 1543 when the Portuguese established […]

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Forts of Goa – Reis Magos Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

About 5 km up the Mandovi river, where the estuary is narrowest stands Reis Magos Fort. The name, signifying the Magi Kings (Reis meaning king in Portuguese), is derived from that of the nearby church, […]

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Forts of Goa – Aguada Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

Largest, best preserved and the most well-known fort of Goa. Aguada was built almost exactly 100 years after the Portuguese conquest, between 1609-12, at the mouth of the Mandovi. Its impressive walls, 5 m high […]

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Forts of Goa – Chapora Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

Further south, 10 kms from Mapusa in Bardez taluka, across the wide Chapora river, is the magnificent construction. The climb up to the bastion is somewhat steep and slippery, but eminently worthwhile. Originally constructed by […]

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Forts of Goa – Terekhol Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

At the northernmost point of the Goan coast, 42 kms from Panaji and perched above the sea on a small hill by the Terekhol river, is the Terekhol Fort. It is also known as Fort Tiracol. […]

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GDTC invites applications for Women Taxi drivers

November 11, 2014 Gautam 0

After tasting instant success with the Women Taxi Service in Goa, Goa Tourism department Corporation (GTDC) is looking for fresh recruits. GTDC is inviting applications from Goan women for Women Taxi Project. Any lady driver […]

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Goa gets its very own Women Taxi service

October 17, 2014 Gautam 1

The Women Taxi Service has been officially launched in Goa with a fleet of 10 Toyota Etios sedans to start with. Goa Tourism (GTDC) launched the Women Taxi service at the hands of Honorable Chief […]