A Guide to Goa – An Eclectic Destination!

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Known as the smallest state in India, Goa is located in the western regions of the country. Regardless of its size, Goa is one of India’s culturally diverse regions. Read on to know more.

Getting there and getting around

Goa has its own international airport and can be reached through direct flights from most countries around the globe. You can reach here from other states of India as well and the popular modes of transports are train and bus. Upon reaching here you could travel around by taxies as well as tuk-tuks.

Attractions

Goa is home to an impressive coastline that boasts turquoise waters and sun-kissed beaches. You could engage in a lot of water-related leisure activities as well. Other popular attractions in the region are namely, Dudhsagar Falls, Fort Aguada, Basilica of Born Jesus and Chapora Fort.

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JagadhatriDudhsagar, the milky waterfall, GoaCC BY-SA 3.0

Accommodation options

Since Goa is a popular tourist destination, there is a myriad accommodation option here. The common ones don’t offer much comfort but the 5 Star Resorts in Goa the likes of Alila Diwa Goa lets you enjoy luxurious indulgence along with many other facilities.

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Image Credit: Alila Diwa Goa

Other things to know

The best times to visit Goa are from November to March. Four languages are spoken here they are, Konkani, English, Marathi and Hindi. Visitors of most nationalities need a tourist visa to arrive here and you can apply for it online.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+

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