Goa is the hub of tourist attractions. It is notable for its gothic churches, age-old ruins; palm fringed beaches, coconut groves, ferry rides and folk music. The three s sun, sand and sea the building block of Goa Tourism. Let us go through the major tourist attractions of Goa.
Beaches of Goa- Beaches are the integral part of Goa tourism and visit to Goa is incomplete without exploring the golden sandy beaches of Goa. It is situated in Arabian coastline and expanded to 131 km; make its beaches one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It offers wide range of water sports and adventure which includes scuba diving, water skettnig etc. In Goa you can enjoy many beaches but some are considered to be most romantic for instance-
Anjuna Beach- Known for full moon beach parties, it is one of the best beaches of Goa. The beach is home to many forts for instance Albuquerque, Chapora and the Mascarenhs fort.
Baga Beach- It is notable for its highest number of water sports and 30 km long coastal area where you can enjoy your leisure time with your friends and soul mate.
Arambol Beach- Situated around the city of Mapusa, it is one the most tranquil beach. The major attractions of the beach are hot water springs and traditional shops tat serves exotic foods.
Dona Paula Beach- It attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world due to its natural beauty and calmness of the environment.
Colva Beach- It is the ideal destination for those persons who want peace and solace, one of the most isolated beaches of Goa.
Calangute Beach-the beach is considered as ‘Queen of beaches’. With the golden sands, palm trees, it is the perfect place for private holidays.
Apart from these beaches, other known beaches are vaiguinim Beach, Varca beach, and Miramar beach.
Monuments and museums of Goa- Goa is the colony of Portuguese imperialism. And its effect can be seen in Goa's historical monuments for instance Aguada fort, Fortress of Colave, fort of Sanquelim, Carbo de Rama, MormuGoa fort, Chapora fort, Tiracol fort. It is also an ideal destination for the persons who are interested in museums. You can explore some amazing museums for instance Sculpture gallery, The Christian Art Gallery and The cultural Anthropology gallery, the contemporary Art Gallery and the Western Bronzes gallery, Archeological Museum and portrait gallery, Banerjee Art Gallery and many more.
Heritage sites in Goa: Goa tourism not only offers forts but also sites of heritage. There are many heritage sites found in the state which covers Caves at Mangueseshi, Buddhist caves of Remona, Statues of Abbe Faria, The Viceroy Arc and Caves at Khandepa and visit to these places is really an unforgettable experience.