Goa, India

Goa is one of the smallest state in India located in the south western part of India. Its bordered by Karnataka to the east & south & Maharashtra on the north & Arabian sea to the west. Formerly a Portuguese province for over 450 yrs, Goa was annexed by India in 1961. The history of Goa dates back to 20,000 - 30,000 yes. Detailed history can be read here in wikipedia.

Goa is the richest state as per the GDP per capita. Tourism is the major industry with accounting to more than 12% of the foreign tourist to India. Mining is the second major industry with Iron ore as the major export. Rice, areca, Cashew & coconut are the main agricultural crop.

Tourism in Goa:
Goa is famous for its beautiful beaches. While most of the public beaches are in North Goa, South Goa has mostly private beach resorts. Churches, Temples, Museums are other set of tourist attractions. Goa also offers many entertainment options like the Dolphin watching, trips to islands, boating, cruise, plenty of water sports from motor boat to para sailing. There are also Wildlife, Bird sanctuaries & few waterfalls like the Dudhsagar.

Here are some of the categories of places in Goa:

Beaches in Goa
Churches in Goa 

Forts in Goa
Waterfalls in Goa
Wildlife Sanctuaries in Goa

Browse places based on the category:

Hill Station
Lakes & Rivers
Wildlife Sanctuary
Water Falls
Back Waters
Nature & Forests
Bird Sanctuary
Cities & Towns

Browse places based on the region:

North Goa
South Goa


  1. I am daily your of your site.I think your information is less to describe the Goa Tourism.

    1. Hi Pooja, thanks a lot for visiting the site & providing the feedback. Yes, I agree with you, the information provided as of now is very less about the Goa Tourism. I have just started this page/post. Will try to update is soon & keep it always updated.