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Goa is one of the most popular destinations in India, on another thought it could be considered THE most popular one. Goa is also known as the "Pearl of the Orient". It is the smallest state in India in terms of area. Goa hosts thousands of international and domestic visitors every year. The name Goa is originated from European dialects from the Portuguese colonisers. Legends from Hindu mythology credit Lord Parshuram, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu with the creation of Goa.

The Mormugao harbour on the mouth of the river Zuari in Goa is one of the best natural harbours in South Asia. Like many other states in India, Goa is also dense with diversified flora and fauna. The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Goa is one of best known in India. Foxes, wild Boars, Kingfishers, and an immense variety of sea fishes and animals are found here. Being a Christian-dominated state, Christmas, Easter and New year’s day is flamboyantly celebrated. With equal enthusiasm is celebrated the festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi (Chavoth-Konkani), Diwali, Shigmo and the Carnival. Goa strikes a harmonious relationship among various religions and communities.

Bom Jesus basilica in Goa, which is a World Heritage Site, holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, a Catholic Patron saint. Another attractive and the most popular feature that attracts the tourists to Goa is the breathtakingly stunning line of blue beaches which will make you feel as if you are in paradise. The feasts, festivals, the hospitable people, the mouth-watering food, historical monuments, significant churches, traditional temples, the magnificent scenic beauty, the immensely rich flora and fauna, the silvery sand, and the rustic culture of the city itself makes Goa undeniably unique.

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