Top tourist attractions of goa - church, temple, museums & fort

Church, Temple, Fort & Palaces - Goa

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Goa is the 25th most important states of India. It is one of the top destinations in India which is visited by large number of tourists from all over the world. Though the tourist hot spot is primarily known for beaches but there are various beautiful churches and temples in the state. Along with that there are various forts and palaces in Goa that that are definitely the must places to watch out for tourists. 

Goa situated around the west coast alongside fabulous Arabian sea is the fastest growing tourist destination. Every year Goa welcomes thousand and millions of tourists not just from India but also foreigners from all over the world. People loves to visit Goa beaches. The enchanting echos around the sea shore in Goa is simple soothing and unforgettable. Goa beaches are great to relax and rejuvenate yourself from the daily hustle-bustle of life. But there are various churches and temples, monuments in the state that should not be missed while traveling in Goa. 

Some of the must visit places apart from the beautiful beaches in Goa are - 

Churches - Goa host number of attractive churches that are definitely to watch out for their beautiful architecture and structures. Some of them include Basillica of Bom Jesus, St Cathedral, The Church of Mae de Deus at Saligao (Bardez). All these churches reflect the marvelous construction done during the time period of Portuguese rule in India. One can have a look at Portugal architecture through these visiting these churches in Goa.  

Temples - Through people believe that the main religion practiced in Goa is Christianity, it is not true. 70% of people in Goa are Hindus and thus the state is having a lot of stunning temples to watch out for. Some of them are Shri Shantadurga (at Kavlem), Shri Mangueshi, Shri Bhagavati (Pernem). They are old and incorporated fabulous architecture. Therefore, one should definitely explore these temples while traveling in Goa.

Museums/Forts and Monuments - Museum of Christian art at Rachol, Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery at Old Goa, Archives Museum of Goa at Panaji, Dudhsagar Water Falls, Aguada Fort, Kesarval Spring, Mayem Lake are some other popular places to visit in Goa.

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