The land of bars and beaches, Goa is ranked on the top for the best quality life by the national commission on population judged over 12 indicators. Nestled on the southwestern coast of India in the region of Konkan, it is bounded by Maharashtra on the north and Karnataka on the east-south with the Arabian Sea at the western coast. The state capital is panaji and the largest city is Vasco De Gama. The city is a magnet to a large number of tourists all over the year due to its luring nightlife and beautiful landscapes. One must plan on a visit to this place of bars and beaches with their comforted stays at hotels in Goa near the Baga beach.
The city holds several facts that would undoubtedly astonish an outsider. The list goes as:
- DUAL PASSPORT
Goa was ruled by the Portuguese when they defeated the Bijapur sultan Yusuf Adil Shah and began its rule till its annexation in 1961. After India gained independence, people of Goa can apply and can aid Portuguese passport along with an Indian one. Having dual passports is like having two homes, how great is that.
2. MYRIAD BARS
How amazing would it be to have an option of visiting a new bar every time you are in Goa. It’s right with the fact that Goa has more than 7000 bars licensed with the addition of the unlicensed one taking the number much higher. Check out the new bars every day with your leisure stays at hotels in Goa near Baga beach.
3. 2- WHEELER TAXI
Wouldn’t it beeasy to get onto the roads on a bike and avoid the unusual traffic and reach your destinations on time. Yes, one can use these two-wheeler taxies not affecting too much from the bank for fuel and rental cabs. Betwixt the lush green roads, feel the breeze of the city and explore the ancient heritage of the city without breaking your bank with your stays at best budget hotels in Goa.
4. LARGEST CHURCH OF ASIA
The Se Cathedral church located in old Goa is the largest church in Asia with 250 feet long and 181 feet broad. The cathedral got built in the 16th century and has eight chapels with large armature spread at a vast land higher than any church in Portugal itself. Visit this charm with your stays at hotels in Goa near Baga beach.
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5. RICH WILDLIFE
With lush greenery spread over 33%of areas, the forest inhabits an abounding ecosystem with more than 275 species of birds and more than 40 types of reptiles and animals in this exotic forest. After Orissa, Goa is the second state where the world famous olive ridley turtles flock the Morjim to lay their eggs. Get a sneak peek into this rich flora and fauna of Goa with your stays at the best budget hotel of Goa.
6. HIGHEST PER CAPITA INCOME
Although being the smallest state, Goa has the highest per capita income. In 2012 the state’s per capita income topped the country’s per capita income.
7. HIGHEST WATERFALL
The highest waterfall in India, Dudhsagar falls nestles in Goa at the height of 310 m. The waterfall perches on the sky-high peaks of Western Ghats flowing to the mountainside. Get the mesmerizing look of this ravishing waterfall with your stays at the best budget hotels in Goa.
Dwell into the beauty of the city of bars and beaches and get yourself indulge in various water sports activities at the shores of Goa. Visit the ancient cathedral and museums at Goa and get a sneak peek into the pages of the history of Goa.