SIGHT SEEING

About Goa

GOA an international tourist destination, Goa is fondly called the fun capital of India. A small state in Western India and lying in the Konkan region of the Western Ghats, this place is blessed with exotic biodiversity. From beaches to places of religious significance and to flea markets; Goa has it all. Every aspect of this party hub effuses the attributes of a perfect tourist destination. Bestowed with moderate climate, the weather in Goa is another major attraction for being salubrious for most times of the year. Live entertainment on the beach, at shacks and on docked ships are perennial features. Music and merriment are a part and parcel of everyday existence.
 

Salaulim Dam

The Salaulim Dam (also spelled Selaulim, Saluli) located on the Salaulim River, a tributary of the Zuari River in Goa, India, is an integral component of the Salaulim Irrigation Project which envisages benefits of irrigation and drinking water supplyThe project is located at Sirga about 5 km from the Sanguem town, in the Zuari River Basin, which is drained by the Zuari River which in turn is formed after the confluence of Selaulim (also spelled Salaulim) and Uguem Rivers in Sanguem Taluk. The Salauilm dam is located on the Selaulim River (also known as Sanguem) near the Sanguem town.
 

Anjunem Dam

The Anjunem Dam is located on the Sanquelim-Belgaum highway in Chorla ghat at about 10 km from the Sanquelim town. It is one of the most idyllic places to enjoy the mystic charm and greenery around. The dam lies in a sylvan valley formed by the proximity of another peak, Morlemgad to its south-east and below one of Goa’s highest peaks, Vagheri hill.
 

Saturday Night Market

Arpora is a village close to the North Goa beach belt, in India’s tourism-destination state. Very famous for its night market, “The Saturday Night Market”. Open during the tourist season, it is a colorful vast market. Consisting of people from around the world selling and showcasing their goods. Be it the musical mouth harps or mouthwatering food, you can find it all here.
 

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is an estuarine mangrove habitat which is declared as a bird sanctuary and located on western tip of the Island of Chorao along the river Mandovi, Goa, in India. The sanctuary is named after Salim Ali, the eminent Indian ornithologist.The sanctuary and island are accessed by a ferry service running between Ribander and Chorao. The sanctuary has a paved walk that runs between mangroves of Rhizophora mucronata, Avicennia officinalis and other species.The size of the sanctuary is 178 ha (440 acres). The area is covered by low mangrove forest.Several species of birds have been recorded and the common species include the striated heron and western reef heron. Other species that have been recorded include the little bittern, black bittern, red knot, jack snipe and pied avocet (on transient sandbanks). The sanctuary is also host to mudskippers, fiddler crabs and other mangrove habitat specialists. A species of crustacean Teleotanais indianis was described based on specimens obtained in the sanctuary.
 

Our Lady of Immaculate Church – panjim

The Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is located in Panjim, Goa, India.The colonial Portuguese Baroque style church was first built in 1541 as a chapel by the Portuguese, was replaced by a larger church in the 1600s, then in colonial Portuguese Goa .The church is located in Panaji, with the Municipal Gardens to its southeast in the foreground.A chapel was first built in Panaji in 1541, to serve the religious needs of Portuguese sailors at their first port of call in colonial Portuguese India.
 

Mollem National Park

Mollem National Park is a 240 square kilometres protected area located in the Western Ghats of South India, in Sanguem taluk, Goa along the eastern border with Karnataka. The area is situated near the town of Molem, 57 kilometres (35 mi) east of Panaji, the state capital of Goa.