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Goa State Museum

Goa State Museum

The State of Goa has got long historical and cultural tradition. The State Museum of Goa is set up, with the aim at centralizing and preserving antiquities, art objects and objects of cultural importance, throwing light on the ancient historical...

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Museum of Christian Art

Museum of Christian Art

Located within the boundaries of the Convent of Santa Monica, the Museum of Christian Art houses some of the most exquisite specimens of Indo-Portuguese Christian art. A walk-through amidst precious Portuguese artefacts— including rosaries...

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Goa Chitra

A walk-through into Goa's past, the Goa Chitra—an ethnographic museum—has over 4000 objects ranging from farming tools to kitchen utensils to altarpieces on display. Providing interesting glimpses of agrarian technology and Goan...

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Mollem National Park

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Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary & Mollem National Park is a 240 square kms (92.7sq mi) protected area located in the Western Ghats of South India, along the eastern border of Goa, in Sanguem taluka. The area is situated near the town of Molem, 57...

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Cotigao Sanctuary

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The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary established in 1981 with an area of 310 sq km is located in the Canacona taluka (or South Goa district ) of Goa, this is the southernmost sanctuary in Goa. The sanctuary supports three forest types 1) Moist...

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Bondla Sanctuary

bondla sanctuary

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Northeastern Goa. The total area of the park is 8km2. It is a popular destination for both tourists and schoolchildren. A wide variety of animal life can be encountered, including: Sambar Deer, Indian...

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Bird Sanctuary

Dr.Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary.

Goa, known for its beaches and wild nightlife, has another feather in its cap; this is the land rich in flora and fauna making it a haven for all nature lovers. The tropical flora of Goa gives cover to a rich fauna and thus Goa is home to not...

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Mormugao fort

Mormugao Fort

Mormugao fort is known for its magnificient look and structure and was considered as one of the most important coastal forts of Goa. It was built to protect the harbour situated near the Vasco da Gama town. It is also very popular with respect to...

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Terekhol Fort

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Terekhol fort, also called Tiracol fort, is  located on the northern tip of Goa at the mouth of Terekhol river. Terekhol fort is reached by a car ferry from Querim, 42 km North of Panaji. The name probably originated from the Marathi...

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Reis Magos

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Built in 1551, the Reis Magos fort is another manifestation of the Portuguese rulers' resolve to defend their territory against invaders from the neigbouring states of Goa. The fort is located at the eponymous village on the northern bank of...

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Fort Aguada

Fort aguada

The fort was constructed in 1612 to guard against the Dutch and the Marathas. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time. This old Portuguese fort stands on the beach south of Candolim, at the shore of the Mandovi...

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Corjuem Fort

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Corjuem Fort is a fortress situated 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the village of Aldona on the island of Corjuem, Goa. It was a military fortress for the defense of Portuguese India. It is smaller than the other forts in Goa, but it gives a good...

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Chapora Fort

Chapora-fort

The Chapora Fort occupies an important position which, in every direction commanded distant approaches. Rising above the wide Chapora River, long before the Portuguese arrived in Goa, was a fort in place of the present one built. Even after the...

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Cabo Palace Fortress

Cabo Raj Niwas Goa

Built in 1540 AD opposite Fort Aguada on the south headland of the river Mandovi, the Cabo (the Portuguese word for cape) Palace fortress housed the Franciscan monastery, which later (1594 AD) became the official residence of the Governor of Goa....

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