Anjuna Flea Market
Every Wednesday a flea market is held at Anjuna beach. This market is very popular among the tourists and is big and spread over the Anjuna coast line where everything under the sun can be found. ... more info »

Anjuna Flea Market in Goa

Bhagwan Mahaveer Bal Vihar
The Bhagwan Mahaveer Bal Vihar is located at Campal in North Goa. It was earlier known as the Children's Park and has recently been refurbished. One can see a statue of Bhagwan Mahaveer at the centre of the ... more info »

Bhagwan Mahaveer Bal Vihar in Goa

Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary
Of the four sanctuaries that exist in Goa, Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary is the most spectacular and largest one that covers 240 kms of moist deciduous woodland. Black panthers that inhabit the high ground can ... more info »

Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa

Bishops Palace
The Bishops Palace also known as the Patriarcal Palace is situated in Altinho the hillock overlooking the city of Panaji. It is one of the main attraction in this area and is the residence of the Archbishop of ... more info »

Bishops Palace in Goa

Bonderam 2008 Festival in Goa
For the whole month of August, The Harvest Festival is celebrated all over Goa and is offered at different dates. The biggest of these festivals is celebrated in the island of Divar - the Bonderam Festival. ... more info »

Bonderam 2008 Festival in Goa in Goa

Bonderam Festival & World Goa Day 2009
The Divar Association of Toronto celebrated the Bonderam Festival and World Goa Day 2009 on 23rd August at 3012 Arvida Circle, Mississauga. The welcome speech was given by the president at 3.25 pm after ... more info »

Bonderam Festival & World Goa Day 2009 in Goa

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the exquisite wildlife sanctuaries in Goa besides the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary at Mollem. It is a good place for excursions and a very beautiful and serene place ... more info »

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa

Bull fight in Goa
Bull fight is a very popular game in Goa that takes place between two bulls. It is known as 'Dhirio' in Konkani and is a simple game in which the bulls fight one another. The bulls are bred and trained to ... more info »

Bull fight in Goa in Goa

Carnival in Goa
The 'Carnaval? is exclusive and unique to Goa, and was introduced by the Portuguese who ruled over Goa for over five hundred years. ... more info »

Carnival in Goa in Goa

Carnival in Goa 2008
The Goan Carnival celebrated by the fun loving people of Goa displays different items that allow overseas and domestic tourists to feel the different shades of Goa. This year the carnival in Goa was one of ... more info »

Carnival in Goa 2008 in Goa

Carnival in Goa 2009
Carnival in Goa is religiously held annually four days before Ash Wednesday, the day of fasting that marks the beginning of Lent. The word carnival literally means removing meat as traditionally during lent ... more info »

Carnival in Goa 2009 in Goa

Casinos in Goa
Casinos in Goa are an integral part of the nightlife in Goa. They are not unique to Goa and have been started to promote tourism in the state. Infact Goa is now known to be a home for some of the finest ... more info »

Casinos in Goa in Goa

Central Library
Goa's Central Library is situated over the D.B Marg west from the Secretariat in Panaji. Founded in 1832 it is the oldest public library in India. It was earlier known as 'Publica Livraria' when it was built ... more info »

Central Library in Goa

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
After the Bhagwan Mahaveer sanctuary, Cotigao wildlife sanctuary 10 km southeast of Chaudi in the Canacona subdivision is the state's second largest. Here tree lovers can find a lot of leafy trees with the ... more info »

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa

Diwali in Goa
Diwali which is the festival of lights, is a one-day festival in Goa. Bhaubija and the New year day are also celebrated as part of Diwali festival. In Goa, huge effigies of Narkasura the demon, are made and ... more info »

Diwali in Goa in Goa

Dolphin Trip
Dolphin watching trips are on offer from many local boat owners on many stretches of Goa's beaches. The actual trip consists of a brief glance of a rather timid than playful creature, and to get a photograph ... more info »

Dolphin Trip in Goa

Festivals in Goa
In Goa except for the rainy season, a lot of festivals occur throughout the year. The Hindu festivals usually occur on different dates every year whereas the Christian ones occur on fixed dates. The Hindu ... more info »

Festivals in Goa in Goa

Fishing in Goa
Fishing in Goa is a very famous activity that involves a lot of fun and excitement. The beaches and the tropical surroundings make Goa an ideal place for fishing and it is enjoyed by both locals and tourists ... more info »

Fishing in Goa in Goa

Folk Songs & Dances in Goa
A total of 27 folk art forms have been identified in Goa by the Kala Academy at Panaji, which now promotes them by holding festivals and courses. The annual event that is the biggest for the folk art ... more info »

Folk Songs & Dances in Goa in Goa

Food In Goa
The staple diet of Goa is fish curry and rice. Unlike the rest of India, most Hindus in Goa eat fish. In the monsoons, when no fresh fish is available, most Goans have very long faces. The other favorite dish ... more info »

Food In Goa in Goa

Francisco Luis Gomes Garden
Francisco Luis Gomes Garden is situated in Panjim the capital city of Goa. In this garden sometimes known as the F L Garden there is a statue of Francisco Luis Gomes built in 1929. Francisco Luis Gomes was ... more info »

Francisco Luis Gomes Garden in Goa

Ganesh Chaturthi In Goa
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular of Hindu festivals. This is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is the day most sacred to Lord Ganesha. It falls on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada ... more info »

Ganesh Chaturthi In Goa in Goa

Go-karting in Goa
Go-karting is surely catching up in India and is the latest craze in Goa. It is suitable for those that have a passion of driving in the fastest lane and requires no special training beforehand. There are two ... more info »

Go-karting in Goa in Goa

Goa Carnival 2010
The Goa Carnival 2010 held from February 13 to 16 at Panaji, Margao, Vasco and Mapusa respectively was a fun filled festival that bought the state to life due to the multi-cultural essence. Thousands thronged ... more info »

Goa Carnival 2010 in Goa

Goan Festival in the UK 2009
The Goan Festival 2009 was held at the Archbishop Lanfranc School, Mitcham Road, Croydon on Sunday 26th July 2009. The event also known to be UK's premiere Goan event started with Holy Mass at 12.15 pm. It was ... more info »

Goan Festival in the UK 2009 in Goa

Goan Forests
The forests in Goa cover approximately 30 percent of the land and are widely inhabited by tigers and elephants who often venture into the 240 sq.km of the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, although the ... more info »

Goan Forests in Goa

Goan Music
Music streams through the blood of every Goan and this seed is planted from a young age. In schools, music is encouraged whether it be singing, playing an instrument or creating beats. ... more info »

Goan Music in Goa

High Court
Before the arrival of the Portuguese, Adilshah the Sultan of Bijapur who ruled Goa was the head of the Sultanate Judicial System. This had a Qazi at the top below which were Judicial Magistrates, such as Amirs ... more info »

High Court in Goa

Information on Goa
Goa is a state within the Indian Union with a democratically elected government. Goa has a consistent climate throughout the year with just meager fluctuations in the temperature. December and January might ... more info »

Information on Goa in Goa

INOX theatre
The INOX Multiplex was erected in 2004 during the International Film Festival which was the first to be held in Goa. It is located near the Panjim market wherein the old GMC hospital was present. It is a very ... more info »

INOX theatre in Goa

Kala Academy
Kala Academy built in 1969; the main motto of Institute over the years had been promoting art and cultural programmes all over the states. Kala Academy is prime attraction in the Panjim and pride of Goa, it is ... more info »

Kala Academy in Goa

Life Style In Goa
People from Goa are known as 'Goans'. This identity is enough to tell the difference especially in their lifestyle. Goan lifestyle reflects a unique blend of East and West. Goans live life in style. That is in ... more info »

Life Style In Goa in Goa

Narka Chaturdashi celebrations in Goa
There are many legends related to the festival of Diwali in India. Diwali in Goa is marked by Narkachaturdashi, in which huge effigies of the demon Narkasur are built and then burnt. In Goa the Narkasur legend ... more info »

Narka Chaturdashi celebrations in Goa in Goa

Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary
The Netravali wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Sanguem Taluka in Eastern Goa. The government of Goa declared Netravali as a wildlife sanctuary to protect its Western Ghat range. It covers an area of 211 ... more info »

Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa

Night parties in Goa
Being a paradise of entertainment, Goa is known to be a perfect destination for night parties and night life. Partying in Goa is enjoyed by many people as there are some delightful places that have a perfect ... more info »

Night parties in Goa in Goa

Parasailing in Goa
Parasailing in Goa is a thrilling sport that is very popular and much sought after. It is also known as Para ascending and is a sport that essentially requires a parachute and a boat. The sport is enjoyed by ... more info »

Parasailing in Goa in Goa

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
This is one of the most beautiful and scenic bird sanctuaries found in Goa. Located on the beautiful island of Chorao, it is easily approached by taking a cab or bus to the Ribandar ferry wharf subsequently ... more info »

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Goa

Sao Joao Festival In Goa
The Sao Joao Festival is most pompously celebrated in Goa amongst the Catholic community and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist which is celebrated on 24th June every year. This occasion marks the ... more info »

Sao Joao Festival In Goa in Goa

Scogo 2008
The 2008 Goan festival or SCOGO (Standing Conference of Goan Organisations) as it is formally known was another successful event held on 27th July 2008 at Archbishop Lanfrac school, Mitcham Road, Croydon. It ... more info »

Scogo 2008 in Goa

Shigmo Festival in Goa
The Shigmo Festival in Goa is a colour festival celebrated in the month of ?Falgun? as per Saka Calendar. During this festival period famous temple ?Yatras? are held. Processions are carried out at temples by ... more info »

Shigmo Festival in Goa in Goa

Shigmo in Goa 2009
Shigmo is known to be one of the most colourful and entertaining festivals in Goa. It is also known as Shigmotsav or the harvest festival and is celebrated annually during the Phalgun month which is the last ... more info »

Shigmo in Goa 2009 in Goa

Wildlife Sanctuaries
Bhagwan Madavir Wild Life Sanctuary ? Situated along the North East border of Goa at Molem, the sanctuary is only 60 km from Panaji along the Panaji-Belgaum National Highway. Rich in wildlife and birds, it is ... more info »

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Goa

Zagor is a form of a traditional folk drama performed in many villages in Goa. It is considered to be a folk play, which consists of a prayer to the almighty for the protection from every evil that falls on ... more info »

Zagor in Goa
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