GOA


Location : 1001 km from Trivandrum, 842 km from Kochi, 619 km from Calicut.
Airport : Dabolim Airport, 29 km south of Capital Panaji. )0832-2540788 Taxi from airport to Panaji - Rs. 475
Railway Station : Karmali (11 Km east of Panaji)
)0832-2285798
)08342-712790 (Margao)
Tourist Information : )0832-223412
www.goatourism.org
Police Station : )0832-226482, 0832-223400
Hospitals : Care Foundation Medical Services
Esperama Hospital, St, Mary's Colony, Panaji. )0832-2227890
: City Hospital, Ashirvad Building
Margao, )0832-2721707
: Goa Medical College, Bambolim. )0832-2224566

SIGHTS AROUND

Aguada Fort North Goa. Former Portuguese bastion. built in 1612. Southern end of Calangute beach. 15 km north to Panaji.
Baga Beach North Goa. Quieter, scenic with creek and hillocks, more popular to western tourists. known for its lively nightlife. 24 km north to Panaji
Vagatore beach
North Goa, between Anjum and Chapora. Seaside Clifftops and black sand beaches. 30 km north to Panaji

Old Goa Old Colonial capital with grand historical moments.aBasilica of Bom Jesus (the mausoleum of St. Francis Xavier is kept here).The Church and convent of St. Cagetan.
Se Cathedral - one of the largest churches in Asia (Houses the largest bell in Asia. Sino do Ouro).
The Church of St. Francis of Assisi (Adjacent to the Church is the Archeological Museum)
The Chapel of St. Catherine
St. Augustinian Monastrey (Remains of a Melancholic church)
Terreiro de Gales Old Goa's main square
Shri Mangaesh Temple One of Largest, and wealthiest temples in Goa. main diety Lord Siva. Ancestral house of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle.10 km east to panaji
Fontainhas (small fountains in Portuguese) Old Latin Quarter of Goa. Heritage area with narrow lanes and colourful colonial mansions. In the heart of the city, behind the Pato Bridge.