The state of Goa in India, is famous for its beaches and places of worship, and tourism is its primary industry. Tourism is generally focused on the coastal areas of Goa, with decreased tourist activity inland. Foreign tourists, mostly from Europe, arrive in Goa in winter whilst the summer and monsoon seasons see a large number of Indian tourists. Goa handled 2.29% of all foreign tourist arrivals in the country in 2011
The smallest state of India, Goa harbours some of the most exciting nightlife options in the country. The after sunset Goa livens up with dizzy neon lights, great music, delectable food – that makes for the perfect ambiance you’d wish for. While nightlife in Goa undoubtedly beats that of the other states of the country, that’s not all of what Goa nightlife entails.
Panaji, also known as Panjim, is the state capital of Goa, in southwest India. Located on the banks of the Mandovi River, the city has cobblestone streets lined with colorful villas an buildings from the Portuguese colonial era. Palm-fringed Miramar Beach sits at the confluence of the river and the Arabian Sea. Set on a hill overlooking the city is the baroque Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, built in 1619.