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Among the various colorful feasts and festivals of India, Goa add one more colorful and wonderful festival i.e. Goa Carnival. This festival is celebrated in very large scale it is the most eagerly awaited. This beautiful festival was introduced by the Portuguese, as they ruled Goa for five hundred year.

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This festival is celebrated for three day in February month. It is primarily celebrated by Christians; as most of the population of Goa is Christians. At first it was only celebrated by the local people only, but now day’s people from different states and country come to Goa to celebrate this festival.

Festival at Goa:

During Goa Carnivals all the streets and corners of the Goa comes alive with different colors. It is held in mid February and goes on till week long celebration. Live processions, people in different costumes dance gracefully, with colorful mascots and the strumming of guitars and music add joy to this festival.

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It is one of the famous Indian carnivals, which is popular all over the world. During this many people visit Goa. As it is one of the best times to visit this wonderful land of beautiful beaches.  During this festival all the accommodation options are sell out and it is also a peak season as per the tourism point of view. So it would be better to book hotels in advance if you are visit Goa during these months. To know more about hotels in Goa click on the given link below:

Big parades are prearranged throughout the states with colorful lights, bands, all night on streets and grand ball parties are held in the evenings to get together.

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It is only celebrated in Goa nowhere else in India. It is also one of the main reasons in the popularity of the Goa tourism. Due to this thousand of tourists visit Goa every year.

So plan a wonderful holiday with your family and friends and enjoy some cherish moments for life time.

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Goa is the most wonderful place for a magnificent holiday with family and friends. It is the smallest state of India. Goa has a prosperous and diverse history to explore. People of Goa are very kind and they respect all the religions. Goa houses many famous churches and temples and with the people of various faith living together in harmoniously. Goa is a full holiday package as it has everything to explore. It is must visit place to experience a best holiday of your lifetime.

Some of the places in and around Goa are given below:

Beaches:

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Goa has crescent beaches which look like the new moon. Goa’s beaches are well known all over the world. Bounded by palm and coconut trees, it is blessed with 103 km of coastline with the most delightful beaches lapped by the wonderful Arabian Sea. Best part is that almost all the beaches are swimmer friendly, still for precaution there are lifeguards on all the popular beaches. It is very hard to select a perfect beach for staying during your vacation to enjoy the most. Some of them are mention below:

• Calangute

• Baga

• Anjuna

• Candolim

• Miramar

• Colva

Churches:

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Goa was once the administrative capital of the Portuguese empire. Due to so much contact and influence of Christianity, Old Goa is blessed with many numbers of churches, convent and chapels. With unmatched architectural beauty, it is also entitled as ‘Golden Goa’ or ‘Rome of the East’. Some of the churches are given below:

• Basilica Of BomJesus.

• Old GoaChurch Of Mae De Deus.

• Saligao.

• Bardez Chapel and Tomb of St. Francis XavierShrine Of The Holy Cross.

• Bambolim Church Of St. Francis Of Assisi, Old Goa Holy Spirit Church.

• Margao Chapel of St. Catherine, Old Goa Our Lady Of Grace Church.

• MargaoSt. Cajetan Church.

• Old Goa Our Lady Of Rosary Church.

• Navelim Mary Immaculate Conception Church.

• PanjimChurch Of Rachol,

• Margao Reis Magos Church.

• BardezSt. Jerome Church.

• Mapusa.

Wildlife Sanctuary:

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Goa has four wildlife sanctuaries for tourists who like to explore nature and wildlife. You will find different kind of flora and fauna; it also houses many animals and birds.

• Bhagvan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park

• Bondla Forest

• Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

• Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

So plan a vacation with your family and friends to this wonderful place for a mind-blowing vacation.