Goa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Also known as “The pearl of the east,” Goa is known for its amalgamation of various cultures, rich history and modern living. The state is blessed with scenic beauty and covered with vast expanse of dense greenery and bordered by coconut grooves and palm fringed beaches. Historic evidences suggest that the area has been constantly inhabited for more than three millennia. Many civilisations and traditions and culture has survived the test of time. One can experience a wonderful mix of culture in its numerous temples, Gothic churches, crumbling forts, ferry rides, folk lore, music and dance… the list is endless! A glimpse of Goa is presented in the pictures below (All pictures have been taken from Goa tourism development corporation, a government of Goa undertaking Website). You may explore more about the state here.