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Chorao Island Goa

Chorao Island Goa

Islands of Chorao is located five kms from the capital city of Panaji. Chorao Island is an island along the river Mandovi near Panaji of the Indian state of Goa. The Choro Island was called chudamani, meaning stunning precious stone in Sanskrit. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Goa

 

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The Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Goa

Convent & Church Of St Francis Of Assisi 

The convent and church of St. Francis of Assisi is situated at Old Goa and 9 Km away from Panaji. Originally this church and surrounded convent was founded by Eight Franciscan, who arrived in the year 1517, during the Portuguese rule. With their hard effort first they constructed a little chapel and latter in the year 1661, they transform the chapel into church on the same place. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Goa

 

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Maya Lake

Maya Lake, Goa

Maya Lake also known as Mayem Lake is situated in Mayem in the Bicholim taluka of North Goa,India. It is a popular tourist spot in Goa for boating. The beautiful Maya lake is located 7 kms from the Saptakoteshwar Temple and is a famous picnic spot for the locals of Goa and tourists alike. On the roadside there are vendors dealing in Goan handicrafts and refreshments boasting of delicious coconut water.

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Posted by on May 13, 2012 in Goa

 

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Arvalam Waterfalls

Arvalam Waterfalls

The Arvalem or Harvalem waterfalls, which cascades down from the mountains, from a height of 50 metres, is one of the most awe-amazing spots. It is situated at about 2 km from the small town of Sanquelim and 8 km from Bicholim, in North Goa, India.

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Posted by on May 13, 2012 in Goa

 

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