Alto Betim Porvorim, Goa
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North Goa is famous for some of the most visited and attractive beaches like Anjuna Beach, Mandrem Beach, Candolim Beach, Arambol Beach, Calangute Beach and many more. There are several other popular tourist attractions in North Goa like the Church of Mae De Dues, Boghdeshwara Temple, Fort Aguada and others.
North Goa is one of the two districts making up the State of Goa and is surrounded by Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg District to its north with the Belgaum District surrounding it on the east. The South Goa District and Arabian Sea border North Goa to the south and west respectively. The district has its administrative headquarters in the capital of Goa or Panjim. There are three sub-divisions for the North Goa district, namely Mapusa, Bicholim and Panjim. The 5 taluks are Bardez, Tiswadi, Bicholim, Pernem and Sattari. As per the census of 2011, the population of North Goa stood at 817, 761. North Goa is sheer paradise for those who love pristine beaches, ancient historical attractions and extreme water sports.
North Goa is also known for its plethora of traditional culinary delights. It is also home to the famous Goa State Museum which offers invaluable insights into Goa’s chequered legacy and history. The Chapora Fort is another must-visit place in North Goa along with the famous Dona Paula area which is also the site for the National Institute of Oceanography. Other landmarks in North Goa include the Anjuna Beach Flea Market which comes up on Wednesdays and is the best place to purchase artifacts, souvenirs and clothes galore. The Kala Academy is also located in North Goa. The Academy functions as an apex body for music, folk arts, fine arts, music, drama, dance and literature. There are several festivals, exhibitions, seminars, workshops and other events held around the year.
Goa is located on India’s South Western Coast within the Konkan Coastal Region. Goa is the smallest state in terms of area in the country and has the distinction of the highest GDP per capita amongst all states. Panaji is the capital and the largest city is Vasco da Gama. The Western Ghats which form a large chunk of eastern Goa is one of the global biodiversity hotspots while tourism is the biggest industry in Goa.