Goa – Messyduniya

About Vasco da Gama

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. St.Andrew’s Church The beautiful and imposing, stark white façade of the Church of St. Andrew the apostle is one of the favourite tourist sites for visitors to the city of Vasco. The stately and gracious building is over 400 years old and has been well-maintained and renovated on several occasions. The church of St. Andrew is a beloved monument of the people of Vasco and is still very much a functioning parish. The biggest feast here is the feast of St. Andrew on the 30th of November, a must attend for those in Goa at the time. 2.

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Vasco da Gama

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About Margoa

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. The Shri Damodar Temple The Shri Damodar Temple is one of the most beautiful and famous architecture constructions in Goa. It stands on the bank of Kushawati River near the Zambaulim Village, just 22 km from the City of Margao on the border of Quepem region (Quepem taluk) in the South of Goa. Hindus believe that the Kushawati River is a sacred one place and that its healing powers help to get rid of various body ailments. This famous temple houses an incarnation of lord Shiva, the deity of lord Damodar. The deity was originally based in a

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Margao

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About Panaji

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church Address: Rua Emidio Garcia, Panaji, Goa 403001 Phone: 0832 242 6939 This church houses the ancient bell that was removed from the Augustinian ruins of the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Nossa Senhora da Graça) in the once famed city of Old Goa. This bell is considered to be the second largest of its kind in Goa, surpassed only by the Golden Bell which resides in the Sé Cathedral in Old Goa. Read more 2. Church of St Michael Address: Nagalli Hills Colony, Panaji, Goa 403002 The Igreja de São

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Panaji

Overview CultureLanguageClimateOverview Panaji is the capital of Goa and the headquarters of North Goa district. It lies on the banks of the Mandovi River estuary. Panaji has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi’s flagship Smart Cities Mission. It is the first city in India to be built on a planned grid system. Culture Christianity is the second largest religious grouping in Goa, India. According to the 2011 census, 25% of the population are Christian, while 66% are Hindu. The Christian population is almost entirely Roman Catholic, and Goan Catholics form a significant ethnoreligious group. Language Portuguese was widely spoken until Goa was liberated from the Portugal Read more

Vasco da Gama

Overview It is the largest city in Goa on the west coast of India. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. It is also the headquarters of the Mormugão taluka region. The Indian Navy also has a conspicuous presence in Mormugao, with its vast campus, and its contested control over the Dabolim Airport enclave. Even today it is one of the major ports of independent India and around one-third of India’s ore exports are said to leave from here. Culture Christianity is the second largest religious grouping in Goa, India. According to the 2011 census, 25% of the population are Christian, while 66% are Hindu. The Christian population is almost entirely Roman Catholic, and Goan Catholics form

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