Monday, December 06, 2010

Glorious Goa: Culture, Religion & Architecture - Churches of Goa : New Travel Article

Glorious Goa: Culture & Architecture - Churches of Goa : New Travel Article

Goa features high up on the list of popular tourist destinations in India what with its beautiful beaches, exotic flora and fauna, adventure sports activities and multi faceted cultural heritage. No wonder the Portuguese named it ‘The Pearl of the Orient’. A great hit with honeymoon couples and holidaying families alike, Goa is frequently visited by domestic and international travellers.
           
The people of Goa are known for their love for the art, music and dance. Your visit to Panaji (capital of Goa) will be nothing less than a celebration as you marvel at its myriad shades, each brighter and more colourful than the other.

Architectural Excellence: The Portuguese ruled Goa for over four centuries during which time they left their mark on Goa’s cultural heritage which is evident even today. The Portuguese influence can be clearly seen by looking at the historical sites, churches, monuments and buildings that showcase the Portuguese and European style architecture.

Churches of Goa: Faith and religion forms an important part of Goa’s culture. Churches of Goa have caught the attention & interest of tourists & travellers, archaeologist, students of architecture and historians alike. As you travel across the length and breadth of Goa, you will come across many enchanting churches that bare testament of its rich and varied heritage.


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