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The capital of Goa feels like a sleepy Portugese town. Every nook and corner of the city reflects to its Potugese heritage with broad avenues spilling into cobbled squares, grand public buildings and old houses with overhanging balconies and numerous bars and cafes.St.Cathedral with its Iberian exterior, Bom Jesus that enshrines the mortal remains of St Francis Xavier and the starkly beautiful convent of St Monica are some of the collection of Goa's largest collection.

It is one of the narrow western tip of Mormugao peninsula, overlooking the mouth of Zuari river.Acquired by the Portugese in 1543, the port town of Vasco da gama, popularily known as Vasco - was formerly among the busiest ports of India's west-coast.It remains a thriving and key shipping centre with container vessels and iron ore barges crowding the river mouth
One of the main bastions commanding the entrance into the Mandovi river was Fort Aguada. Built by the Portugese with a church, the new lighthouse along the beachside is worth visiting.Water sports, parasailing,jet skies and more at the southern end of the Sinquerin beach is a perfect holiday for adventure lovers.

One can enjoy evenings on the beachfront in makeshift bars and restaurants made from wood and palm leaves.

The spiritual heart of christian Goa, Old Goa has been given world heritage status by UNESCO for its extraordinary grand churches and convents.

The famous waterfalls at Dudhosagar on the Goa-Karnataka border, are some of the highest in India and a spectacular sight.After pouring across the Deccan platue, the head waters of the Mondovi river form a foaming torrent that fans into three streams, then cascades down a near virtual cliff.Overlooking a steep cresent shaped head of a valley carpeted with pristine tropical forest.Dudhosagar is also set amid breathtaking scenery that is only accesible on foot or by train.

It is the main town for supplies for those staying at Anjuna or Chepora.The Friday market here is an interesting event.

Margaon is the main population centre of South Goa. It is a busy provincial town reminicient of its Portugese past. It is the capital of Salcete taluk and the service and transport centre of the people staying at Colva and Benaulin beaches.

Margao's church of the Holy spirit is beautiful and worth a visit.