Goa, located on the Konkan Coast, is India’s smallest state. It’s surrounded by Maharashtra, Karnataka, and the Arabian Sea. Panjim is Goa’s capital city, while Vasco Da Gama is the largest city. Goa’s architecture, culture, and food reflect their history with the Portuguese and attracts lakhs of tourists here every year. Goa’s economy is fueled by its tourism, iron ore exports, agriculture and medium-scale industries, making it one of India’s richest states with the highest GDP in the country. Goa is well connected to its neighbouring states by road, rail and air. The state’s public transport consists of both private and government-run buses. Goa has two major rail lines, one by the Konkan Railway and the other by the South-Western Railway. The Goa International Airport, also known as the Dabolim Airport caters to both domestic and international flights. There are a number of comfortable accommodation options available in Goa to cater to the different needs of travellers. If you’re looking for a laid-back, quiet place to stay on a budget, you can opt for a guest house. Guest houses in Goa are similar to a bed and breakfasts with hotel-like amenities. The owner of the property usually lives in separate quarters on the premises and provides personal attention to guests. Most budget guest houses in Goa also provide home cooked meals, so you can enjoy the local cuisine. A few places to visit in Goa are the beaches of North Goa, the State Museum, Fort Aguada, and the mansions of Panaji. Also visit Goa’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Bom Jesus Basilica and the churches and convents of Old Goa. To pick up a few souvenirs, head to the Mapusa Night Market, Saturday Night Market, Anjuna Flea Market, Calangute Market Square, and the Arpora Night Bazaar. Popular Treebo Guest house in Goa - Treebo Goa Blossom Resort.
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