|Goa at A Glance
The beaches of Goa are the highlights of travel in this state, making
Goa the premier beach vacation destination.
The people of Goa love to sing and dance. Songs and dance are part
of every Goan's life.
One of the best destination in India. Goa presents an ideal profile
to tourism in india.
Museums & Art Galleries
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and art galleries are the treasure troves of incredibly rich cultural
heritage of Goa. The collections at various museums and art galleries
offer a glimpse of a glorious past. Religious, historical, social and
economic developments of Goa since ancient times are carefully preserved
here from destruction. We invite you to a tour of some famous Goan museums
and art galleries.
THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM & PORTRAIT GALLERY - OLD
In 1973 Archeology & Museum unit was set up in Goa and thereafter
a small Museum was opened for public on 29th Sept 1977 in a rented building
at St. Inez. After construction of the present building the museum was
shifted to this new museum complex at Patto which was inaugurated by the
President of India on 18th June 1996.
THE ARCHIVES MUSEUM OF GOA - PANAJI
The Museum of Goa is housed at a new Building at the Patto Plaze near
the ourem creek, Panaji. It exhibits ancient epigraphs, stone sculptures,
bronze panels, wooden panels, miniature paintings, old manuscripts etc.
The sections include Ancient History and Sculptures; Geology, Coins and
manuscripts; Anthropology and Western Art. It is proposed to expand it
into eight galleries by adding Picture Gallery, Agriculture, Forestry
and Natural History.
MUSEUM OF CHRISTIAN ART - RACHOL
Asia's first exclusive Museum of Christian Art was opened at Rachol seminary,
in Salcete Taluka on 24th January 1994. The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
of Lisbon, Portugal has provided funds for this unique museum. Sacred
art objects of Christian traditions prepared by local Hindu artists are
RELIGIOUS EXPRESSION GALLERY
The gallery depicts religious expressions of Goa.It includes model
of "Tarang", traditional musical instruments, worship utensils,
palm - leaf manuscripts and paper manuscripts of different religious texts
and also few old photographs of various religious ceremonies and festivals.
In the Sculpture Gallery, the stone sculptures and bronzes of different
deities, Hero stones and Sati stones are displayed. This gallery also
includes inscriptions or photographs thereof dating from the 4th c. A.D.
, a significant among is a copper plate inscription of Viravarma, Kadamba
king dating back to 1049 A. D. An oldest object in the museum i.e. fossil
bone dating 10000 B.C. is also exhibited here.
|Goa at A Glance
Goa Offers unforgottable experiences for accommodations. variety
of Five Star,Four Star, Deluxe, & luxury hotels makes this place
unbeleveable to stay.
Spending your holidays in Goa is the another world class experiences
in traveling. Goa is a worth visit place in india.
Taj & other five Star Hotels in Goa offers various seasonal
holiday packages time to time.
Goa is famous for fantastic sunny & sandy Beaches. Take a tours
to goa and explore everything it has.
Goa experiences a lovely & relaxing climate. Just the type needed
for you to chill out and have some fun.
Church building was one of the main occupations of the early Portuguese
and in fact one of Vasco da Gama's main missions for finding the
sea route to India.
Goa is the home of the famous Vindaloo, originally an extra-hot
and sour pork curry, but now made with a variety of meat and fish.