Mangalore - Goa
Mangalore is the chief port city of the state of Karnataka, India. It is situated on the west coast of the country on the Arabian Sea, with the Western Ghats to Mangalore's east. On your tour to Mangalore Karnataka you can explore the exotic beaches and backwaters and the mystic locales of the Western Ghats.
Mangalore is picturesquely located between Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats and lies on the backwaters formed by the converging Netravathi and Gurpura rivers. The city is said to have derived its name from the goddess Mangaladevi- the goddess of fortune; a temple dedicated to the goddess was built here in the 9th century by King Kundavarma. Being an important port city Mangalore has emerged as a major commercial center for the export of coffee, cashew nuts and fishes.
Goa is a holiday paradise on India's west coast. Come to Goa for an Holiday and you won't be disappointed. Goa has something to offer every tourist.
If its sun, sand and sea that you're looking for, Goa's got it all in abundance. Miles of golden sandy expanses stretch along the west coast of India, beside the Arabian Sea. The rolling waves wash the beaches of Goa, on which sunbathers, holiday travelers and the local residents of Goa relax and have the time of their lives.
Goa, India, is famous the world over for the unique charm of its beaches. The famous beaches Calangute, Miramar, Dona Paula, Agonda, Aguada, Benaulim and Colva to name a few, were sought after by hippies and flower children in the 1970's. Today Goa's beaches attract International tourists who seek a place to relax and unwind in the sunny weather of Goa, India.
If its history and culture that interests you, Goa has many historic churches and colonial buildings. Panaji the capital of Goa has lots to offer a tourist with an interest in history and architecture. The colonial monuments built by the Portuguese in Goa, make a fascinating tour. With fabulous beaches, cultural attractions and warm and friendly people, there can no better place than Goa for your Holiday.