Goa ranks among the best tourist destinations of 2012
Goa ranks among the best tourist destinations to travel to and have a rest in Asia according to the visitors’ reviews of TripAdvisor.com TOP-list 2012. Goa occupies the sixth place in the Top list and follows after Siem Reap in Cambodia, Beijing and Shanghai in China, Chiang Mai in Thailand and the capital of Maldives the city of Male. These regions are famous for historical landmarks. Goa is the first choice for beach-related rest of most respondent tourists.
TripАdvisor presents Goa as a sunny state where “West runs into East” and the place where the Indian civilization is mixing with Portuguese culture. The annotation shows that Goa traditionally attracts every person who looks for pleasure. Benefits of North Goa and South Goa are presented in a brief. The North has advanced touring environment and stylish beaches. The South helps to have a rest away from noisy holiday resorts. It is recommended to combine beach-related rest with interesting excursions to different temples, mosques and wildlife sanctuaries.
Among the most popular beaches of Goa are the famous beaches of Candolim, Calangute, Colva, Cavelossim, Varca, Anjuna, Baga, Palolem and Benaulim.
Bardez, Canacona, Salcette and Ponda are the most popular administrative districts among tourists. The districts have variety of beautiful beaches, historic sites and natural attractions.
Panaji is the capital of the Indian state of Goa. The city is the most preferred by tourists and has important significance. Panaji follows next after the city of Margao and the trade center of Mapusa.