Welcome to GoaCentral.Com. Goa's
No. 1 information portal.
The state of Goa is a tropical paradise located on the west coast of
India. It is unique from the rest of India because of its history and
geography. The people of Goa or Goans are friendly, fun-loving and
Goa has a lot to offer
the tourist seeking a fun filled vacation. Its idyllic tropical white sand beaches
and warm tropical waters beckon to those who want to just relax. Its rich
cultural blend of Indo-Portuguese heritage as is reflected in its
history, culture, cuisine and its people has its own appeal,
especially to those wanting to explore its past. For the
international visitor, English is widely spoken and understood. It has a
well maintained infrastructure and a growing service sector.
As a Goan, I can go on and on
about Goa. Instead, why don't you hop on and take a cyber-tour to Goa. We
have covered almost everything you might need to know, to help make your
stay pleasant and comfortable.
Here is a short description of
what information is available on the site with hyperlinks, alternatively use
the search box.
|Learn about Goa's past, its
1000 year history, geography
and culture from the early days
pre-dating Vasco da Gama
its conquest by the Portuguese by Alfonso
de Albuquerque, the effect of 500 years of Portuguese domination, The Goa
Inquisition, Goa's patron saint- St.
Francis Xavier, the quest for freedom, liberation and
||Detailed travel information
including, air, road
and train timetables, visa and customs
missions overseas and foreign
missions in Goa, FAQ on Goa
first time visitors, maps, Mumbai
and Goa emergency telephone
directory, India's religion Hinduism
and much more.....
||Information on sightseeing,
dining, hotels, cities - Panaji,
da Gama and towns - Old Goa, post offices, police
stations, internet cafes, flora
and fauna and more....