The capital city of Panaji is situated in North Goa. Popularly known as Panjim, is the largest urbanized area in Goa. The Portuguese era cathedrals, red-tiled buildings with wrought iron balconies and quaint bookstores add an irresistible charm to the city. It is one of the hundred Indian cities chosen to be developed as a smart city.
Top tourist attraction in Goa includes Miramar Beach, which is goaâ€™s most visited place when it comes to shopping and celebrating festivals. Floating casinos are a common sight from Miramar beach. Our Lady the Immaculate Conception Church, goa is also a popular destination among tourist in Goa. Basilica of Born Jesus is a must visit place in Goa. Built in the 17th century, it is an ancient baroque Catholic church. Similarly, the whitewashed Se cathedral makes for a spectacular sight. To see more of what Portuguese left behind visit Reis Magos Fort Jardim Gracia de Orta and St Sebastian Chapel. Nature lovers and bird watchers should not miss the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, which is a large mangrove area.
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