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Goa, India

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The best things to do in Goa are to explore the idyllic beaches, then shake off the sand and pay your respects at the temples. A paradise coastal state and a haven four tourists and wildlife alike, Goa was only returned to India in 1961, following nearly five centuries of colonial rule by Portugal. An admirable display of European, Baroque architecture remains as a testament to this time, most notably the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa, or ‘Goa Velha’ which contains the remains of the body of Saint Francis Xavier. However, the numerous monumental churches such as this one are predated by a glorious Indian architectural and cultural heritage of the city, and even the basilica itself is said to have been built around the remains of an ancient Hindu temple to Shiva. Though many of the original examples of Indian architecture were destroyed, particularly the religious ones, some still stand, for example those at Sidhanath Mountain, or the Shri Gomanteshwar temple, which dates back to t…

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want to go to goa in may can anyone tell me what the weather will be like dont want to go if its the rainy season

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Hi there! You can find out the weather in Goa here Hope that helps!

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