is not anyhow less than colourful extravaganza. Visitors from all over the
world keep thronging the exotic state for throughout the year. The reason
behind this universal fascination is availability of varied tourist
attractions. Visitors have a lot to see and still lot more is left
unexplored. Be it the art forms of Goa or handicrafts, you will be simply
spell bound to witness the artistic excellence of its artists and artisans.
Ancient temples, Portuguese churches and palatial mansions can easily be
described as masterpieces. Paintings depict the episodes from Hindu and
Christian epics. Goans also celebrate the fairs and festivals whole
heartedly. As it's largely populated by Hindus, Christians and others, these
fairs and festivals belong to all of these different faiths. But these have
their distinct Goan flavour.
This local flavour can also be easily relished from its soothing music or
tasteful cuisine. Mando is a love song, sung by Goan Catholics in a group
accompanied with dance. Suvari is a traditional folk music, a tone setter
for all Hindu festivities. Fish and Feni Fish, curry and rice are some
popular Goan dishes. But the list doesn't end here itself. Prawns, clams,
lobsters, crabs, pomfrets, ladyfish and oyesters are also popular dishes
here. If the tourists are interested in Goan fashion, they can check-out any
of the famous designer wear stores including Sosas, Sangolda and Philu
Martin. All of those interested to have a glimpse of real Goa may stroll
through any of the 347 villages in Goa. So, come and savor all the colours
of this wonderful land.