Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. Chennai is the fifth most populous city in India.With its historic landmarks and buildings, long sandy beaches, cultural and art centers and parks,Chennai offers many interesting locations to visitors. One of the most important tourist attraction of Chennai is actually in the neighbouring town of Mahabalipuram with its ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century Pallava kingdom. The 15 km long and 400 to 500 meter wide Marina Beach features the Light House, memorials, statues, walkways, gardens and drives alongside the beach front.Tamil and Indian culture and tradition is on display in several art galleries and cultural centers. Valluvar Kottam is an auditorium in memory of the poet-saint Thiruvalluvar. It also has a 101-feet high temple chariot structure. Kalakshetra, a centre for the revival of Indian art and crafts - especially the dance form of Bharatnatyam.The most famous temple in Chennai is the Kapaleeshwarar temple in Mylapore. The Thousand Lights Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the country and is a revered place of worship for Muslims. South of the city, along the East Coast Road, is an important centre for herpetological research called the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, which houses several fresh-water and salt-water crocodiles, alligators, gharials, and also turtles and snakes. Chennai has variety of public transportation such as buses, autos and taxis. BookCab offers special car rental packages for city travel. There are various types of cabs for hire ranging from Tata Indica to Mercedes Benz for your specific needs to travel within Chennai. Explore the beauty of Chennai by renting a cab with BookCab, BookCab also provides taxi service from Chennai International airport to anywhere in Chennai and other nearby destinations. Bookcab specializes in providing taxi services for outstation holidays from Chennai. Booking a cab for your weekend getaways from Chennai is now easy with BookCab.
When you think of a good holiday, the name that stands out as a winner is Goa. Since a long time it has been one of the favorite vacation options among travel enthusiasts. It lies at a distance of 484 km from Bangalore. Goa has it all, white and brown sandy beaches, palms and coconut trees swaying on the breezy shores, lovely lakes, amazing architecture, varieties of cuisines, music, and all this with a tinge of Portuguese culture. Goa is bustling by the morning and pulsating by night, throughout the year.
Goa has a lot of beaches, some of which are the most beautiful in the country. They line the 70 km coastline of the Arabian Sea.
Catch the sunrise or sunset at either of these beaches and see how the tranquil scene works wonders to soothe your soul. Other than
the beaches there are churches, both ancient and new, and old forts.
Here is a combined list all the places that should not be missed on a trip to Goa.
The other places that you can visit when in Goa are Cavelossim Beach, Vagator Beach, Candolim Beach, Arambol Beach, Anjum Beach, Mandrem Beach,
Baga Beach, Aguada Beach, Cansaulim Beach, Morjim Beach, Patnem Beach, Utorda Beach, Varca Beach, Fort Aguada, Chapel of St. Sebastian, St.
Xavier's Church, St. Cajetan's Church, Convent & Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Se Cathedral, Naval Aviation Museum, Archaeological Museum,
Museum of Christian Art, Goa State Museum, Goa Science Center, Sound & Light Gallery Museum, Museum of Blessed Joseph Vaz, Gallery Gitanjali,
Peace Cottage Fine Art, Gallery Boa Arte, and Subodh Kekar Art Gallery.
After all the sight-seeing, boost up your adrenaline with some of the adventure sports, like paragliding, diving, Jet Ski, and banana-ride, that are available at a very modest price at some of the beaches.
Shopping in Goa is quite an experience in itself. You might find it difficult to decide what to buy and what not. Goa has popular
flea markets like Mapusa market and Anjuna market, where you can get a variety of things at dirt-cheap prices.
There are government-run emporiums that sell handicraft items like crochet, carved furniture, hand-painted ceramics, antiques, coconut-shell products, etc. You can buy all of these at Aparant Emporium outlets spread across the state.
If flea markets are not what you are looking for then there are boutiques like Casa Goa offer fashion wears by famous Goan designers, and also antiques and furniture.
You can also look for a bottle of aged wine to bring back as a souvenir or grab a copy of good Goan music.
There is no dearth of places to eat in Goa. Most of the beaches have restaurants. You can indulge in some good Goan specialty dishes
while you take a break from tanning or enjoying the waves.
Being a coastal state, it is no surprise that the staple food is fish curry and rice with some more fish, fried though. Seafood rules the chart.
The best time to visit Goa is between November to early May, when the climate is favorable and the sea is friendly for swimming, diving,
and all the other fun activities. Christmas is celebrated with all glitz and glamour, so if you visit Goa in December then you can witness
the Carnival celebrations as well.
Goa looks tiny on the map of India, but when it comes to taking a trip to explore this beautiful state it needs careful and thorough planning. So plan well in advance and make reservations in hotels to avoid the last-minute rush of finding rooms to stay, especially during peak seasons. Goa is an expensive tourist destination as compared to other places. The best bet will be doing a research before packing your bags.
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