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THIS ship-shaped museum in Goa is sure to take you on a voyage back in time!

Offering a striking contrast to its party-destination image, there are multiple places in Goa that present its age-old culture to the world. Illuminating the history of Goan architecture- an of amalgamation Konkani and the Portuguese style of design, the Houses of Goa Museum is one such unmissable place in this coastal state.

Tucked away in the Salvador do Mundo (Savior of the World) village in Porvorim, this museum is a quirky multi-level building bearing an uncanny resemblance to a ship marooned on an isle. Read on to know more about this one-of-a-kind museum located away from the bustling city.

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Give a 'hike' to your Goa trip by trekking to the highest peak of the state!

Do you wish to uncover the adventurous side of Goa, washed away from crowded seashores and beaches? If yes, the Sonsogor trek is all you need to for pumping up those exciting adrenaline levels. Covering a trail of 15-kilometre, the trek to the highest peak in Goa will let you discover a new picture of the coastal state. So read on to know more about this riveting escapade that assures you memories for a lifetime!
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A symbol of the bygone Portuguese era, this stately gateway is a portal to Goa's colonial past!

To commemorate the accomplishments of Vasco Da Gama, his grandson, Francisco Da Gama, built the Arch of Viceroy, after he took over Goa as a governor. Located on the Divar Ferry road, towards the Mandovi River, the arch served as the main entrance to Old Goa, initially.

Said to be established in 1597, a place of crucial ceremonial importance during the Portuguese rule, this arch is now a major attractions for tourists in Goa. The Viceroy's Arch is also said to be one of the gates of the Adil Shah's Palace and if you have an eye for history, then read on to know more about this structure.

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Recharge in the lap of Mother Nature with a short getaway to THIS island in Goa!

A place where life stands frozen in time, Divar Island is an unexplored and uncommercialised haven for anyone looking to ditch their city life for a while. Located at a distance of hardly 10 km from the capital city of Goa, this island is synonymous with innate charm, beauty and serenity. Connected to old Goa only through ferry services, plan a visit to Divar Island when the pandemic recedes, especially if you enjoy indulging in vintage Portuguese architecture.

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Adorned with aesthetic bliss, Goa's Japanese Garden presents picturesque portraits of nature

If you are enticed by the quintessence of oceanic and aquatic beauty, the picturesque horizons of the Arabian Sea will surely leave you spellbound. Amid a string of notable locations offering this spectacle of delights from the coastal state of Goa, the Japanese Garden located in Mormugao Port Trust Colony, promises you some truly unmatched experiences. Crowing the top of a hill called Sada in Vasco Da Gama, this garden is a must-visit for souls obsessed with scenic sunrises and sunsets!

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