The Goa International Airport is located at 29 kilometers from Panjim and 4 kilometers from Vasco da Gama. It was built in the 1950s by the government of the Portuguese State of India. Also known as Dabolim Airport, Goa International Airport is always packed with a majority of foreign travelers. The Goa International Airport is the 9th biggest airport in India. The passenger traffic has shown a steep growth and has increased four times since 2005.
The new terminal of the Dabolim Airport was opened in 2014, catering to both domestic and international departures and arrivals.
There are many picturesque beaches and sightseeing areas in Goa. Some of them include Reis Magos Fort, Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Dona Paula Beach, Palolem Beach, Fort Aguada, Cansaulim Beach, Colva Beach, Miramar beach, Fort Aguada Lighthouse, Mahalakshmi Temple, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Church of Holy Spirit, Panaji Kala Academy, and Boomerang Beach Bar.
Gaya is also revered by the Hindus for its Vishnupada Temple, which has an imprint of Lord Vishnu’s foot and is a holy pilgrimage site for offering last rites for departed souls.
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