Vasco Da Gama - Tourist Places of Goa

About Vasco Da Gama

This place is Goa's biggest naval place. Vasco da gama is shortened by Vasco. This city is Goa's most large city and located on the west coast of India. This place was founded in 1543 and remained in portuguese hands till 1961. This place is named after one of the portuguese explorer Vasco da gama. He made his first voyage here.


How to reach

By Air :From Dabolim airport it just takes an hour.
By Rail :Goa Express and Vasco da gama Express are all time trains for this place.
By Road :This place can be reached from different parts of Goa and beyond. This place is just about 30 kms from Panaji.
By Ferry :Many ferry launches are available from Dona paula to Vasco da gama.


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  • When to visit
  • Winters are the best time to visit this place. Though this place is crowded whole the year.

  • What to eat
  • Goanese delicacies should be ideal to give a try. Except that there is different restaurants offering different cuisines from all over the world.

  • Attractions
  • Naval Aviation Museum, Japnese Garden, Andrews Church, vasco's Municipal market of flea and fresh veggies And zuari River arethe main attractions over here.

  • Activities
  • Kayaking is the main fun sport available here. Further one can hire motorcycle, prepaid taxies or any sort of cabs to roam around.

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