Vasco da gama is a beautiful place and it is the largest population city in goa and it got name after the Portuguese explorer vasco da gama and it is founded in 1543 and remained in the hands of Portuguese until 1961 and the famous sight seeing location in this place is Mormugao port which produces large number of fishes from the ocean every day and the economy of these place is depend on tourism and on port sector.
The many ships are located in this place for hunting fishes and many local agencies will participate in this business by appointing workers for hunting fishes and in the ocean which the fishes are produced are sell to the local market and also to the other countries and variety of fishes are produced daily from the ocean and it is very beautiful to view this port. And the tourism in the place is wonderful with beautiful beaches such as bogmalo beach is located in this place and this beach is surrounded by beautiful large trees and in beaches are events in night time are celebrated very grandly and the new year event is celebrated gloriously with drums and various music sounds make this place rocking.
The city has major attractions such as naval aviation museum and the many resorts are located in this place and they are surrounded by beautiful greenery landscapes and it is the good place for bird watch lovers because the birds come seasonally from different countries to increase their population and the tourists and photographers take the photographs of variety expressions of birds. And the city is developed in past 10 years because of the tourism and many economic sectors and the education in this place is very unique with providing varies facilities in order to attract local and internationals students to study in this cool and pleasant place.
In this place the famous adventures sports are take place such as in beaches the water sports are famous they include water sports such as surfing, parasailing and another sports such as trekking to climb the rocks which give very excited experience to the tourists and it can be done under the guidance of the local agencies and one should take safety measures to participate in this adventurous sports. Thus this city is famous for all attractions and attracts large number of tourists every year.
Where to stay and eat:
There are famous hotels and resorts located near the beaches and they provide the luxurious facilities such as providing hot and cold water in the rooms for the tourists comfort and also they provide the hotel facilities in the international standards. The restaurants in this place offer spicy sea food and also some local salads.
How to reach Vasco da Gama:
Nearest airport is dabolim it is 29km distance from panaji.
Nearest railway station is margao and vasco-da-gama railway station.
The buses are provided from the panaji and this place is easy to visit by taxis and your own vehicles or state own buses or private buses.