Vasco Da Gama Tourism

Vasco da Gama /ˌvæskoʊ də ˈɡæmə/ (Vasku [waːskuː]), often shortened to Vasco, is a city in the state of Goa on the west coast of India. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. It is also the headquarters of the Mormugao taluka. The city lies on the western tip of the Mormugao peninsula, at the mouth of the Zuari River, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Panjim, Goa's capital, and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Dabolim Airport. The city was founded in 1543 and remained in Portuguese hands until 1961, when Goa was annexed by India. The Indian Navy's Goa Naval Area (base) is located at Vasco, from which it controls Dabolim Airport.


A place in India, Vasco Da Gama is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Vasco Da Gama, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Panaji. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Panaji for its bountiful attractions like Anjuna Beach, Palolem Beach, Aguada Beach on your trip to Vasco Da Gama. A holiday in Vasco Da Gama can generally be of 1-2 days.

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