A breathtaking journey, traversing the beautiful
Konkan Coast with the Konkan Railway, is a 1000
km.long adventure on rails. A marvel of civil
engineering, the Konkan Coast Project, which is under
construction, will soon open up for the tourists, the
picturesque west coast of India - taking them through
the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala.
Major destinations of the Konkan Railway
Goa is a tourist's paradise with uninterrupted miles
of dazzlingly beautiful beaches- golden stretches
against aquamarine expanses. The Calangute and Bega
beaches, the Clova Beach, Dona Paula overlooking the
Zurai estuary, Vagator, the serene Aguada and the
enchanting Palolem , all offer exciting water sports
and holiday resorts for visitors.
near Panaji, the capital city , has a collection of
magnificent churches- the Basilica of Bom Jesus with
the miraculously preserved body of St. Francis Xavier;
the Se Cathedra ; the Church of St. Francis of Assisi
and the Convent of Santa Monica.
Thiruvananthapuram: The capital of Kerala is a charming city with its
swaying coconut palms and beautiful beaches. Admire
the majestic gopuram of the temple of Shri
Padmanabhaswamy- the reigning deitthe majestic gopuram
of the temple of Shri Padmanabhaswamy- the reigning
deit of the city.
The Kaudiyar Palace, residence of the former
maharaja; the Napier Museum and the Chitra Art
Gallery, add interest toyour visit.
The beautifully carved Padmanabhapuram Palace is
not far away and is enroute to Kanyakumari. The
delightful beach at Kovalam entices you with its
exquisite white sands.
The green fringe of palms sway with the soft breeze
and the azure blue waters of the bay invite you to go
for a swim in the sea.