Margao one of the most busiest and 2nd biggest town in Goa, India.The architectural works, works of monumental sculpture and painting, elements or structures of an archaeological nature, inscriptions of Margao are of outstanding universal value from the point of view of history, art or science.This place is also known for its traditional customs of the people of Goa.Margao is the commercial capital and administrative HQ of Salcette taluka.Margao contributes to a major financial resources of the state by its prospering tourism industry.
ORIENTATION : Margao being very close to the Arabian Sea and just 273 miles away from the Mumbai is favoured by a pleasant and cool climate. This place is located in the Southern region of Goa with its neighboring regions as Ponda, Mapusa, Vasco-da-Gama and Panaji.It also shares the head office of Goa for the southern region.
HISTORY : Margao has the right of ostentatious display because of its rich history.Margao being one of the oldest cities of Goa was in light even before independence and was also reffered as the temple town of the country for it was the place known for its indefinitely numerous temples. It was only after the settlement of Portuguese in this area they started destroying the Hindu temples and built number of churches thus propagating Christianity.