Calangute beach Goa, India

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Calangute beach, placed 16 km from Panaji, the capital of Goa  is prominently reputed to be the 'Queen of the Goan Beaches'. This unbelievable palm-bordered shore is the most well known Holiday resort in Goa, regularly gathered with individuals. 

Calangute location is on the beaches of the Arabia Sea in North Goa and encompassed by the towns of Arpora-Nagoa, Saligao and Candolim, in the Bardez taluk. Calangute blankets some sub-beaches, including Baga and Anjuna beaches. The vacation spot and the fishing village was a most loved alcove of the hippies in the 70's and 80's.  It was the hippies who uncovered this immaculate sunny shore in the late 60 s. Today, Calangute beach symbolize reputation of Goa as a safe house for those who love beach . 

Calangute was not the original name of the beach, yet a  Portuguese mutilation of the initially Goan name of Koli Gutti, which implies the place that is known for the anglers. Some individuals allude to it as Kolyianguttti, Kalangutti (town of art / craft) Kolngutt, Kongott or Konvallo-ghott ( pit of the coconut tree) as a result of the richness of coconut trees found here. 

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