Vasco da Gama / ˌ v æ s k oʊ d ə ˈ ɡ æ m ə /, often shortened to Vasco, is the largest 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 Mormugão taluka region.
The Naval Aviation Museum at Goa showcases the rich history of Indian Naval Aviation. It has a prized collection of vintage and serving aircraft, their engines, armaments and much more to delight an aviation enthusiast or just a curious tourist. A day at the museum is a must for all visitors to Goa.
Vasco is connected by road by the National Highway 17A & National Highway 17B, by rail by the Vasco da Gama railway station, by the sea through the Mormugao Harbour and by air through Dabolim Airport, thus serving as the main hub for most tourists visiting the state of Goa.
At a distance of 22 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 7 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 35 km from Mapusa, Sao Jacinto Island is situated in South Goa. Sao Jacinto Island or San Jacinto Island is a small island lying in the Mormugao bay. It is a lovely little place located about 7 km from Bogmalo beach. This tiny island was blessed with incredible, breathtaking natural beauty where you can catch sights of plate corals.