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Shantadurga Temple

Shantadurga temple

Shri Devi Shantadurga temple is located at Kavlem in Ponda Taluka. This temple at kavlem is considered as one of the most important temple in Goa. The temple was constructed during th reign of Maratha ruler Shahu Raje of satara at the request of Naro Ram Mantri, one of his ministers in about 1738 A.D.

There is a Shivalinga at this temple which is considered as belonging to the Mahajans of the surname 'Vorde' who are th Kiulavis of the temple of Shri Manguesha. Goan temples are unique and stand apart from other Indian temples in their distinct architecture, location, spaciousness, and environment. Almost each and every village has one temple to serve the religious and spiritual aspirations of the Hindu devotees. Both old temples with a rich heritage of centuries and new ones attract hundreds of devotees from all over Goa and other parts of India.Dedicated to Shantadurga, the goddess of peace, this temple sports an unusual, almost pagoda-like, structure with a roof made from long slabs of stone.


More info on the city

Called Panjim by the Portuguese, Panaji, which means "the land that does not flood" is the state capital of Goa. Panaji is situated on the southern banks of the Mandovi River, which makes this town all the more charming...

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Devaaya Resort

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Goa Marriot Resort And Spa

Marriot Resort is Located on Miramar Beach (Goa, India) facing the Arabian Sea and close to the capital city of Panaji, business and industrial belt and Old Goa with its history and cultural heritage.

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Hotel The Crown

Hotel The Crown (formerly known as Sun n Sand)  is located at panjim city (Goa, India) and have a majestic view of River Mandovi, Boat cruise centre and has the Panjim church as its backdrop.

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