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Shree Shantadurga Temple

Shri Shantadurga is Temple (Mandir) a very popular pilgrimage place which is situated at Kavalem village, north Goa (Ponda taluka). This temple was started to build in 1730 and was completed in 1738. Devotees it renovated in 1966 when Goa free from Portuguese colony rule. This temple was dedicated to goddess Shantadurga. According the local people legends when Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva fought against then Shantadurga (Goddess Parvati) play a role of the mediates and stopped fight. Goddess Shantadurga idols stand between Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. This original temple was located at Quelossim but destroyed by Portuguese ruler in 1564. Devotees it moved to Kavalem village. Present temple was built in 1739.

Visit Information:-

Location: Kavalem village, North Goa

Nearest Bus Stop: Kavalem village

Nearest Railway Station: Verna

Open: Every Day

Entry Fee: free (Indian), free (foreigner)

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 31.3 KM

Panjim City: 31.7 KM

Madgaon City: 19.2 KM