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GoaCentral > Sightseeing > Temples of Goa > Temples around Mapusa

Temples around Mapusa

Shree  Hanuman Temple,  Mapusa

This temple is located in the heart of Mapusa. It is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, protector of Lord Rama.

Shree  Dattatraya  Temple,  Mapusa

This temple is also located in the heart of Mapusa. It is dedicated to Lord Dattatraya.

Shree Shantadurga Temple, Dhargal

This temple is located at Dhargal, about 14kms from Mapusa in Pernem taluka. This temple is dedicated to Shree Shantadurga, an  incarnation of Goddess Parvati, consort of Lord Shiva. It is one of the few temples in Bardez that survived the Portuguese  Inquisition and during that time the deity was moved from the house of Shree  Kichkar of Taliwada,  Mapusa to Sanquelim, which was then a part of the Maratha kingdom of Sawantwadi. It was subsequently installed at Dhargal in Pernem in 1550 ,which was then also a principality of the Sawantwadi kingdom. The main festival or "Zatra" falls in December and draws huge crowds.

Shree  Morarjee Temple,  Morjim

This temple is located at Morjim, in  Pernem  taluka.

Shree  Bhagwati Temple,  Pernem

This is an ancient temple located at  Pernem about 28  Kms from  Panaji, in Pernem taluka. It is dedicated to Goddess  Bhagwati, an  incarnation of Goddess Parvati, consort of Lord Shiva. The deity  is very imposing and stands on a high pedestal. The main festival is Dusshera  which attracts thousands of devotees from all areas.

Shree Bhagwati Temple, Parshem

This is also located about 7kms from Pernem, in Pernem  taluka. Its a complex of five different temples the main deity  being that of Goddess Bhagwati.

Shree Sapteshwar- Bhagwati Temple, Mandrem

This temple is located at Mandrem, 17kms from Mapusa in Pernem taluka. This is a complex of five temples recently renovated. The main deities  being  Shree Sapteshwar  and Shree  Bhagwati.

Shree  Kalikadevi  Temple, Kansarpal.

This temple is located at Kansarpal, a small and remote village about 14 Kms from Mapusa. It is dedicated to Goddess  Kalikadevi, an  incarnation of Goddess Parvati,  consort of Lord Shiva. The temple has a huge dome with a  gold " Kalash " on top.

Shree   Devi  Shravani  Temple, Advopal

This temple is located at Advopal, about 2,5kms from the village of Assonora in Bicholim  taluka. It is dedicated to Goddess  Shravani, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati, consort of Lord Shiva. The temple complex also includes the temples of Lord Mahadev and Lord Vetal.
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