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Famous Temples in Goa: Complete Guide

If you are on a bachelor’s trip with your friends or on a family get-together trip to Goa, lazing on the stunning beaches, attending vibrant parties, exploring the magnificent churches, and tasting the scrumptious food will make for an exceptional itinerary. However, if you are willing to feel the vibe of Goa beyond beaches and churches, you are heading towards an amazing trip.

Goa, also popularly known as the Pearl Orient of India, is a treasure trove of places and structures that showcase a different side of this beautiful state. For instance, the historic temples in Goa!

While thinking of Goa, you would never associate something with temples. But you need to believe that the place is full of beautiful temples that are worth visiting. Here, we’ll be discussing some of the most famous temples in Goa.

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Top 9 Temples in Goa

Let’s have a look at some of the most wonderful temples to make your next trip to Goa memorable!

Shri Saptakoteshwar Temple

It is among the most famous Hindu temples in Goa. This temple reflects a combination of the architectural beauty of the Mughals and the interior design of the Europeans. People from all over the country visit this temple to become a part of a festival that is popularly known as Gokulashtami.

  • Location: Temple Road, Narve, Maem, Goa 403403
  • Timings: All days, 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Maruti Temple

The list of famous temples in Goa can’t be complete without mentioning Maruti Temple. It is a perfect place for people who love to explore history because of the interesting story behind the construction of this temple. Lord Hanuman is worshipped in this temple.

  • Location: Nanu Tarkar Pednekar Road, Panaji, Goa 403001
  • Timings: All days, 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Mahalaxmi Temple

It is another one of the most famous Hindu temples in North Goa. This beautiful temple has around 18 images of dieties, which reflect different sects of the Holy Bhagavata. Goddess Mahalaxmi is worshipped by people for wealth and peace.

  • Location: Bandivade, Ponda, North Goa, Goa
  • Timings: All days, 6:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Shri Ramnath Temple

Mythologically, Ramnath is one of the forms of Lord Shiva, to whom Lord Ram prayed before crossing the sea to enter Sri Lanka. That’s why it is one of the most important temples in Hindu culture, and one can’t miss out on this temple while on a trip to Goa. One of the other things that you need to watch in this temple is Deepstambh; it’s stunning!

  • Location: Shree Ramnath Devasthan, Ramnathim, Ponda, Goa 403401
  • Timings: All days, 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Laxmi Narsimha Temple

Laxmi Narsimha Temple stands as another beautiful temple in Goa because of its old charm. People from all over the country visit this temple and pay a tribute. This temple is popular for the freshwater spring that fills the tank of the temple. Also, its detailed carvings make it the most enchanting temple in Goa.

  • Location: Shiroda, Goa, 403103
  • Timings: All days, 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Shri Kamakshi Temple

The temple of Shri Kamakshi is among the most beautiful surroundings, which adds to its overall beauty and charm. As you step into this temple, you will feel a divine vibe all around you, and that’s what we need. This temple has a water tank in its sanctum. Its splendid beauty and divinity grab the attention of visitors from all over the country.

  • Location: Veling, Mardol, Goa 403404
  • Timings: All days, 6:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Bramha Temple

The Bramha Temple in Goa is a must-visit if you want to experience divinity at a higher level. You will notice a tall and elegant idol of Lord Brahma that’s in the centre of the premises. Well, the ideal is portrayed in the form of Trimurti. The reason why people from all over the world visit this temple is that it is believed that Lord Brahma blesses everyone who comes to see him. It is one of the temples that attracts crowds of devotees from all over the country.

  • Location: Brahma Taluka Carambolim, Satari, Goa 403506
  • Timings: All days, 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Shanta Durga Temple

It is one of the oldest temples in Goa, where Goddess Durga is worshipped as a mediator between Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. The idol depicts Lord Durga as holding two serpents, which are Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. This temple is built in the Indo-Portuguese style. It also has a huge, five-story-deep stambha, which is an attraction of this temple.

  • Location: Kavalem Village, Ponda
  • Timings: All days, 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Chandreshwar Bhootnath Temple

It is among the most visited temples in Goa. It is located on the top of Chandranath Hill, hence its name. You can either climb up the steps to reach the temple or drive through the path. The Shiva Linga inside the temple is placed in such a way that it shines and reflects on the full moon night, which is one of the best sights to witness.

  • Location: Paroda, Quepem taluka
  • Timings: All days, 5:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Conclusion

Being a secular state in India, Goa holds everything from churches to temples. You must consider visiting all temples in Goa at least once in a lifetime so that you can witness its culture from different levels.

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