Visit Shanta Durga Temple
This is the most famous temple of Goa and holds a special place in the heart of every Goan Hindu and also in Goans as a whole.
Shanta Durga TempleThis is the most famous temple of Goa and holds a special place in the heart of every Goan Hindu and also in Goans as a whole. This is one of the most important tourist places in GoaLocal legends tell of a battle between Shiva and Vishnu - The battle was so fierce that Brahma prayed to Parvati to intervene, she did this by assuming the form of Shantadurga. Goddess Shantadurga placed Vishnu on her right hand and Shiva on her left and thus settled the fight.The deity of Shantadurga is shown as holding two serpents, one in each hand, representing Vishnu and Shiva. Shantadurga is the Kuldevi (family Goddess) of many Konkani Saraswats, Karhade Brahmins, Maharishi Saraswatis.
PREFFERED BYNirvana Seekers ,God Lover ,Experience Seekers
TIME SPENT1 hour
ENTRY FEENo Entry Fee
Altitude0 meters above the mean sea level
Best SeasonOctober - June
LANGUAGESEnglish, Konkani and Hindi