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No doubt Goa is more of a party and fun place but that surely does not mean that there are no pilgrimage sites in Goa. Shri Mangeshi Temple, Goa is one of the most significant spots for pilgrims and is also a tourist attraction for people coming from around the world. The temple is located in Mangeshi village and is apparently one of the wealthiest and largest Hindu shrines of the state. The temple has an old tale of Lord Shiva and Parvati because of which it got its name. The temple is around 21 km. away from the capital city of the state and is situated in North Goa.

Top attractions in the Mangeshi Temple

Seven-storeyed lamp tower or Deepstambha 

Visit the temple and appreciate the amazing Seven-storeyed lamp tower sited in the temple complex and surrounded by the beautiful water body. It is believed as the oldest part of the temple; a quite simple and elegant structure sited inside the temple.

Lovely idol of the incarnation of Lord Shiva

The temple is dedicated to the incarnation of Lord Shiva and temple is 400 years old, sited on the top of a hill and bordered with the lush green forests. Visitors come to this place from all over India and an incredible scenic view can be observed here at the time of festivals like Ramanavi, Maha Shivratri, Diwali, etc.

Incredible water tank

Not just the beauty of the temple is appreciable, alongside, one can explore the magnificent water tank. Some other features like domes, pilasters, balustrades, and a tower.

Things to do near Shri Mangeshi Temple

  • Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary- explore the unique species of animals in the sanctuary
  • Cansaulim Beach- click pictures at the clean and beautiful beach
  • Majorda Beach- best site to spend the quality time enriched with peace

Best time to visit Shri Mangeshi Temple

January to December is the best time to visit the temple as the weather remains comfy.

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How to reach Shri Mangeshi Temple?

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