A spiritual getaway in Goa

By December 18, 2020 LifeStyle

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There is more to Goa than beer and beaches. Most tourists spend short holidays on what Goa is best known for to most folks.  Most miss out on the spiritual side of Goa that is quite interesting. Old and majestic temples to get you on a spiritual high. Check out these temples that is part of Goa’s ancient tradition. Team RetyrSmart

A spiritual getaway in Goa

Check out these Majestic temples in Goa

Sri Mangeshi Temple

It was built more than 450 years back and is one of the most visited shrines in Goa. This temple is dedicated to Lord Mangesh, an avatar of Lord Shiva. The architecture of this temple is stunning, it features balustrades, domes, and columns.

Location: Mangeshi Village, Priol

Timings: 6 am to 10 pm

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Shanta Durga Temple, Goa

This temple was also built almost 450 years back, in this temple Goddess Durga is worshipped. This temple architecture is unmissable as it is built in the Indo-Portuguese architectural style, the structure has a Pyramidal Shikhara and Roman arched windows.

Location: Kavalem Village, Ponda

Timings: 5 am to 10 pm

Kamakshi Temple

This temple was built to honour Goddess Kamakshi, an avatar of Goddess Parvati. The idol of Kamakshi as per legends was brought from Guwahati, Assam.

Location: Shiroda, Ponda

Timings: 5.30 am to 12 pm and 3.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Saptakoteshwar Temple, Goa

This temple in Goa is considered one of the six main shrines of Lord Shiva. The temple features a gorgeous dome and it is constructed in Mughal style.

Saptakoteshwar Temple, Goa (Picture credit: Wikipedia)

Location: Narve, Bicholim

Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

Brahma Temple, Goa

This temple is dedicated to Lord Brahma. This temple is located in a serene location and will give you a sense of calm.

Location: Valpoi, Satari

Timings: 7 am to 6 pm

Maruti Temple, Goa

This temple one of the most beautiful temple in the state of Goa. This temple overlooks the Fontainhas District in Panjim. This temple is built in honour of Lord Hanuman and the temple has a magnificent idol of the god.

Location: Panaji Conservation Area

Timings: 5 am to 8 pm

It’s time to experience the spiritual side of Goa!

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