Religious Places in Goa
Religious Places in Goa

Shantadurga temple

AddressKapileswari - Kavlem Rd, Donshiwado, Ponda, Goa 403401
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 min.
DistanceFromOtherPlace10 km from Panaji at the foothill of Kavalem village in Ponda
ExtraShri Shantadurga Temple is a Private temple complex belonging to Goud Saraswat Brahmin community.
FactsThe temple is dedicated to Shantadurga, the goddess who mediates between Vishnu and Shiva. The deity is also called 'Santeri' colloquially.
OpeningHours5:00 am to 10:00 pm
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis temple is has gold and silver statutes inside the temple.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsMaintain the temple decorum.
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Rachol seminary

AddressRachol, Goa 403719
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 min.
DistanceFromOtherPlace34 km from Dona Paula
ExtraIt was founded in 1609.
FactsThe Rachol Seminary, also known today as the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol, is the diocesan major seminary of the Primatial Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman
OpeningHoursMorning to evening
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis place is a 400 yrs old Church and visit here gives a sense of calmness.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsThe best time to visit is during the Monsoons.
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Safa Shahouri Masjid

AddressSafa Masjid, Electricity Dept Staff Residential Colony, Ponda, Goa 403401
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 min.
DistanceFromOtherPlace2 km from Ponda Market.
ExtraThis place has a pond,garden in the vicinity as well.
FactsThis place is known for its Mughal style Architecture.
OpeningHoursMorning to evening
PeopleLoveForPlaceA beautiful place to offer prayers and relax in a positive environment.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsA must visit place to feel close to the nature.
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Shree Mangushi temple

AddressDinanath Mangeshkar Road, Mangeshi Village, Mardol, Goa 403401
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 min.
DistanceFromOtherPlace23 km from Panjim Market
ExtraGood food is served in the temple canteen for the devotees.
FactsMangeshi temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated in Mangeshi Village.
OpeningHours6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis place a positive,vivacious and feel good atmosphere.It is a well maintained place.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsDo stop by and shop on the streets outside the temple.
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Mahalsa Temple

AddressShri Mahalasa Saunsthan, Mardol, Goa 403404
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour.
DistanceFromOtherPlace2 km from Manhesgi Temple.
ExtraMarriages are also held here.
FactsTemples dedicated to the worship of Shri Mahalasa Narayani are present in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and many other places.
OpeningHours6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceIt is a very peaceful and serene place.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaEvery Sunday the Deity is taken out for Palki.
TipsDo attend the Palki utsav held every Sunday at 5:30
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Se Cathedral

AddressVelha, Goa 403402
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 min.
DistanceFromOtherPlace10 km from Panjim Market.
ExtraIt has a Gothic style Architecture.
FactsThe Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina, known as Se Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Latin Rite Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman and the seat of the Patriarch of the East Indies.
OpeningHours9 am to 6 pm on weekdays and Sunday from 11 am to 6 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceThe Church architecture is worth visiting.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsMaintain the Church Decorum
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Mahadeva temple

AddressNear Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctury, Sanguem, Surla, Goa 403406
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour.
DistanceFromOtherPlace37 km from Ponda Market
ExtraThis temple is located at a deep forest. The natural beauty that lies here is worth visiting.
FactsMahadev Temple, Tambdi Surla is a 12th-century Shaivite temple of the Lord Mahadeva and an active place of Hindu worship.
OpeningHours7:00 am to 5:30 pm
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis place is known for its peaceful environment and tranquility.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.But Monday Artis are held.
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Our Lady of the Mount

AddressElla, Goa 403110
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour.
DistanceFromOtherPlace20 km from Dona Paula
ExtraThis place has been shown in many Bollywood places.
FactsYou can see most part of old goa on one side and the Divar island across the Mandovi River on other side.
OpeningHours9:00 AM - 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis Church gives a calm feeling and the hilltop view is breathtaking.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaMass is held on Mondays 5:00 pm
TipsMaintain the Church Decorum
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Convent of Santa Monica and the Chapel of the Weeping Cross

AddressMonte Santo, Velha Goa, Goa 403110
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 30 min.
DistanceFromOtherPlace2 km from Ella,Goa.
ExtraIt is the oldest Church in Goa
OpeningHoursMorning to evening
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis place has a beautifully carved ceiling and wonderful paintings.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsPhotography is not allowed inside the temple.
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Basicalla of born Jesus

AddressOld Goa Rd, Bainguinim, Goa 403402
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour.
DistanceFromOtherPlace18 km from Dona Paula
ExtraThe Basilica of Born Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is located in Goa, India, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
FactsThe basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.
OpeningHoursMorning – 7 am & 8 am Evening – 6 pm
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis place is a reflection of Portugese influence on Goa and its culture.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPuja1st Friday of the month at 5 pm followed by mass
TipsDo carry your cameras.
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Church of catejan

AddressVelha Goa, Goa 403402
AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour.
DistanceFromOtherPlace11 km from Panjim Market
FactsThis stately 17th-century Catholic church features a facade resembling St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
OpeningHours9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceThis place is a must visit place for history lovers.
TicketPriceFree entry
TimeForPujaNo specific timings.
TipsThis place also has a Garden and a place to have a good walk.
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