Category: Ponda

Shantadurga Temple

The Shantadurga Temple is a large temple complex 33km from Panaji and 11km north-west of Ponda, by the village of Kavalem in Ponda Taluka, Goa. The original temple was at Cavellossim (Quelshim) in Salsette, but was destroyed by the Portuguese in 1564. The devi was then moved to […]

Safa Masjid

25km southeast of Panjim just outside Ponda is the Safa Masjid. It’s located right by the main road, so a very short walk to see the mosque and tank up close. Other than that there is not a lot to see in the immediate area, so this should […]