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Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla - Things to Know Before Visiting

Near Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctury, Sanguem, Surla, Goa 403406, India

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About Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

This is a 12th-century Shaivite temple. It is the only structural temple of the Kadamba period(10th to 14th century) to survive the destructions during Muslim and Portuguese occupations of Goan territory.

Attractions Near Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar Falls15.36km from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi river. The waterfall forms the border between Karnataka and Goa states. The area is surrounded by deciduous forests with rich biodiversity. The falls are not particularly spectacular during the dry season but during the monsoon season, it becomes a huge.

Salaulim Dam
Salaulim Dam29.93km from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Goa’s largest manmade reservoir. The Selaulim dam is a composite earth-cum-masonry dam of 42.7 meters height with a water spread area of 24 square kilometers. The Duckbill type spillway here is an interesting structure to checkout.

Basilica of Bom Jesus
Basilica of Bom Jesus37.18km from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

The Basilica is partially in ruins but still a model of elegance, and a fine example of Jesuit architecture. This is the only church in Old Goa, which is unplastered on the outside. The lime plaster which existed earlier was stripped off by a zealous Portuguese conservationist in 1950. The church contains the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.

Se Cathedral
Se Cathedral37.18km from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese under Afonso de Albuquerque over a Muslim army, leading to the capture of the city of Goa in 1510. Since the day of the victory happened to be on the feast of Saint Catherine, the cathedral was dedicated to her.

Goa Chitra Museum
Goa Chitra Museum38.57km from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

It has a collection of over 4000 artifacts focusing on Goa's traditional agrarian technology and lifestyle. The collection includes examples of local pottery, farming tools, musical instruments, ancient carts and palanquins from different points of the past. It also showcases an organic farm for the cultivation of various vegetables, herbs, spices, sugarcane, and rice which are staples of the area.

Colva Beach
Colva Beach40.6km from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Covered in powdery white sand and lined with coconut palms, this is a very popular and busy beach of Goa.

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