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20 Attractions to Explore Near Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla
Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi SurlaNear Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctury, Sanguem, Surla, Goa 403406, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar Falls15.36 KMs away 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 Dam29.93 KMs away 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 Jesus37.18 KMs away 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 Cathedral37.18 KMs away 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 Museum38.57 KMs away 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 Beach40.60 KMs away 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.

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary41.77 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

An estuarine mangrove habitat declared as a Bird sanctuary. The sanctuary is named after Salim Ali, the eminent Indian Ornithologist. Accessed by a ferry service running between Ribander and Chorão, it sanctuary has a paved walk that runs between mangroves.

Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary
Dandeli Wildlife sanctuary44.43 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

An ideal holiday destination for nature lovers which Covers an area of 334. 52 sq kms. This is the second-largest sanctuary in Karnataka and is located on the banks of river Kali.

Indian Naval Aviation Museum
Indian Naval Aviation Museum44.93 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Showcases the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm. The museum is divided into two main parts, an outdoor exhibit, and a two-story indoor gallery. The outdoor exhibit is a huge park that visitors can walk through and see decommissioned aircraft. Some of them date back to before the 1940s.

Goa Museum
Goa Museum45.36 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

The museum has over 8,000 artifacts on display, including stone sculptures, wooden objects, carvings, bronzes, paintings, manuscripts, rare coins, and anthropological objects. The main focus is on Ancient History and Archaeology, Art and Craft, and Geology.

Reis Magos Fort
Reis Magos Fort47.91 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Surrounded by sturdy laterite walls studded with typically Portuguese turrets, it was erected in 1551 to protect the narrowest point at the mouth of the Mandovi river. It was used as a residence for viceroys and later converted to a fortress.

Aguada Fort
Aguada Fort51.72 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

A well preserved 17th-century fort along with a lighthouse overlooking the Arabian sea. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time. A freshwater spring within the fort provided water supply to the ships that used to stop by. This is how the fort got its name: Aguada, meaning Water.

Agonda Beach
Agonda Beach52.45 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Stretching for miles, this is one of the best beaches of Goa and the country. During September, the beach serves as a nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles.

Cabo de Rama Fort
Cabo de Rama Fort52.70 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

In the past, the fort has switched hands between Hindu, Muslim monarchs and the Portuguese and witnessed many battles. The present rickety structure with turrets and rusty cannons is a leftover of the Portuguese.

Candolim Beach, Goa
Candolim Beach, Goa53.23 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Candolim is a census town in North Goa ,and is a tourist destination. It is less congested and has better planned than the other beaches of Goa

Palolem Beach
Palolem Beach53.63 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Crescent-shaped beach. One can view the entire beach from either end. Both ends of the beach consist of rocks jutting out into the sea.

Calangute Beach
Calangute Beach54.49 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Calangute beach is the largest in North Goa. The beach offers water sport activities like parasailing and water skiing, among others.

Belgaum Fort
Belgaum Fort55.06 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Built by Jaya Raja. The fort has fine ramparts and a large moat, has a rich history with historical and religious monuments dated to the Adil shahi dynasty

Baga Beach
Baga Beach55.64 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Long sandy beach packed with shacks, resorts and fishing boats. Quieter and isolated, it stands among high hills and deep blue Arabian Sea.

Anjuna Beach
Anjuna Beach56.85 KMs away from Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla

Part of a 30 kilometers extended beach coastline along the west coast of Goa by the Arabian sea. In some parts of the beach, you will be able to see an array of red laterite rocks protruding out to the sea.