Margao – Messyduniya

About Margoa

Temples & Religious Places Crops Offices & Industries Schools Colleges Festivals Places Around Transportation Facts Important Contacts Temples & Religious Places 1. The Shri Damodar Temple The Shri Damodar Temple is one of the most beautiful and famous architecture constructions in Goa. It stands on the bank of Kushawati River near the Zambaulim Village, just 22 km from the City of Margao on the border of Quepem region (Quepem taluk) in the South of Goa. Hindus believe that the Kushawati River is a sacred one place and that its healing powers help to get rid of various body ailments. This famous temple houses an incarnation of lord Shiva, the deity of lord Damodar. The deity was originally based in a

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Margao

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