14 Kms. from Mapusa at Kansarpal Shri Kalikadevi Temple is said to be about hundred years old. Divided into two outer halls, supported with seven rows of four pillars, has a stage to act upon dramas on festive occasion.
The inner shrine contains the revered image of the Goddes 'Kali' a fierce form of Devi. Agrashalas (rest House) surrounding the temple provides facilities for lodging to the devotees.
One of the most vital Hindu monuments in North Goa is the temple devoted to Sri Kalika located in the Gillag... read more
At a distance of 50 Kms from Panjim, this is a unique beach in the north, both rocky and sandy but much sought after for its uncluttered solitude. A mudbath with the mud that lines the bottom of this pool, is said to be very good for the skin; and there is a hot spring nearby.
The resident hippies swear it's good for you.
Located deep north, where the trappings start thinning out and so do the crowds. Naturally, life is cheaper; the beaches are whiter and waters bluer. The beach is an uninterrupted and stunnin... read more
Goa is famous for its Portuguese built forts. The Terekhol Fort Goa is one of the more famous forts in the state. The fort takes its name from the River Terekhol, on whose banks it is located. The fort was built by Maharaja Sawant Bhosle, and captured by the Portuguese Viceroy Dom Pedro Miguel de Almeida in 1764. After capture by the Portuguese, the damaged fort was rebuilt. The Terekhol Fort Goa now houses a heritage hotel. The fort has a church dedicated to St. Anthony in the premises. It is more than a century o... read more
Built in 1551, the Reis Magos fort is another manifestation of the Portuguese rulers' resolve to defend their territory against invaders from the neigbouring states of Goa. The fort is located at the eponymous village on the northern bank of the Mandovi River. Originally built by Sultan Adil Shah, the Reis Magos fort was annexed by the Portuguese in 1760. Along with the Aguada fort situated two miles away, Reis Magos helped the Portuguese thwart the relentless attacks of the Maratha armies. Its favorable location a... read more
The small hamlet of Reis Magos lies on banks of the Mandovi river and is house to two famous landmarks of Goa - the Reis Magos fort and the Reis Magos Church. It is too one of only three places in Goa, where the exclusive Feast of the Three Wise Men is held.
Reis Magos lies off the main road, which passes through the fishing and boat-building villages of Betim and Verem on the way to the more well-known tourist spots of Calangute and Candolim beaches. At the Verem Bazar, a turning past a Hindu tree shrine takes... read more