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Shree Mangesh Temple @ Mangeshi (GOA)


Shree Mangesh Temple:

Shree Mangesh Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Bhagavan Manguesh, an incarnation of Shiva. Lord Manguesh is worshiped here as Shiva Linga. It is located at Mangeshi Village in Priol, Ponda taluk in GOA (INDIA). This is one of the biggest temples in GOA which is visited by thousands of devotees every day. 

This temple was shifted from its original site at Kushasthali to Mangeshi village when the Portuguese started Christian conversion from 1543 to 1560. As this area was ruled by a Hindu king. The people involved in shifting the temple were the Saraswat of Kaundinya Gotra and Vasta Gotra.

This village (Mangeshi) has given many great personalities including our Lata Mangeshkar, Aasha Bhosle, etc. 

This is one of the very important tourist destinations in GOA. Please visit the place and get the blessing.

Shree Mangesh Temple visiting Timing:  06:30 AM to 11:00 AM & 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Best time to visit Shree Mangesh Temple: All-time. During summer it is a bit hot. 

Entry Fees:  No for general darshan. You have to pay only if you want to perform some special rituals. 

Shree Mangesh Temple  Address:
Shree Mangesh Temple 
Dinanath Mangeshkar Rd, Mangeshi village, Mardol, Goa 403401 (INDIA)

Special occasion:
This is a very famous temple in GOA and thousands of people visit there every day. Below are some of the occasions while you expect more crowded.
- Weekends
- Every Monday
- Holidays
- Maha Shivratri
- After Solar and Lunar eclipse.

Places to visit in GOA:
  • Mangeshi Temple
  • Dudhsagar Falls
  • Aguada Fort
  • Anjuna Beach
  • Calangute Beach
  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Colva Beach
  • Bagha Beach

Parking Places: Huge parking place is available near the temple. Parking is free but if there is a rush, you have to park your vehicle around 1 km from the temple and you have to walk.

How to reach  GOA: 

Indian Rail: GOA has two major railway stations Margao and Vasco-da-Gama. They are well connected with major Indian cities. You will find many transport options to reach the place.
Buses: The nearest main bus station is in GOA which is very well connected with many Indian cities. You will find many private and Government buses from different states. 
Airport: The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport in GOA. It is an Internation airport that is connected with many Indian and global cities across the globe. 
Private Taxis: You will find many taxis or Auto Rickshaws. Better to have your own transport so that you can visit nearby places easily. 

Distance from nearby Cities

Mumbai: 587 km
Bangalore:  561 km     
Tirupati: 808 km
Mangalore: 345 km
Hubli: 152 km 
Mysore: 570 km
Kochi: 760 km

Accommodation near Mangesh Temple @ GOA:
You will many Hotels in the different price range. GOA is a very famous tourist destination in India and many people across the globe visit here every day.

Food & Restaurant near Mangesh Temple @ GOA:
As it is a very famous tourist destination in GOA, many tourist visits there every day. You will find so many restaurants. You will find verities of food across GOA.

Few Photos:

Shree Mangeshi temple @ Mangeshi (GOA) by Drifter baba

Shree Mangeshi temple @ Mangeshi (GOA) by Drifter baba

Shree Mangeshi temple @ Mangeshi (GOA) by Drifter baba

Shree Mangeshi temple @ Mangeshi (GOA) by Drifter baba

Visit Date: 27 Dec 2020