Sanquelim is a town located in North Goa
. It is about 37 km from Panaji
and 6 km from Bicholim
. Sanquelim is surrounded by the neighboring towns Sarvona
in the west, Curchirem in the north, Poriem
in the east and Carapur
in the south.
The century old Shri Datta Mandir is the prime attraction. Sanquelim Fort, on the left bank of the Sanquelim River, is another draw. Ghode Modni is a famous war dance popular in Sanquelim. Shri Vitthal Mandir, Harvale Falls and Lord Shiva temple are nearby points of interest. Chorley Ghat, which is on the way to Belgaum via Sanquelim and Jamboti from Panaji, is 18 km from here.
Sanquelim can be easily approached by road from Panaji and Bicholim.