Shri Rudreshwar Temple is situated in Bicholim
, 45 km from Panaji
. Rock-cut caves of Arvalem, where the ancient shivling
of Rudreshwar, Lord Shiva
, is found, is only half a km away from the temple. The image of Rudreshwar faces the
. Maha Shivratri
festival gathers a big crowd there. The temple is of great importance to Hindus who carry out rites for the dead there.