Located about 35 km from Panaji
, Shri Shantadurga Temple at Kavlem
is dedicated to Goddess Shantadurga
. It was constructed during the period 1713 to 1738. Main attraction is the beautiful idol of Goddess Shri Durga
. Devotees believe that Shri Shantadurga had stopped the war going on between Lord Shiva
This temple is famous for numerous festivals including Vasant Utsav, Palkhi Utsav, Lalkhi Utsav, Muktabharani Utsav and Anantvrat Utsav. A guesthouse has been built to provide accommodation for the devotees.