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ShantaDurga Temple

ShantaDurga Temple is located around 10 km from Margao, at Fatorpa (Quepem). The temple is dedicated to Shri Shantadurga (Shakti), the goddess of peace.

It is believed that the idol was shifted from the village of Cuncolim in Salcete to Fatorpa during the religious persecution by Portuguese in 16th century. The annual zatra is celebrated during the months of Pousha (mid December - mid January), Shudda and Navami. Thousands of devotees from in and around the state attend the celebrations.

The nearest airport is Goa Airport, about 19 miles from Panaji.

Updated on 8th March, 2016
District: South Goa

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