Shree Mallikarjun Temple is situated at Canacona
, 40 km from Margao
. Lord Mallikarjuna, an incarnation of Lord Shiva
is worshipped here. Ancestors of Kshatriya Samaj constructed the temple which they renovated in 1778.
Massive wooden pillars with exquisitely beautiful carvings are a major attraction of the temple. The temple is spacious and it contains more than 60 deities.
Ratha saptami or the chariot festival is celebrated in the month of February. Shigmotsav, is another festival that draws large crowd is celebrated in April.