Location of Canacona Goa
This is Goa's southernmost taluka. Its capital is Chaudi. Canacona India Goa is the gateway
to many of Goa's southern tip beaches including Agonda, Palolem and Rajbhag.
Canacona Goa - Know before you go
Far south of Goa is Canacona district - among the last parts of the
territory to be included into the Novas Conquistas, and has retained a
distinct Hindu feel. Canacona Goa was ceded to the Portuguese by the Raja of Sund in
the Treaty of 1791. The area also boasts some of the state's most striking
scenery. Set against a backdrop of the jungle-covered Sahyadri hills
(extension of the Western Ghat range), a string of pearl-white caves and
sweeping beaches briefs its indented coastline.
Major Attractions of Canacona Goa
Shree Mallikarjun Temple
This temple is situated at Canacona India Goa. It is dedicated to Lord Mallikarjun,
an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The temple in Canacona Goa was built in the 16th century and renovated
in 1778. Shree Mallikarjun temple contains more than 60 deities of different gods and
goddesses inside. It has massive wooden pillars that are exquisitely carved.
The main festivals celebrated are Rathasaptami or the chariot festival is
celebrated in February and Shigmo in April.
Shree Sanusthan Gokarn Parthagali Jeevotham Math, Parthagali
This Math in Canacona Goa is situated at Parthagali, in Canacona taluka. It is a math of
the Gaud Saraswat community, and was established in 1475 by Swamiji Shreemad
Narayanateertha. It is headed by a Swamiji, an uninterrupted lineage of over
23 so far. In the campus lies a Banyan tree, considered to be a Tapasya
Kshetra, the site of revelation of the inner self by the process of
meditation. There are few temples in the campus.
Catigo Wildlife Sanctuary
Catigao Wildlife Sanctuary in Canacona Goa is a great delight for the wildlife enthusiasts. It is situated 10-km southeast of Chaudi and was established in
1969 to protect a remote and vulnerable area of forest lining the Goa-
Karnataka border. Encompassing 86-sq-kms of mixed deciduous woodland, the
reserve in Canacona India Goa is certain to inspire tree lovers. more.
Enjoy sandy pleasures at Pololem beach on your Canacona Goa tour India. Pololem is situated 2-km west of Chaudi, pops up more often in glossy holiday
brochures than any other beach in Goa more.
Sleepy Cavelossim in Canacona Goa, straddling the coast road 11-km south of Colva, is the
last major settlement in southwest Salcete.
Agonda, 10-km north of Chaudi, can only be reached along the sinuous coast
road connecting Cabo De Rama with NH-14 at Chaudi. No signposts mark the
turning and few of the tourists that whizz past en route to Palolem pull off
here, but the beach, fringed along its entire length by Todi trees, is