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Major Cities - Ponda

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Ponda is situated about 29kms to the south-east of Panaji, the State capital, which can be reached within an hour by bus. Ponda is termed as City of Temples. Ponda is considered as commercial and industrial centre of Goa and the major population in this town is dependent on commerce for livelihood.

[Shantadurga mandir - Ponda]

Margao, about 16kms to the south-west, is the nearest railway station. This city can be considered as the heart of Hinduism. Almost every house nuclues is concerned with a deity which attracts its devotees from far and wide in the rest of India.


The main temples:

* Shri Mangesh Temple

* Mahalasa Narayani Temple

* Shri Shantadurga Temple

* Nagesh Temple

* Mahalakshmi Temple


Other attractions:

* Safa Shahouri Masjid

* St.Anne church

* Bondla Sanctuary

* Savoi Plantation which is 15kms from Ponda where one can see traditional methods of organic farming. The city has maximimum and minimum temperature of about 32degree C and 24degree C respectively. The city has few Industrial units and few hotels.


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