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Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

Situated along the North East border of Goa at Molem, about one-and-a-half hours’ journey from Panaji (60 kms), the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary covers 240 sq.kms of thick forest clad slopes on the Western Ghats and its valleys and is the biggest of the three sanctuaries of Goa.

Rich in wildlife, it is a paraside for bird watchers. Besides flora and fauna, there are many important geological and historical features in this sanctuary.

Dushsagar falls, about an hour’s journey from Colem by train, is a feast for the eyes. The ‘Devil Canyon’ is another beautiful geological spot. The famous Lord Mahadeva Temple situated at Tambdi Surla is about 13 kms from Molem.

The Department of Tourism has built comfortable cottages and dormitories for tourists.

Entry fee


Rs.10/- per adult,
Rs.5/- per child
and Rs.3/- per student.