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Wadi Talauli in Ponda, Goa

About Ponda

 

Ponda , also known as Fonda, is a city and a municipal council in the South Goa district of Goa, India. Located in the central area of Goa, Ponda lies 28 km (17 miles) southeast of Panaji, the capital of Goa and 17 km (10.6 miles) northeast of Margao. Ponda is also known as “Antruz Mahal” because of the presence of numerous famous temples and rich cultural heritage.The industrial center of the state, Ponda is home to many large factories and industrial estates, and is Goa’s fastest-growing city.