Some lesser known information about some famous landmarks:
Margao municipal garden: The northern segment of the Margao municipal garden was developed by the Mavany family and is named after Aga Khan, during his visit just before Goa's liberation. The entire garden is now Municipal property and is maintained by the Margao Municipal Council.
Narcinva D. Naik residence/Damodar Sal:Swami Vivekananda stayed in this house during his visit to Goa in October 1892. The mansion also houses Margao's well-known temple-hall "Dambaba Saal".
Piple Katta Mandir (pedar) Near the New Market .
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