At a distance of 30 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 46.5 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 28 km from Mapusa, Shri Rudreshwar Temple is situated in North Goa.
The temple of Rudreshwar is located at Arvalem in Bicholim Taluka. This temple is half a km away from the rock-cut caves or Pandava caves of Harvalem where the ancient linga of Rudreshwar is venerated.
The main deity of the temple is Shri Rudreshwar an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The Rudreshwar Temple is newly built on the site of an old ancient site and is also known as the temple of Lord Shiva. The idyllic Harvalem water fall is close by. The image of Rudreshwar is facing the water fall.
Shri Rudreshwar temple is famous for its grand festival of Mahashivratri which draws a large number of devotees from all parts of the country. The temple also assumes importance as Hindus perform rituals for the dead here.