Dudhsagar Falls

Castle Rock railway station
Lower half of Dudhsagar Falls.
Train passing next to the Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar falls in the early 1850s as seen by Antonio Lopes Mendes

Four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa.

- Dudhsagar Falls

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Mandovi River

Described as the lifeline of the Indian state of Goa.

Mandovi River view on cloudy day in winter, Goa, India

With its cerulean waters, Dudhsagar Falls and Varapoha Falls, it is also known as the Gomati in a few places.

Western Ghats

Mountain range that covers an area of 160,000 km2 in a stretch of 1,600 km parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, traversing the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Topography: Western Ghats (southern part)
Munnar hillstation on Western Ghats is often called The Kashmir of South India
Spring blossom in Ooty, the Queen of the Western ghats
Chorla Ghat on the Goa-Karnataka border, during late monsoon
Annual rainfall along the Western Ghat region
Sholas, part of the rainforests
Dense rainforests cover the Western Ghats.
The Western Ghats are a UNESCO heritage site.
Tiger in Mudumalai National Park, Tamil Nadu
Nilgiri tahr, female
Denison barb is endemic to only three rivers in the Western Ghats
The Nilgiri wood-pigeon
Tropical rainforest, Agumbe
Forest fires 2019

Major waterfalls include Dudhsagar, Unchalli, Sathodi, Magod, Hogenakkal, Jog, Kunchikal, Shivanasamudra, Meenmutty, Adyanpara, Athirappilly, and Coutrallam.

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park

240 km2 protected area located in the Western Ghats of West India, in Dharbandora taluk, Goa State, along the eastern border with Karnataka.

The Mahadev Temple, attributed to the Kadambas of Goa
Tambdi Waterfall
Dudhsagar Waterfalls in August
Train passing next to the Dudhsagar Falls
Lower half of Dudhsagar Falls

It is located between 15°15"30' to 15°29"30' N and 74°10"15' to 74°20"15' E. It contains several important temples dating to the Kadambas of Goa, and home to waterfalls, such as Dudhsagar Falls and Tambdi Falls.

Castle Rock, Karnataka

Village in the Uttara Kannada district of the Indian state of Karnataka.

A tunnel near Castle Rock railway station, Karnataka

The nearby Dudhsagar Falls is one of the main tourist attractions of Goa.


Town and municipal council in the South Goa district of Goa, India.

Curchorem-Fire station
Ravindra Bhavan in Curchorem

Dudhsagar Water Falls, around 22 km from Curchorem, is a scenic waterfall. The spot also provides various options for trekkers. The best time to visit is during or soon after the Monsoon.

Chennai Express

2013 Indian Hindi-language action comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Gauri Khan and Karim Morani, based on a story by K. Subash, with a screenplay written by Yunus Sajawal and dialogues by Farhad-Sajid.

Theatrical release poster
Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan) helps Meenamma (Deepika Padukone) board the train, a spoof of the famous train scene in the 1995 film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Chennai Express was initially written as a backup project for Khan (pictured).
The Munnar Hill station in Kerala, one of the film's major locations

A romantic scene on board a train passing next to Dudhsagar Falls was also shot.

List of waterfalls by type

List of waterfalls by type.

Fitzroy Falls
Brandywine Falls
Pihtsusköngäs, a plunge-type waterfall in Enontekiö, Finland.
Jog Falls, India's second highest plunge waterfall, is made up of four distinct, segmented falls, and is fed by the Sharavathi River. The tallest plunges 830 ft (253 m) into a deep chasm in a continuous column of water.
Bridal Veil Falls
Sipi Falls
Pistyll Rhaeadr
Havasu Falls
Looking Glass Falls
Skakavitsa Waterfall, Rila Mountain, Bulgaria in May
Takakkaw Falls
Manikyadhara Falls
Sogal Falls
Thalaiyar Falls
Humboldt Falls
Sava Bohinjka
Maria Cristina Falls
Pagsanjan Falls
Howick Falls
Elgin Falls
Nevada Falls
Hiilawe Waterfall
Gokak Falls
Tirparappu Waterfalls
Devil's Throat, Iguaçu fall's largest cataract
The Popinolashki waterfall
Kintampo waterfalls
Fukuroda Falls
Huangguoshu Waterfall
Rhine Falls
Niagara Falls
Agua Azul
Millstream Falls
Augrabies Falls
Chunchanakatte Falls
Irupu Falls
Jog Falls
Hanumangundi Falls
Kiliyur Falls
Courtallam falls
Monkey Falls
Ullakaarvi falls
Khone Phapheng Falls
Krimmler Wasserfälle
Catrake Force
Elbow Falls
Eastatoe Falls
Roaring Fork Falls
Kepler Cascades
Lady Barron Falls
Tarawera Falls
Etropole Waterfall Varovitets
Krushuna Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Magod Falls
Lushington Falls
Shivanasamudra Falls
Sathodi Falls
Athirappilly Falls
Meenmutty Falls
Agaya Gangai
Hogenakkal Falls
Suruli Falls
Vattaparai Falls
Keoti Falls
Düden Waterfalls
Dry Falls
Ebor Falls
Alexander Falls
Gavarnie Falls
Dudhsagar Falls
Hebbe Falls
Soochipara Falls
Trümmelbach Falls
Yosemite Falls
Nunobiki Falls
Camaya Falls
Cola de Caballo
An example of an ephemeral waterfall. This one, when flowing, feeds into the Chagrin River (Ohio).

Dudhsagar Falls


Sub-division and Taluka of Goa, India.

Mahadev Temple of Tambdi Surla

The famous Dudhsagar Falls are in Mollem.

Myna (film)

2013 Indian Kannada language romance drama film written and directed by Nagashekar.

Film poster

Satya was one of the contenders of a reality game show played near Dudhsagar Falls.

Vinay Dinu Tendulkar

Indian politician, serving as the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Goa since 2017.

When he was the Forest minister in 2002, Tendulkar provided job opportunities and even arranged vehicles for villagers from rural areas to Dudhsagar and provided employment to them.