The Shri Ganesh temple also called the Shri Gopal Ganapati temple is ready amidst lovely natural environment at Farmagudi of Ponda Taluka. This Temple turned into devoted to Elephant God Ganesha. According to the history, the Portuguese Viceroy attacked the citadel of Ponda in October 1683 however had to beat a quick retreat at the unexpected look of the Maratha King Sambhaji with a large navy. Farmangudi commemorates this occasion.
The stone picture of Gopal Ganapati was observed with the aid of herdsmen at the same time as grazing livestock near the hill and later installed in a small shrine with a thatched roof. The temple constructed through overdue Shri Dayanand Bandodkar the first Chief Minister of Goa has the idol made from steel alloy consecrated on 24th April 1966. It is a good specimen of Indian temple structure synthesizing each historical and modern.
This temple is properly kept and has a stunning deepasthmabha in the front and floors of temple is shiny and beautiful carved with Radhe Krishna motif. There are dwarapalakas on both aspect of the sanctum and a large idol of Ganesha decorated with Silver. Apart from the principle puja this is held every Tuesday, the temple additionally celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi with remarkable pomp and fervor.