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#1 of 14 Places To Visit in Diu
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Near Collectorate Office,Diu Coast, Daman & Diu 362520, India
contact
+91-2875-252653
entry fee
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no entry fee
timings
All days of the week
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
visit duration
2 to 3 hours

how to reach diu fort

Located at the end of Fort Road, this landmark fort is only about 600 m from St Paul's Church. You can hire a cab, scooter or bike to reach here.

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about diu fort

With grey and stone-coloured bricks piling on top of one another to form a gigantic structure midst the blue water of the sea, Diu Fort is a mesmerising spot in this small town. Situated at the jetty of Diu, this fort is best seen at night when it brightens up with illuminating lights. As the surrounding region is enveloped in darkness, this structure stands out and proclaims its beauty. Located within this fort are the Lighthouse and the Diu Jail, making the place even more desirable for tourists.

Constructed in the 16th century, after the Portuguese signed a treaty with the then ruler of Gujarat, this fort is an important historical sight. With trees and other floras in and around the fort and the swaying blue water on the horizon, a view of the area from the top of the fort cannot be more enchanting. Before you leave this fort, do check out the canons, placed inside the fort in all their glory.

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Ankit Singhal
Ankit Singhal
amazing place to visit
Jun 18 2014
the view of Kala pani jail, situated in centre of sea, is just fabulous. Its the jail made by britishers, so that prisoners cant escape out. The fort itself hvs many thinks to look upon. One of the best place to visit in Diu.
Shikha Gautam
Shikha Gautam
Jan 30 2014
The stairs that lead to the waters in the fort are a breeding ground for crabs. Look closely and step carefully and you'll have an interesting class on marine life!
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