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#117 of 168 Places To Visit in Goa
fort aguada
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Aguada-Siolim Road, Sinquerium, Candolim, Goa 403515, India
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No Entry Fee
All days of the week
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

how to reach fort aguada

To reach Fort Aguada, one can hire a taxi or a bike from various spots in Goa. The fort is located on the pristine beach in Sinquerim village near Candolim. It lies about 16 km from Panaji (Panjim). Goa International Airport is 39 km north of the fort.

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The fort was meant to deter possible attacks on Old Goa from the Dutch and Marathas and to keep a watch over River Mandovi. As many as 200 cannons were installed for the defense of locals. To reach the fort, one needs to cross a deep dry moat. Furthermore, with 1.3 metre wide walls stretching to a height of 5 metres, this remains the only fort, which never fell to invaders. The views from the fort are simply spectacular. A lighthouse on the premises further enhances the structure's magnificence.

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Vaishnavi Prakash
Vaishnavi Prakash
gud place to be
Sep 28 2015
had a chance to see peacocks flying and showing of their feathers enroute to fort agoda all in nature .Nice scenic views of the sea from this point
Aashish Chopra
Aashish Chopra
Fort Aguada Lighthouse and its breathtaking panoramic views
Jun 16 2014
If you're exploring north Goa, from Baga to Calangute, here's something you 'must do'. Take the road off the Taj Fort Aguada resort to the actual Fort Aguada. It is an uphill drive, by the backwaters and through the lush greenery. The road will end a ...... read more