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Fort Aguada Jail, Fort Aguada, Sinquerim, Bardez, Goa 403001, India
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While you are driving towards Fort Aguada, you will also pass St.Lawrence Church. It happens to be about 18-km away from Panaji. You can also take a ferry ride to Sinquerim Beach from Calangute Beach.

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Fort Aguada Jail, Goa is one of the largest and best-preserved symbols of Portuguese dominance in Goa. This magnificently sublime fort was built in 1612 by the settlers-cum-rulers to protect old Goa region from potential attacks by the enemy. The enormous vaulted cistern in the central courtyard, the four-storeyed lighthouse and the gigantic bell inside of it, are all symbols of a significant era gone by. And what remains of this vast fort has been converted into a prison, supposedly the biggest one in Goa.

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