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Fort Aguada, Sinquerim

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A well-preserved structure constructed in 1612, Fort Aguada sits on the mouth of River Mandovi, placed there to fend of the Dutch and the Marathas. Examine how the entire strategic construction is divided into two sections, with the upper part used as a water station and fort, and the lower as a berth for ships. The lighthouse was used to guide ships safely to their docks, until it was abandoned in 1976. Deep inside, discover the escape passage that enabled retreat during war and other emergencies. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Aguada by using our Goa day trip planning tool .
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  • October 4, 2017
    This place has been used for so many movies and why not, This place has that charm which will engulf one to history. This place takes u to 16th century. Magnificent fort spread over a large area which...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    The first place we visited when we planned and prepared itinerary to visit the places in Goa... this place gave us the super start to visit the next places .. felt Refreshed here !!!  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    View the Scenic beauty of sinquerium beach.well maintained. Shoppings available.Pictures taken are worth the money.Very crowded.Must visit.  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    Overall its a simple self exploring place. You will have to walk a bit to get in the fort. There is very less place for shade so mind you take umbrella or hat if you cannot bear the heat of the sun. You can walk n stand on the narrow walls of the fort on your own risk. These pictures are taken from there.
  • July 10, 2017
    It is a Historical place and very well maintained by government. Good place for history lovers. It's clean and good place to have a visit. You should visit it in the morning because you have to walk more then you think.
  • June 27, 2017
    Good place to visit. No visiting charges applicable. Takes 1 hour to go around the fort and have few awesome clicks. Visit the beach near by which is awesome too
  • May 25, 2017
    Route to the Fort was quite scenic. Also the view from the fort of the Sea is simply spectacular Fort Aguada and its lighthouse was built in seventeenth-century by the Portuguese. It still stands strong and is well preserved. It has the capacity to store 2.4 million gallons of water. The lighthouse was abandoned in 1976 No entry fee for visiting the fort
  • July 2, 2017
    You can enjoy awesome scenic beauty from this historic fort. You can take some spectacular photographs in this Portuguese Fort. It would take more or less 1 hour to see the whole fort

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