Forts in Goa

Forts in Goa

Top Forts in Goa recommended by travellers



  • Type: Fort
82%
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Reis Magos Fort, Panjim
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 508
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
35 Ratings & 16 Reviews
Reis Magos Fort was built in 1551 by Sultan Adil Shah. Located on a strategic location, the church is situated in the fort that is frequently visited by travellers visiting Calangute and Candolim beaches. In 1760, the fort was rebuilt by Portuguese rulers to protect their... Read More »
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99%
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Fort Aguada, Sinquerim
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 508
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Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Fort Aguada was built in the early 16th century, during the time of the Portuguese rule in Goa. The fort was constructed with an aim to protect Goa from the attacks of neighbouring kingdoms. The fort is a fine example of colonial architecture. The fort has a citadel, which has... Read More »
"Awesome"Jul 17, 2017 "Fort Aguada .. Visit with Dil Chahta..."Jul 14, 2016
  • Type: Fort
54%
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Chapora Fort, Anjuna Beach
Rank 30
Ranked 30 of 508
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Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
39 Ratings & 32 Reviews
Chapora Fort, which is situated on Anjuna-Beach in Goa, is one of the famous sightseeing attractions among travellers. The Chapora Fort was built by Adil Shah, the ruler of Bijapur and therefore, the fort has been named as the town of Shah that is Shahpura. The fort was... Read More »
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  • Type: Fort
80%
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Fort Aguada, Aguada Beach
Rank 33
Ranked 33 of 508
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Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
222 Ratings & 108 Reviews
Fort Aguada was constructed by the Portuguese in the early 16th century. Built with an aim to prevent Goa from the attacks of the conquerors, the fort was bounded by huge walls from every corner. Apart from this, the threat of enemies entering via River Mandovi, played a vital... Read More »
"A nice attraction"Apr 21, 2016 "Nice Fort"Mar 6, 2016
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  • Type: Fort
99%
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Rachol Fort, Salcette
Rank 61
Ranked 61 of 508
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Average Rating
5.2 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 7 Reviews
This fort is associated with the Vijaynagar and Bahmani rulers, who fought for the control over this fort and region. However, later it was taken over by Portuguese. Read More »
"A Historical Fortress"Jan 28, 2016 "Awesome place to visit"Dec 28, 2015
  • Type: Fort
71%
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Fort Aguada, Bardez
Rank 71
Ranked 71 of 508
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Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
20 Ratings & 19 Reviews
Fort Aguada was constructed with an aim to prevent Goa from the attack of the invaders in the early 16th century, by the Portuguese. It is a strong belief that the fort was a grandstand of 79 cannons. The freshwater spring in the fort supplied water to the ships that used to... Read More »
"Fort aguda"Dec 27, 2017 "Nice place for photoshoot and rides"Dec 22, 2016
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  • Type: Fort
50%
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Tiracol Fort, Anjuna Beach
Rank 75
Ranked 75 of 508
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Average Rating
6.4 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Tiracol Fort is one of the prominent attractions of the destination, which was captured by the Portuguese and rebuilt in 1764. Later, during the liberation of Goa, the fort was used by various freedom fighters. The 16th century Tiracol Fort is located on the coast of Arabian... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
83%
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Fort Aguada, Panjim
Rank 77
Ranked 77 of 508
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Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
19 Ratings & 13 Reviews
Fort Aguada was constructed by the Portuguese in the early 16th century. Built with an aim to prevent Goa from the attacks of the conquerors, the fort is bound by huge walls from every corner.   The top of the fort offers a panoramic view of adjoining beaches... Read More »
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99%
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Terekhol Fort, Arambol
Rank 91
Ranked 91 of 508
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Terekhol Fort was built by the ruler of Sawantwadi, Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhosale. The fort is situated on the northern bank of the estuary of the Terekhol River. In 1746, the fort was conquered by Dom Pedro de Alameida, who was a Portuguese viceroy. During this period, the... Read More »
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Aguada Fort, Chapora
Rank 102
Ranked 102 of 508
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Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Aguada Fort is located around 18 km away from the state capital Panaji. During the beginning of the 17th century, this fort was built by the Portuguese colonial rulers near the Mandovi River. A central jail and a lighthouse built during the 19th century are also located near... Read More »
"A view to remember"Feb 10, 2017 "An awesome fort"Apr 10, 2016
Cabo de Rama, Agonda
Rank 103
Ranked 103 of 508
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Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Cabo De Rama was the ancient fort of the Canacona taluka of South Goa, which is in ruins at present. The ancient fort has a church, known as Santo Antonio, from where the sea is visible. Constructed on an elevated platform, this fort is also referred to as Cape Rama Fort.... Read More »
"Best experience"Feb 29, 2016 "Breathtaking view"Jan 26, 2016
  • Type: Fort
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Fort Aguada, Mapusa
Rank 168
Ranked 168 of 508
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Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Fort Aguada was constructed during the rule of Portuguese in the early 16th century, in the colonial architectural form. It was enclosed by huge walls to protect from the attacks of other rulers. A citadel is present inside the fort that has an orbicular lighthouse tower,... Read More »
Fort Aguada, Miramar
Rank 227
Ranked 227 of 508
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Average Rating
4.8 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Fort Aguada, counted amongst the prime attractions of Goa, is located around 20.6 km away from Miramar. This ancient structure is believed to have been built during the reign of the Portuguese. It was established with the aim of protecting Goa from attacks. This fort is... Read More »
"Lots of fishes!"Jun 7, 2016 "Nice Fort"Mar 6, 2016
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99%
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Corjuem Fort, Goa
Rank 265
Ranked 265 of 508
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Average Rating
4.9 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
  • Type: Fort
Cabo Fort, Dona Paula
Rank 299
Ranked 299 of 508
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Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
1 Rating
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Mormugao Fort, Mormugao
Rank 300
Ranked 300 of 508
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Mormugao Fort, near the Mormugao Harbour, was mainly constructed for protecting the harbour.  It was built in 1624 and has 10 km circumference. It has five prisons, a chapel, bulwarks and quarters for the guards. There were 53 guns along with a garrison for 4 officers in... Read More »
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  • Type: Fort
Terekhol Fort, Mandrem
Rank 362
Ranked 362 of 508
Places to Visit in Goa
Terekhol Fort, a 17th century fort, was built by Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhonsale. In 1764, the fort was rebuilt by the Portuguese Viceroy, Dom Pedro Miguel de Almeida. During the 1825 armed revolt, the Viceroy of Goa, Dr. Bernardo Peres de Silva, used the fort strategically, for... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
Alorna Fort, Mandrem
Rank 363
Ranked 363 of 508
Places to Visit in Goa
Alorna Fort, a 17th century fort, was constructed by the Bhonsales of Sawantwadi. The fort, situated along the shores of the Chapora River, was constructed for defending against the enemy's attack. In 1746, the fort was captured by the Portuguese. Tourists can see the remains... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
Fort Terekhol, Panjim
Rank 496
Ranked 496 of 508
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review