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Discover the list of Forts in Goa

Goa is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India.
Goa is famous for its beauty and nature. The Beaches, Sunsets, Hills, Waterfalls, Shacks, Forts, Villas, Nightclubs, Churches are the prime attraction of Goa. If a tourist has not visited the forts in Goa, then they definitely missed out. The construction of forts used for safeguarding territories by military forces during a war. There are many forts that tell a rich history. The forts are the best example of Portuguese constructions. Goa Forts are in reasonably good condition and are worth a visit. Most beautiful aspect being in Goa is, most of the Forts are near beaches.

1. Chapora Fort 

The Charpora fort is in Bardez with a view of the Vagator Beach, Ozran Beach, Morjim Beach and the Chapora River. “Dil Chahta Hai ” movie shooting done on this fort. Since the chapora fort is also known as “Dil Chahta Hai Fort”.

2. Aguada Fort

Most of us travelling the beauties in Goa first approach the Aguada Fort located at the tidal mouth of Mandovi River. Fort Aguada is in Sinquerim
and is open between 9.30a.m. to 6 p.m. Aguada fort has an elaborate defence system and commands a great view of the sea and the neighbouring villages.

3. Reis Magos Fort

The fort is precisely opposite to the capital city Panjim and close to the Reis Magos church in the extreme south of the Bardez taluka at the northern bank of the river Mandovi.

4. Terekhol or Tiracol Fort

Tiracol Fort is the smallest fort in Goa. It was later turned into a heritage hotel in 1976.

5. Corjuem Fort

Corjuem is a small island fort among the forts in North Goa. Portuguese words Khorik, meaning deep and Zunvem, meaning island, make the word Querim.

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