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Fort Aguada, Goa

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Ruin · Historic Site
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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  • Fort Aguada is a well-preserved 17th Century Portuguese fort, along with a lighthouse, standing in Goa, on Sinquerim Beach, overlooking the Arabian Sea. Lots of history attached to this fort. During....  more »
  • nothing much here...crowded...there a thousand such places in goa..if you head behind the Taj hotel, views are way better  more »
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  • The place has that perfect view. On one side you will get the plush green scenery and on the other end you will have the ever cozy sea. There are a lot of exploration points so try to take out more time while visiting the place. Get on board with your friends and move around the place to enjoy.
  • Historical monument. Every citizen wants to visit this place.

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