Forts

Forts of Goa – Aguada Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

Largest, best preserved and the most well-known fort of Goa. Aguada was built almost exactly 100 years after the Portuguese conquest, between 1609-12, at the mouth of the Mandovi. Its impressive walls, 5 m high […]

Forts

Forts of Goa – Chapora Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

Further south, 10 kms from Mapusa in Bardez taluka, across the wide Chapora river, is the magnificent construction. The climb up to the bastion is somewhat steep and slippery, but eminently worthwhile. Originally constructed by […]

Forts

Forts of Goa – Terekhol Fort

February 15, 2017 Gautam 0

At the northernmost point of the Goan coast, 42 kms from Panaji and perched above the sea on a small hill by the Terekhol river, is the Terekhol Fort. It is also known as Fort Tiracol. […]

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