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Diu Fort, Diu

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Tour Diu Fort to discover the rich history of a colonial-era structure built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Know for its fine ocean views, the fort sits on the coast of Diu Island and is separated by a tidal creek from the mainland. As you explore the old structure, pay special attention to its arches and bastions, surrounded by the sea on three sides. You can also see a lighthouse, an array of cannons, as well as three churches built in the same time period. Find out how to plan Diu trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • The most crowded place in Diu especially on a weekend, it felt like everyone who visited Diu made a visit to Diu fort. The fort provides good views of sea and pani kotha (Qayamat fame fort few metres ...  more »
  • Well maintained fort and clean and beautiful surroundings. Take time as in 1 or 2 hrs and go to visit as it’s very big and walking will take time.  more »
  • Among the places of tourist attraction, the fort of Diu is one of them. It is located on the west coast of India in Diu. The fort was built by Portuguese at the period of their colonial rule but at pr...  more »
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  • Diu fort is a must visit place in Diu. National monument and historical place. It was built in 15th century by Portuguese and now preserve by Govt of India. This is one of the well maintained forts in India. Cannon and Citadel are still intact. It bastions are best for photography. It has sea on 3 sides of views are scenic.
  • Amazing place, Very well maintained, Neat and clean. The fort being surrounded by sea from three sides, offers a great view for tourists. One can walk along on the outer wall of the fort and see the sea waves lashing the perimeter. Beautiful place with great view, Historical place, Must visit when you at diu
  • Nothing much to see inside as Fort. Only side walls & some canons. Good view of sea from any side. Jail still inside Fort. Area is clean. Convenient to visit. Free entry. Don't fall in trap of Guide or photographer.
  • It is very beautiful fort with maintained cleanliness. It's a fort with light houses churches and storage rooms surrounded by the sea. You can take a awesome view of panikotha an architecture made in middle of the waters formerly used to be a jail in 1500 century. You can take photographs inside as well as other photographers are also present at very cheap price and give you instant good quality photos. It's a family place. Parking is available. Different food stalls are present outside the fort.
  • Good place to visit in Diu and you can spend good time here. Nice place to capture pictures with different backgrounds. Especially with the sea in the backdrop and flying birds and evening sky. Just make sure you visit before the closing time.

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