Fort Aguada, Sinquerim
Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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. Use our Goa itinerary builder to visit Fort Aguada on your trip to Goa, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Surprisingly no entry fee. Open to public and no security guys breathing your neck. Walking path attached to the wall is very narrow and you have to be very careful while crossing one another or passi... read more »
The Fort Aguada and the lighthouse is one of the major tourist attractions in Goa and hence can get pretty crowded during the holidays and weekends. It on the Sinquerim Beach overlooking the Arabian S... read more »
This was my 5th trip to Goa and 4th to Fort Aguada. Hence I couldnt enjoy much. Good Sea Views. Would recommend to everyone, who has not seen it earlier.
Amazing place, fort doesn't have much left to see but yes the view from fort is amazing, well maintained, journey to Aguada is worth travelling, would recommend 2 wheeler and last but not the least do visit lower Aguada fort beside Sinquarium beach and 'Vivanta Taj' it's amazing place
Great place to visit tourist.. Good maintenance. They put the water supply on top is very useful. Great view to see dolphin trip location and enjoy the sea wave nice is great..
Entry is free, the fort is well maintained. The fort is a 17th century fort which was used by the Portuguese. There isn't much to see except the views of the Mandovi river and the Arabian Sea. Can get hot in summer, hats or caps recommended
The craft of fortifying re defined on the shore of the Arabian. Awesome place for those who love trekking & bicycle ride. You will also love the bird eye view of the ferries on the sea from the near by lighthouse. And for those social media lovers there are a lot of profile pic points for u.
Free entry, good place to have rest and spend leisure time. Sunlight is directly hitting but always always present cool wind.
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