Placed at the rocky promontory and sidelined by Mandoviriver, Sinquerim as well as Candolim beaches attract a various number of tourists each year. This fort is one of the most well-preserved and admired monuments of Goa the building of which dates back in the year 1612. It gives a taste of the Portuguese art and culture. The topmost ramparts of this brilliant fort allow the visitors to experience picturesque scenic views.
Location: Old Goa
Known for: Largest fort in Goa, fort defense system, great sea view, luxury beach resort
How to reach: By flight, nearest airport is Dabolim which is 29 kms away from Panaji, Goa. By rail, Margao and Vasco Da Gama are the main railway station. By roadways, fort can be reached by state run buses such as MSRTC and KSRTC between Vasco, Panaji, Margao and to Pune, Belgaum and Bengaluru and other private buses.
Operating hours: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm