Tiracol fort, also called Terekhol, is a 17th century fort in the northernmost tip of Goa, bordering the state of Maharashtra.
It is at the confluence of Terakol River and Arabian Sea.
The fort gets its name from the river. It is 48.7 kilometers north of Panaji. You can take a ferry from Querim beach to reach the site. The river crossing takes only a few minutes. Tiracol can also be reached by road after crossing the Kiranpani Aronda Bridge.
Tiracol fort was structured by the Raja of Sawantwadi in the 17th century to watch over the neighboring areas and protect navy ships.
HOW TO REACH FORT TIRACOL
It is at the northern most tip of goa and borders directly with Maharashtra.
Tiracol Fort is 48.7 kilometers from Panaji by the Querim–Arambol–Agarwada Road.
It is 36.5 kilometers north of Baga beach. Baga Beach is the most happening beach of North Goa