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Diu Fort

The Diu Fort, is situated on the west bank of India in Diu, a Union Territory, controlled by the Government of India. The post was constructed by the Portuguese amid their pilgrim principle of the Diu island. The Diu town is situated toward the fort's west. The post was implicit 1535 resulting to a guard collusion produced by Bahadur Shah, the Sultan of Gujarat and the Portuguese while Humayun, the Mughal Emperor battled to attach this region. Development of the fortress was begun in October and finished in March, with the Portuguese constrained work putting their full might. The fortification is an extensive and great structure on the shoreline of the Diu island. It summons a brilliant perspective of the ocean. It skirts the ocean on three sides. The external mass of the stronghold was fabricated along the coast line. The internal divider had bastions on which weapons were mounted.
Siddharth Patel
Day 2 at diu we planned to visit Diu Fort and near by places.And Noon we lunch and Hotel Apna, the food is gud. After that we move to nagva Beach and chill der for a moment....
Apeksha Mahto
It was noon when we reached Diu, we took diversion route from Somnath due to expressway construction. First, we visited Diu fort, built by the Portuguese for the protection, when Humayun the Mughal emperor tried to annex the territory. The fort is huge but not all is open for visitors. The govt offices are built in area which are in good condition. The fort is ruined to a great extend, they still have cannons on display at fort wall. The fort is on the coast and among one of Seven Wonders of Portuguese Origin in the World. There is St. Paul’s and St. Thomas church in the vicinity, the later one is turned to Museum to hold the artifacts. The museum were closed, so we just saw them from outside and went to Naida Caves.
Chirra Akhil
Getting into the architecture of this place it purely reflects the Portugal style and, one can find carvings of Portuguese along the walls. The outer wall of the fort stands along the coastline and, canons mounted on the bastions of the inner wall. It even has a church and temple but, the quintessential lighthouse standing alone marks its authority over the place.
Fairytale Studios
7. Diu FortDiu Fort is a large and impressive structure on the coast of the Diu Island and commands a magnificent view of the sea.
Sonal Agarwal
Apart from its clean beaches, Diu is also popularly know for its water sports. Be it paragliding, water jets or cliff jumping, Diu attracts adventure enthusiasts from all over the world in large numbers. Diu Fort provide as an amazing location to let go of all your fear and jump into the water body. Also shot in some fictional films, this site has gained popularity after its guest appearance in these films.