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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
history tours
Free
September - May
Couples, Families, Friends
2 out of 2 attractions in Sinquerim

Fort Aguada

This is a very well preserved fort which was built in the 17th Century by the Portuguese. The fort was made as the most important building of the Portuguese colonials and they always wanted to save it against the Dutch and the Maratha rulers. It is in the Candolin area on the Sinquerim Beach. The location of the fort on the banks of the Mandovi River makes it look even more beautiful. The fort covers a large area and almost covers the whole tip land of the Bardez Peninsula. At present there is also a holiday resort built here by the tatas and is a beautiful place to stay for a peaceful vacation. It is also close to the Candolim Beach and the shopping and eating areas around. This was at one time the most important port where most of the ferries and boats landed and left from and thus the name Aguada meaning 'water'.
Manju Maher
It is one of the oldest fort built around aguada jail. Massive and clean fort with entry price ticket of ₹25 per person,proves to be lovely Walk around place during evening time. Reach around 5-5-30pm as the entry closes at 6:30pm.
Anirudh Madiq
December 31stWe got to know that last day of the year is usually crowded so we kept our plans simple. Aguada Fort is a Portuguese Fort with a lighthouse which overlooks Arabian sea.
Himanshu Garg
Historic FortsBuild with Portuguese architectural style the forts of Goa are an epitome of excellence . Some of the forts one must visit here is Fort Aguada , Corjuem Fort, Terekhel Fort, Chapora Fort (Yes, the Dil Chahta Hai one!), the Reis Magos Fort, Fort Cabo, Mormugao fort
Fahim Pathan
4. visit the aguada fort - portuguese fortress and lighthouse.
FORT AGUADAAnother heritage from the Portuguese, Fort Aguada has been standing stern on the beach facing the Arabian Sea from 1612 when it was built in order to provide defence against the invading Dutch and the Marathas. It was a grand old fort in its time with the capacity to hold 79 cannons among other weapons of defense. It was one of the prized possessions of the Portuguese. Today, it stands as a famous landmark dividing the Sinquerim Beach and the Candolim Beach.There is an old lighthouse standing within the fort which was built in 1864, the oldest lighthouse of its shape and size in India. Fort Aguada is a great place to explore when you are out visiting the Candolim or Sinquerim Beaches. The architecture gives a good insight into the building techniques of old Portuguese architects and it has some amazing views you should really see. The old fort provides a good view of the sea and the sunset is reckoned to be lovely.