Mumbai's long kept secret surprisingly reminiscent of Goa, Vasai has a history to it and also many beautiful places to explore.
Easily accessible from Mumbai via roads and railways(Vasai Station road)
Located in the northern outskirts of Mumbai, this city was once of major importance. In the 16th and 17th century as it was a headquarter of Portuguese rule, two centuries of Portuguese rule still reflect on the lifestyle of Vasai inhabitants. This place inherits classic history in one part, while the other part keeps growing and developing into a mini smart town.
Built in the year 1536 this fort is around 500 years old spread across 110 acres of land. Around 300 years this fort was a commercial, political and military base for the Portuguese. This fort has a very strategic position surrounded by seas on all three sides and to your surprise within this fort was a whole township.
Today this fort is used for film shooting and pre-wedding shoots.