Aguada Fort

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Fort Aguada is a well-preserved seventeenth-century Portuguese fort, along with a lighthouse, standing in GoaIndia, on Sinquerim Beach, overlooking the Arabian Sea. It is an ASI protected Monument of National Importance in Goa.

Why is Aguada fort famous?

Fort Aguada was the most prized and crucial fort of Portuguese. The fort is so large that it envelops the entire peninsula at the southwestern tip of Bardez. Built on the mouth of Mandovi River, it was strategically located and was the chief defense of Portuguese against the Dutch.

What is the best time to visit Aguada fort?

It has been built on the mouth of the river Mandovi. This location for the fort was strategically chosen for the defense purposes of the Portuguese. September to March is the best time to visit the Aguada Fort. This is a great time for sightseeing activities.