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Address: Diu Coast, Diu, India
Description: This fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1535 A.D. and was one of...
This fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1535 A.D. and was one of their most important ones in Asia.
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surprisingly large

it is a cute fort. there is actually a working jail inside of it. The place has some history and interesting nooks and crannies if you know where to look. it also stores for some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Old Property but not Maintained its not clean and every where people are throwing things... Govt should take steps towards this to maintain this property..

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mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

it is a cute fort. there is actually a working jail inside of it. The place has some history and interesting nooks and crannies if you know where to look. it also stores for some reason a few howitsers from ww1 and 2. Get a guide... we did not have one so we got the photographer to explain it to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Being a traveller I can surely say that diu fort has got amazing reviews not because of the fort but because of the view from the fort...being situated adjacent to sea makes it a must n should visit place...amazing place for photography...I myself saw many photographers lined up clicking pics for personal n for photoshoot too...

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Very interesting. Can be seen with or without a guide as all places are well labelled. Beautiful photo opportunities. Can easily spend an hour or two here.

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Gandhinagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Its most beautiful Fort in Gujarat. May be not as good as Forts of Maharana Pratap of Rajasthan or The Great Shivaji of Maharashtra. But its having its own charm. I like this place for a lighthouse in the Fort. You can go up there and check out some spectacular view of fort, city and sea. Must see.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a way to visit history and see the wonder of the architecture of a distant country. Moat as you enter, the guns rightly placed on the turrets overlooking the sea , the light house , armoury , prison , church and etc.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is large and strong fort made with locally available latrice stones. it commands a great view of the Arabian Sea and was used by the Portuguese Rulers to keep off the invading Arabs and African navies and had free access to Southern Gujarat Coast. The fort has functioning jail. In fact, the diu administration run their jail from the... More 

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nothing much to see, just an old fort not maintained at all. You can visit just for some good pics and experience the sea breeze.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A must see. One of the most beautiful sea facing forts I have seen complete with lighthouse.The views of the sea are engaging.The lighthouse can be climbed up by visitors.Takes about 3 to 4 hours to explore completely. Also a good place to sit and watch sunset with family/friends.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The fort is small but once upon a time was a place of immense significant for the Portuguese invaders in the British dominated India. A must see for histroy seekers.

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Address: Diu Coast, Diu, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Daman and Diu  >  Diu

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