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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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Breathtaking views!!

The view at fort especially from Lighthouse is breathtaking.. One has to make a point to go to light house have see the horizons of the sea..

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Vadodara, India
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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The view at fort especially from Lighthouse is breathtaking.. One has to make a point to go to light house have see the horizons of the sea..

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

As we all know that Diu fort was built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule of the Diu island. The fort is a large and impressive structure on the coast of the Diu island. It commands a magnificent view of the sea. But as the time is passing the fort is loosing its charm i.e, the Walls, cannons, path... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Diu Fort was built by Portuguese during their Coloniual Rule of Diu Island. The Fort is witness of Portuguse rule during 1537 to 1961 i.e. 424 years, the record time of any Colonial Rule in world. From here you have nice view of Sea and diu also. Certain part of fort is inside sea. A nice visit.

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Diu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Perfect calmness and neatness.....whata view yaarrr...great..awesome....it seems like a movie set...with oceans calmness and bird eye view from top of charminar structure

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The fort of Diu is one of several similar constructions the sea-faring nation of Portugal built in her glory-days (16th century) in all her far-flung outposts all over the earth. History buffs will study the details of this great example of military architecture. All others will enjoy the beautiful views over the sea, the coast and the island-fort of Panikotha,... More 

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mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The fort is in quite good shape. May be because of the fact that it has not witnessed major battles. It has double wall with a moat (ditch filled with sea water) around it. Most of the buildings are in good shape. But some serious housekeeping will certainly help to improve tourism appeal. It has many number of canons left... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Fort is at the extreme end of the diu and host a very good view of the Beaches around, the famous jail is also clearly visible from the Fort, Some nice Pictures stops are their near the light house

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Small fort with a lighthouse... Great view...one of the better places to visit in Diu. Long walk till the top so people who are not fit better watch out!!

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Rajkot, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you are a history buff, you may love it. If you want to pass the time you may visit it. Nothing like must visit. Not even maintained properly. Plan to go in evening. Btw, the sunset from the top looks awesome and the sea-breeze is too good.

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Jamnagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The fort was a Portuguese structure and well spread out. Nice Location, this has a jail inside. The view of Diu from the fort is awesome. And it awesome views of the ocean from near the lighthouse. There are some old cannons and a lighthouse with a nice 360 degree view.

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