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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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A wonderful fort

its a really wonderful and amazing fort. Must visit place while you are in DIU,Portugese fort is in real sense superb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Vadodara, India
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Vadodara, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

its a really wonderful and amazing fort. Must visit place while you are in DIU,Portugese fort is in real sense superb.

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Ahmedabad, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This historic landmark is not as clean as it should've been. The view from the fort is amazing nonetheless.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

India is a country of magnificent forts. The Diu fort was historically important but not as magnificent or impenetrable as many other forts in India. There are some old cannons and a lighthouse with a nice 360 degree view. Won't miss much if you miss this one.

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The Diu fort was an imposing structure, but it seems to be completely abandoned to the grass. Hardly any signs to tell you any history or the battles that it saw, the strategic importance, just grass growing everywhere like a jungle. It seems that they probably clean it up once in a few years

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The fort is a protected monument. The view from the fort is breathtaking. Climb on to the top of the light house and you can see the whole of Diu and the open ocean in front of you. Marvellous sight you will never forget and wonderful photo opportunity. A little more of maintenance by the Govt. would be welcome.

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East Coast, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

What I brought back from Diu were the picturesque memories of the vast, spotless sea...u open your eyes and you just sea water as far as you can see. Diu fort offers a beautiful view from an elevation. Must visit- light house

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The location of the fort at the corner of Diu island is wonderful. Exploring the fort is like having a glimpse of the colonial past. The view from the lighthouse is marvelous. A great place to visit!

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Beautifully maintained, clean & picturesque! Enjoyed our evening sojourn to this site. Overlooking the sea, there are many photo op points including an opportunity to walk along its ramparts. A beautiful feature of Diu

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Jaipur, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very good view to watch. Can shot many panoramic pics. However the fort is not properly maintained by government. Walls are broken, cannons are misplaced. Lots of garbage in fort itself. Inspite of all demerits, I liked this place. Sharing some pano shots.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Nothing out of the blue. A very run of the mill fort. Photos come out nice with the sea in the backdrop.

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