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“Old world fort View of Sun & sea” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Diu Fort

Diu Fort
Diu Coast, Diu, India
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Diu
Type: Historic Sites
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Owner description: This fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1535 A.D. and was one of their most important ones in Asia.
mumbai india
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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“Old world fort View of Sun & sea”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Diu fort is the 2nd most important site that u visit when u are visitng the union territory of Diu in indi a, its close to gujarat state western border with clear views of the high seas , go in the afternoon late or evenings as its too hot in the day time , its a old world fort , not well maintained , but never the less a must visit if u are a history fan & want to know more about the place and its portugese influences , especially kids will enjoy the place , so go there enjoy the black rocked fort & its view of the sun , sea & city.

Visited October 2013
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Vadodara, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The old Fort”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Good place to click photos. need more care and investment to be brought up as a great historic place to be viewed. Stop people from writing there names on every nook and corner.

Visited October 2013
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Bhubaneswar, India
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“Portugese Fort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The memory of Vasco-da- Gama comes to mind, when one sees the Fort. It is a huge one and some descriptions are given explaining the monument by the Archeological Survey of India. But the fort is in ruins, which require more upkeep. The view from top, the canons and the jail inside the sea is breath taking. Lot of parrots live on the roof top of the fort, which creates a wonderful sight for the visitor. The road to the fort is well maintained by the administration and lined with trees.

Visited September 2013
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Una, India
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“Lost History!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The fort is on its own there are no restorations happening. It has been left to fade away with time. Despite of so many visitors visiting this Fort everyday, there is no upkeep done to this fort. Just like other places in Diu there are no History Tags no descriptions written in the fort. Part of the Fort has been given to the Police Station. They have used the old cannon balls to showcase their courtyard without realizing the fact that these are of historical importance. You can see old Diu Jail from the fort it is built in the middle of the sea. Its a nice view from the top of the fort.

Visited October 2013
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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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“Old Is Gold Fort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Excellent Locations & Its fort devloped British People ,
Its is Diffrent In Gujarat Place.
Fort very Hight seen Diu City
Fort are & Cunstructions Mind Blowing.
Its is Eycon Diu

Visited December 2012
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