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“Wonderful fort”
Review of Diu Fort

Diu Fort
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Diu
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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.
New Delhi
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful fort”
Reviewed January 8, 2012

Must visit for people traveling to Diu. Keep your water bottles with you as it is a good walk with views to savor for long time.

Visited January 2012
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New Delhi
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“Diu Fort- A trip into Portuguese history.”
Reviewed January 7, 2012

Very large area of the fort covered with the magnificent view of the high ramparts of the fort..with the wonderful bastions each protected by canons. Lovely view of the Arabian sea from the higher reaches of the fort, However not well maintained, littered everywhere inside. No proper toilets, very unclean.

Visited January 2012
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Bhavnagar, India
Level 5 Contributor
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“a great fort”
Reviewed December 30, 2011

a great historical place, one of the very few portugese forts around the world.Would like to request the tourists to keep it clean.Authorities should take steps to promote cleanliness.There should be more sign boards and more guide services.A sound and light show would be a great idea

Visited December 2011
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Kolkata
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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“Very well built fort.”
Reviewed December 17, 2011

Well built fort with amazing views of the sea and well preserved cannons. Please carry camera. There is an operational jail within the fort- please do not photograph the same. Carry water with you as it can be a tiring walk. Not recommended for people with walking difficulty.The fort is not well maintained but is worth a visit

Visited December 2011
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Faridabad, India
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“Crumbling Fort with nice view”
Reviewed December 14, 2011

Fort is at the edge of the Diu city after crossing market, jetty and police station.
You have to cross long passage to enter the main fort area. Before the main gate of fort there is open area on the left side of passage's end and view is beautiful from there.
After entering the main gate of fort, on your right side is "Diu Jail". It is functional jail and visitors are not allowed.
After few meters walk, enter the main fort area on left. Fort is surrounded by sea from 3 sides. Inside the fort, there are few steep rampant (No stairs) and the view from each point is nice. There is one church in middle of the fort but when I visited, it was close. Last point in the fort is light house after climbing quite high rampant. There are few canons also on display inside the fort.
There is no entry fee.

Visited December 2011
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