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“Great Walls! Great Views!”
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.
Ahmedabad, India
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178 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Great Walls! Great Views!”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

If you are visiting Diu, then Diu Fort is a must watch. You can see the central jail in between the beach from the entrance of the fort. Fort is very large. On the other side of the fort walls, there is a sea, so you can have some great photos standing at the Fort Walls!! Even the lighthouse is worth visiting at the top of the fort!!

Visited March 2012
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Bangalore
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30 reviews
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“Beautiful fort in pathetic condition”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

It's a beautiful fort that can attract numerous visitors but is in pathetic condition. There is no fee to enter the fort. There is no guide to explain what's in it. People just come here for picnics, throw plastic garbage, have fun and leave. The historical importance is merely ignored. The only thing that you see around is plastic chips packets and water bottles thrown everywhere. Most of the walls and canons in the fort are mutilated by visitors.

Visited January 2013
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Pune
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26 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“The Best Fort - An evidence of culture and art of war”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

You really should have great interest in history to understand this place, The design and architecture of Fort for reaching one end to the other and inside the fort will give you hints of thought process behind design of the fort. The symbols on war wapons and cannons and church inside the Fort will tell you mindset of soldiers and smiths and kings been GOD of WAR. This place better be under different dynesty to give it a cultural influence and way of living. It should always remain Union Territory.

Visited March 2012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Diu fort”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Make sure that you get a good guide if you really want to enjoy the place

We had an excellent guide who explained all the finer points of the place. The fort has a lot more history to it than what appears from first sight. Well preserved too.

Visited December 2012
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Ahmedabad
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43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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“Decent Fort”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

This was decent fort with good view of Diu Jail. It was very hot when we visited the fort even in January. we had nice leisure stroll in the fort.....
There is no entry fees for the fort.

Visited January 2013
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