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Aguada Fort

Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515, India

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About Aguada Fort

A well preserved 17th-century fort along with a lighthouse overlooking the Arabian sea. It was a reference point for the vessels coming from Europe at that time. A freshwater spring within the fort provided water supply to the ships that used to stop by. This is how the fort got its name: Aguada, meaning Water.



Attractions near Aguada Fort

Candolim Beach, Goa2.98km from Aguada Fort

Candolim is a census town in North Goa ,and is a tourist destination. It is less congested and has better planned than the other beaches of Goa

Reis Magos Fort3.93km from Aguada Fort

Surrounded by sturdy laterite walls studded with typically Portuguese turrets, it was erected in 1551 to protect the narrowest point at the mouth of the Mandovi river. It was used as a residence for viceroys and later converted to a fortress.

Calangute Beach6.11km from Aguada Fort

Calangute beach is the largest in North Goa. The beach offers water sport activities like parasailing and water skiing, among others.

Goa Museum6.42km from Aguada Fort

The museum has over 8,000 artifacts on display, including stone sculptures, wooden objects, carvings, bronzes, paintings, manuscripts, rare coins, and anthropological objects. The main focus is on Ancient History and Archaeology, Art and Craft, and Geology.

Baga Beach8.16km from Aguada Fort

Long sandy beach packed with shacks, resorts and fishing boats. Quieter and isolated, it stands among high hills and deep blue Arabian Sea.

Anjuna Beach9.66km from Aguada Fort

Part of a 30 kilometers extended beach coastline along the west coast of Goa by the Arabian sea. In some parts of the beach, you will be able to see an array of red laterite rocks protruding out to the sea.

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Bordered by two states and the Arabian Sea, area in Goa that resisted Portugese invasion till 18th century.