Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515, India
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 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
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 beach is the largest in North Goa. The beach offers water sport activities like parasailing and water skiing, among others.
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.
Long sandy beach packed with shacks, resorts and fishing boats. Quieter and isolated, it stands among high hills and deep blue Arabian Sea.
Where is Aguada Fort
Discover more attractions in North Goa, where Aguada Fort is located