Reis Magos Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting
Verem, Bardez, Goa 403114, India
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About Reis Magos 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.
Attractions Near Reis Magos 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.
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.
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
An estuarine mangrove habitat declared as a Bird sanctuary. The sanctuary is named after Salim Ali, the eminent Indian Ornithologist. Accessed by a ferry service running between Ribander and Chorão, it sanctuary has a paved walk that runs between mangroves.
Calangute beach is the largest in North Goa. The beach offers water sport activities like parasailing and water skiing, among others.
Long sandy beach packed with shacks, resorts and fishing boats. Quieter and isolated, it stands among high hills and deep blue Arabian Sea.
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Bordered by two states and the Arabian Sea, area in Goa that resisted Portugese invasion till 18th century.