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Attractions to explore near Chapora Fort

Chapora Fort
Chapora FortChapora Fort Rd, Chapora, Goa 403509, India

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This ancient fort in North Goa offers splendid views of the adjoining Vagator beach and overlooks the Arabian Sea from all angles.

Nearby Attractions

Chapora Beach
Chapora Beach0.41 KMs away from Chapora Fort

White sands, black lava rocks, sapphire expanse, and shaking palms. One of the most favorite beaches of Goa, with plenty of shacks and restaurants around.

Anjuna Beach
Anjuna Beach3.64 KMs away from Chapora 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.

Baga Beach
Baga Beach5.07 KMs away from Chapora Fort

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

Calangute Beach
Calangute Beach7.11 KMs away from Chapora Fort

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

Mandrem Beach
Mandrem Beach7.63 KMs away from Chapora Fort

White sand beach with clear water. Quiet and peaceful, the view of Mandrem Beach is special during high tide time when the sea water rushes into the Mandrem Creek.

Candolim Beach, Goa
Candolim Beach, Goa10.25 KMs away from Chapora 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

Aguada Fort
Aguada Fort13.22 KMs away from Chapora 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.

Reis Magos Fort
Reis Magos Fort14.43 KMs away from Chapora 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.

Goa Museum
Goa Museum16.27 KMs away from Chapora 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.

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary17.69 KMs away from Chapora Fort

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.

Se Cathedral
Se Cathedral21.99 KMs away from Chapora Fort

Built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese under Afonso de Albuquerque over a Muslim army, leading to the capture of the city of Goa in 1510. Since the day of the victory happened to be on the feast of Saint Catherine, the cathedral was dedicated to her.

Basilica of Bom Jesus
Basilica of Bom Jesus22.11 KMs away from Chapora Fort

The Basilica is partially in ruins but still a model of elegance, and a fine example of Jesuit architecture. This is the only church in Old Goa, which is unplastered on the outside. The lime plaster which existed earlier was stripped off by a zealous Portuguese conservationist in 1950. The church contains the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier.

Indian Naval Aviation Museum
Indian Naval Aviation Museum27.95 KMs away from Chapora Fort

Showcases the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arm. The museum is divided into two main parts, an outdoor exhibit, and a two-story indoor gallery. The outdoor exhibit is a huge park that visitors can walk through and see decommissioned aircraft. Some of them date back to before the 1940s.

Colva Beach
Colva Beach40.75 KMs away from Chapora Fort

Covered in powdery white sand and lined with coconut palms, this is a very popular and busy beach of Goa.

Goa Chitra Museum
Goa Chitra Museum43.85 KMs away from Chapora Fort

It has a collection of over 4000 artifacts focusing on Goa's traditional agrarian technology and lifestyle. The collection includes examples of local pottery, farming tools, musical instruments, ancient carts and palanquins from different points of the past. It also showcases an organic farm for the cultivation of various vegetables, herbs, spices, sugarcane, and rice which are staples of the area.

Amboli Water Falls
Amboli Water Falls47.36 KMs away from Chapora Fort

It is a breathtaking waterfall located in south Maharashtra. Amboli is one of the world's "Eco Hot-Spots" category.

Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla
Mahadeva Temple, Tambdi Surla58.33 KMs away from Chapora Fort

This is a 12th-century Shaivite temple. It is the only structural temple of the Kadamba period(10th to 14th century) to survive the destructions during Muslim and Portuguese occupations of Goan territory.

Cabo de Rama Fort
Cabo de Rama Fort60.85 KMs away from Chapora Fort

In the past, the fort has switched hands between Hindu, Muslim monarchs and the Portuguese and witnessed many battles. The present rickety structure with turrets and rusty cannons is a leftover of the Portuguese.

Agonda Beach
Agonda Beach68.00 KMs away from Chapora Fort

Stretching for miles, this is one of the best beaches of Goa and the country. During September, the beach serves as a nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles.

Salaulim Dam
Salaulim Dam68.28 KMs away from Chapora Fort

Goa’s largest manmade reservoir. The Selaulim dam is a composite earth-cum-masonry dam of 42.7 meters height with a water spread area of 24 square kilometers. The Duckbill type spillway here is an interesting structure to checkout.