Fort Aguada in Goa
Visit one of the most historical places of Goa
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Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. Paryatan Bhavan, 3rd Floor, Patto, Panaji-Goa, India 403001.
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Fort Aguada in Goa
A seventeenth-century shining beacon that once directed Portuguese sailors who dreamt of trading spices from the Konkan Coast is now thronged by vacationers wanting to make their Dil-Chahta-Hai dreams come true.
Built by the Portuguese, the formidable Fort Aguada sits south of the Sinquerim Beach in Goa near the mouth of the Mandovi River. Facing the inviting waters of Arabian Sea, a lighthouse inside the fort attracts visitors throughout the year. Today its remnants stand as a testimony to the glory days of Portuguese Empire. Its name is derived from the Portuguese word ‘Agua’ which stands for ‘water’ as the fresh spring near the hill provided constant supply to ship crews. An engineering marvel of its time, this prized bastion kept off Dutch and Maratha invaders for many decades before it was finally captured by the British.
Its lighthouse used to house the famous bell from the Church of St Augustine which now tolls in the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Panaji. Besides the five-star Fort Aguada Beach Resort, the complex also has a fresh water storage tank, one of the largest in Asia built in that era. This is an ideal place to get a peek into the history of the region.
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Varun's 2 days trip to GoaThe second day 10 am, when the trip is about to get started the cab driver said that he has not given any confirmation from his manager. Then I have to call Farhan from travel triangle to know about the situation. Then he called his contacts at Goa and then cab driver got the confirmation. It would have been good if that small hiccup is avoided. Apart from that Farhan did very well regarding all the itinerary and arrangements.
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Ankit's 5 days trip to GoaIt was a great and memorable trip. After the wedding, the booking with the travel triangle was very easy, affordable & highly satisfactory. The hotel was very good with hygienic food. The sightseeing schedule was well planned. The overall experience is highly appreciable. I will plan my trip to many more destinations with travel triangle.
Jishnu's 4 days trip to GoaOverall had a decent holiday. Hotel had good facilities, though a bit far from beach. However, the agent had argued regarding the cab services and didnt allow us to use full day timing as per booking.
Vinod's 3 days trip to GoaGood experience when I was goa..it was good response Nice hotel..
Vinay's 5 days trip to GoaIt was well xo ordinated trip,hotel , transportation food everything thing was perfect.Due to the rush at the hotel,first day we were placed to a smaller room .but when it was highlighted to our agent,he immediately contacted the hotel and immediately made the changes we got an upgrade category ,which was a water front villa.Hotel is too close to the beach and lot of food options(shacks) near by. It was an awesome stay at the hotel,it's so close to the beach ,view is just awesome, especially the sunset timme!!!
Kumargopal's 13 days trip to GoaHotel staff was very indisciplined food was also not good
Neetu's 5 days trip to GoaIt was a good experience overall , locations, cab and hotels were quite great as per the price it was more than expected but there is a room of improvement in sightseeing and co ordination for day plan
Koteshwar's 6 days trip to GoaAll the arrangements made the Travel Triangle is good and satisfactory.
Creatordoc's 5 days trip to GoaThis was my second holiday plan with travel triangle. Special thanks to Mr. Mohit to explain me everything in detail and give me multiply option to choose form. The cab driver provides was on time for pick and drop. ItInerary was as planned. Riva hotel was really great place to live. Thanks for booking it as it was not available on any other online booking platform even at lesser prize. I looking forward to book one more trip with my wife once world recover from corona. I know u will not disappoint me. Keep spreading happiness and give people good memories to cherish forever. Thank you. Trip is always a best memory when u get time to spend with your loved one in your busy schedule. But it become more memorable if there are no hustle bustle of booking everything.
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Fort Aguada is open on all days, from 9:30 in the morning to 6:00 in the evening.
Fort Aguada is located on Sinquerim Beach.
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