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Diu Fort

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Address: Diu Coast, Diu, India
Phone Number: 02875252653
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This fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1535 A.D. and was one of...

This fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1535 A.D. and was one of their most important ones in Asia.

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Old Fort of purtgese style

Old fort having still operational jail. It has Armour house having canons, and half fired shells, light house many guns/canons at roof and boundry of fort and alight house. Good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old fort having still operational jail. It has Armour house having canons, and half fired shells, light house many guns/canons at roof and boundry of fort and alight house. Good place with sea view for spending time with near and dear.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The DFort, is located on the west coast of India in Diu. Such great place. The fort is easily accessible from the mainland from the village of Ghoghla in the east. or from Veraval or Somnath in the west.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A small fort situated at the banks of sea. View from the top is mesmerising. A ditch in which the sea water flows during high tides protects the fort.

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Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort is spread in vast area. It would be a good exercise to cover all corner of the fort, but protect yourself from hot sun and enjoy watching different types of cannons kept there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Diu Fort is situated on the west coast of India in Diu which is a Union Territory, administered by the Government of India. The fort was built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule of the Diu island. The fort was originally built in 1535 subsequent to a defense alliance forged by Bahadur Shah, the Sultan of Gujarat and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very common and first attraction to visit in diu for any visitor, now partially ruined. some modification made by local authority (A Mahadev temple in fort !!!!). It is great too see, not much information provided. It is made by Portugese in year 1537 and they left in 1961. They lived there 424 years!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really liked the place.. the ruins, the canons.. it said about its historical importance... lovely view

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This fort is the best place to visit when in diu !!! The history behind this fort is worth knowing. It is such a huge fort that it would take atleast two hours to see the whole place. This place is a very photogenice place.

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Indore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort is decent, if u are DIU it's beaches that should interest u, all in all a decent enough place for a visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Fort, great view... Nice places to grab a snack around. First time visitor to diu, must go...

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