Fort Aguada

Why?
  • Had the first ever lighthouse built in Asia
  • A splendid example of Portuguese might
  • Was created as a line of defense for the from the Marathas and the British
  • Tower bell gives and vastness of the place gives rustic feeling
  • As many as 200 cannons were installed for the defence of locals
  • Lower portion has now been converted in to a beach resort

 

Location
  • 4 kms south of Sinquerim Beach
Timing
  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm 
  • Last Entry at 5:00 pm

 

Entrance Fee
  • Free entry 
  • To climb up the lighthouse a fee per person is Rs.10

 

Restaurants nearby
  • Club Fresh, House No 782, Marbela Beach Resort, Gawdawado, Morjim, Pernem
  • Jimmy Naliyaths Shack – 0.7 kms

 

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