Aguda Fort: Majestic Fort of Goa

Goa is a perfect place for holidays as it has many places to visit like beaches, churches and temples etc. Along with beaches, it also has many historical places. One of them is Fort Aguada. It is the most popular tourist attraction of Goa. If you are in Goa then you must see this historical fort.

Fort Aguada is a 17th century Portuguese fort, built in the year 1609. The structure was finally completed in 1612. Fort Aguada is an amazing example of Portuguese architecture. It is situated on a hilltop near the Mandovi River. 'Agua' is a Portuguese word meaning 'water' and 'aguada' refers to the place where water is collected.

When you visit the Aguda Fort campus, you will be reminded of scenes from some Bollywood movies filmed here. You will be stunned to see the beauty of this place. You will see a beautiful lighthouse and an amazing fort which overall will give you a perfect landscape experience.

Aguada fort was built by the Portuguese rulers and it has beautiful Italian designs on its walls. This beautiful fort offers a sweeping view of the sea and neighboring villages. This amazing fort offers many breathtaking views to the tourists. Aguada Fort is also a great spot to enjoy the sunset view.

How To Reach Fort Aguada -
The fort is situated on the pristine beach in the village of Sinquerim, near Candolim.

The best and fastest way to visit this fort is to rent a self drive car. Yes, you heard it right. Self drive rental car is a great option for every tourist for sightseeing in Goa. You can visit various tourist places in Goa without any inconvenience in a self drive rental car. This will also save a lot of time.

Car4Hires provides amazing self drive car rental services in different areas of Goa. Fort Aguada is just 15 km from Panaji. You can rent a self drive car from Car4Hires in Panaji to visit this beautiful structure known as Aguada Fort. You just have to visit the Car4Hires website and book a car of your choice.

You can also book a self drive car at Goa International Airport from Car4Hires as they provide self drive rental cars at the airport. Goa International Airport is about 40 km from Fort Aguada. It will take you about an hour to visit this fort from the airport in a self drive car

Best Time to Visit Fort Aguada -
If you are planning to visit this magnificent fort then the best time is from October to March. During this time the weather here is very pleasant and cool which will give you more pleasure while visiting this fort.

The best time of the day to visit this fort is morning and evening. During this time you can also protect yourself from strong sunlight. In the evening you can also enjoy the beautiful view of sunset from the fort.

Other Important Information -

Location: Aguada Fort is located in Candolim and is about 10 km from Baga Beach and 15 km from Panjim city.

Timings: You can visit Fort Aguada any time between 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. This fort is opened every day of the week.

Fee: You do not need to pay anything to explore this beautiful fort. It is completely free.

Tips to visit Aguada Fort  

* Choose morning or evening time to visit this place.

* Wear comfortable clothes and footwear.

* Be sure to maintain cleanliness around you.

* Must follow the instructions given by the staff.

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