Aguada Fort – A place that is hard to forget!
Aguada Fort is a highly prevalent destination among the tourists, especially in Goa. The time has witnessed that Bollywood has also seen its interest in this place to shot beautiful movies like ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and ‘Rang De Basanti.’ During monsoon, you will find its beauty at its peak and make you spend awesome moments here.
Fort Aguada in Goa is a status of forbidding and unconquerable Portuguese designed forts in India. The 17th-century fort has stolen the hearts of many tourists. If you are planning a trip to Goa, then this is a place must visit. It is situated on Sinquerim beach in North Goa at a hilltop. You can quickly get there by motor vehicles. The fort was meant to hand over water to all passing ships. Discussing architecture, it is simple and makes use of laterite stone. Be a spectator of living quarters, prisons, and barracks.
Do you want to get an adrenaline rush?
For this, you can climb the fort via a shorter route of a distance 2.0 km. The way is quite narrow, so you have to be careful while going through it.
Best time to visit Aguada Fort
When you are planning to visit Aguada Fort, September till March is the best time to come here. The fort is open from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm, so try to go at this time. The monsoon season is the best time because of its picturesque view. The complete tour would take around 2 hours to get finished.
Places to visit near Aguada Fort :
- Fort Aguada Lighthouse
The attractive lighthouse is working as a standing guard for Goa. It was built in the seventieth century and considered to be a symbol of Portuguese architecture. Whenever Goan history discussed, the lighthouse always has been a famous landmark. It is located 19 km away from Panjim while overlooking the Arabian Sea.
- Baga beach
Baga beach is a well-recognized beach in Goa that is just 10 km away from Aguada Fort. Tourists love this beautiful place for different water sports activities, Fun Park and high-nerve experience. Undoubtedly, it is a fun-filled beach that is loved by all age group people. There are various things to do on this beach when you visit there in the top season.
- Lawrence Church
In the year 1630, St. Lawrence Church was built in remembrance of St. Lawrence as he was famous as ‘controller of winds’ as well as ‘patron saints of the sailors.’ It is designed in a dome shape and has beautiful structures to rise preaches of Jesus Christ and his angels. There is a wooden cross between church and St. Lawrence on the right side. The prayers generally held daily and organized holy adoration every Friday.
- Anjuna beach
Whenever you think about visiting Goa, don’t miss out on the Unforgettable Attractions In Anjuna Beach. It is highly famous for its vibrant nightlife, rave parties, and prettiest views. It is a perfect place that is a blend of sun, sand, blue water, and clubbing. If you want to experience the life of Goa, then you should visit this beach. You will never feel bored at Arjuna beach.
- Goa state museum
Situated within few kilometers of the Aguada fort, it was constructed in 1977. There is a vast collection of items related to religion, art, and history that have attracted many visitors from different places who are visiting Goa. You will find 12 galleries and houses having around 8000 or more articles.
If you are visiting this museum, then do observe Hindu and Jain sculptures, textiles, manuscripts, paintings, mud models, and many more. Not only this, copper inscriptions, pebble sculptures, and artifacts are attracting visitors to see Goan and Indian artists work.
- Medicinal springs
These beautiful therapeutic springs are situated just a few kilometers away from Aguada Fort Beach.
Why is it so popular?
Well, this place is recognized for its adequate medicinal water. It is not just a picnic spot but also recommended to get a cure of different diseases like arthritis, common cold, and many more.
- Snowpark Goa
Want to spend some quality time while doing fun activities?
Snowpark Goa is the answer!
It is truly a heaven and among the best theme parks in Goa. Create your snowman, get a slide, and play in the snow to indulge in loads of fun with your families and friends. You will feel like you are playing in natural snow. The attractive snowpark is placed in between Baga beach and Calangute beach; both of them are very famous.
It is not very far from the beach near the Aguada fort that arranges lots of activities. Inside it, you will experience -5 degrees and open all days round the year. Certain activities like DJ dancing, ice sliders, liquor in ice, ice sculpture, snow volleyball, climbing walls, and thunderstorm are enjoyed the most at Ice Park in Goa. Book the ticket both online and offline without any trouble.
Do visit Aguada Fort to get lifetime memory!