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Marmagao Fort

Marmagao/ Mormugao Fort

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Location : Mormugao, Goa
Nearby Attraction : Marmagoa Harbour
Attractions Within The Fort : Bulwarks, 3 Magazines, Five Prisons, A Chapel And


Guards Quarters
Guards Quarters 33 kms from Panaji; Four kms from Vasco da Gama, one of the well-known natural harbours on the west coast of India and the hub of intense maritime activity. Passenger and cargo ships call here from all over the world.


This fort near the internationally famous Marmagoa Harbour was built to guard the harbour situated near the Vasco da Gama town. Its work started in 1624.

It enclosed a region of six miles in circumference, contained towering bulwarks, three magazines, five prisons, a chapel and quarters for the guard. It had 53 guns and a garrison with 4 officers, and was an important fortress on the western coast. unluckily, except the chapel and a portion of the boundary wall, little is left of this fort.

 

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