Candolim Beach

 

Candolim lies 15 kilometers from Panjim, the Goan capital, in northern Goa. Beginning at Fort Aguada and merging with Calangute Beach towards the end, it is one of the longest beaches in the state. The beach in itself is very calm,at times tourists come here from Rajneesh Ashram inPuneto take a break. The main Candolim-Calangute Road is packed with shops and restaurants, but the beach front is free of any commercial activity apart from some water activities.[citation needed] The area around the beach can be termed as resort free as there aren't any resorts there. However, the beach has quite a number of inns

 

Candolim Beach
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Reis Magos Fort

 

The Reis Magos Fort, owned by the Goa government and listed under the Goa Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, is the oldest fort in Goa. It has been restored to serve as a Cultural and Heritage Centre.

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Chapora Fort

 
Chapora Fort, located in Bardez, Goa, rises high above the Chapora River. The site was the location of a fort built by Muslim ruler Adil Shah called Shahpura, whose name the Portuguese altered to Chapora. The fort changed hands several times after Portuguese acquired Bardez. 

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Sinquerim Fort


The Sinquerim Fort is located at a distance of 18 km. from Panaji. The fort stands to overlook the Sinquerim beach and bisects the shoreline into two. This fort was constructed in the year 1612. This is an extension of the larger upper Aguada fort. The lower fort consists of a bastion and a section of a fortified wall on both sides. During the 16th and 17th Century ships used to anchor next to the fort.

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Fontainhas


Fontainhas


Fontainhas is an old Latin Quarter in Panjim, capital city of the state of Goa, India. It maintains its Portuguese influence, particularly through its architecture, which includes narrow and picturesque winding streets like those found in many European cities, old villas and buildings with projecting balconies painted in the traditional tones of pale yellow, green, or blue, and roofs made of red coloured tiles. Fontainhas' heritage ambience represents the traditional Portuguese influence in the area.