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Corjuem Fort

A Military Defense Fortress Of The Portuguese

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Goa
Sights & Landmarks > Military Bases/ Facilities
The fort was built in 1550 and was originally owned by the rulers of Sawantwadi. However as the time passed by, the fort was annexed to the Portuguese who rebuilt it in 1705 to enhance their defenses. It is considerably smaller than any other fort in Goa. Built in a square shape, it has bastions at each of the four corners with embrasures for cannons and various other gunpoint holdings. The legends say that this fort was known for the story of a brave woman who was so discontent with the restric show more

Something unique

It is situated on an island land, the journey of which is resplendent! The fort is quaint, desolated and you'll hardly see any visitors here. A perfect picturesque spot.

Tips from insiders

  • Only rely on Google Maps to reach here.
  • It is not as well maintained and preserved as the others.
  • The fort is little less on history and information, so keep it as a filler.
  • For photography enthusiasts, this is the place for you!
  • It is strictly a 'couples' place.