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Chapora Fort-From the Era of Portuguese!

Chapora fort of Goa is of historic importance that gained fame after its appearance in the movie Dil Chahta Hai. Located near the Vagator beach, it is a place to get a beautiful view of beaches and the horizon. One can reach Chapora fort by a trek on the hill and once you reach the top, you are welcomed by a narrow deep gate and enchanting view in every direction.

Looking back at the history of the Chapora fort, you will hear stories about sieges of Maratha and defence of Portuguese colonists. T he brilliant Portuguese defence architecture work will stun you. In this piece of ruin, you can find ramparts over which you can walk and see the gun ports, murder holes, arrow slits and tunnels. The sunsets are worth watching from the Chapora fort which adds a tint of crimson to the panoramic view that imbues you with serenity and it is not something to be missed!

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Goa, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
15.6061000°N, 73.7364000°E
Distance from Goa city center to Chapora Fort
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Chapora Fort..

Overall Rating:4.4

  '5' out of 5
"The great fort where the shoot of Dil Chactha Hai, Hindi movie was shot. View is spectacular, complete 180° view of the sea with view of Vagator beach, Anjuna Beach"
  '5' out of 5
"Must visit for the famous Dil Chahta hai pose...this place is located in North Goa near vagator beach. You have to trek little bit to reach the fort so might not be suitable for elderly people. The views from the top are breathtaking."
  '4' out of 5
"Nice old Portuguese fort in North Goa overlooking Vagator beach... What a great view Its a small hike to the top.There is just a garrison wall left atop the fort now. Cold drink and water vendors roam all around the fort for tourists. Its a small tourist attraction. Definitely go there if you want a magnificent view of the great sea.. and north face beaches of Goa"
  '5' out of 5
"The sea view is awsome from this place. It's the same location from movie dil chahta hai."
  '5' out of 5
"Also known as Dil Chahta Hai Fort. Best sunset view"

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