Diu Fort



Diu Fort is one of the most beautiful forts in India that attracts tourists from across the world. Located at a proximity to Passo Seco Fort, St Paul's Cathedral, Tad Fort, Panikotha fortress and Nagoa Fort, this fort is one of the best places for tourism in the island of Diu.

Diu Fort is located on the coast of Diu Island along the Arabian Sea. Diu Fort was founded between 1535 and 1541, after a truce was signed between the Portuguese and the Sultan of Gujarat. The Diu fort-cum-castle offers a magnificent view at night, when the fort is decorated with colorful lights. This historic fort of Diu Island attracts tourists from the different parts of the world.

The fort offers a kaleidoscopic view of Diu town, which is located very close to it, and its adjacent areas. Tourists come across old cannons and iron shells in this fort. It is noteworthy that this fort of Diu lies in the strategic complex that comprises of Passo Seco Fort, Nagoa Fort, Gogola and Barra.

Diu fort is located at a proximity to St Paul's Cathedral, Old Fort, St Francis of Assisi, Tad Fort, Nagoa Beach and Panikotha. Gangeshwar Temple and Somnath temple are also located very close to the Diu Fort. Situated at a vicinity to a large number of tourist attractions, the Diu fort is one of the best places for tourism in the Diu Island.



Somnath Temple




Last Updated on 26 September 2012

     


     

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