Diu Fort

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  • Address: Near Collectorate Office, Diu, Daman and Diu 362520, India
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-2875252653
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Fort

Back in 1535, this huge Portuguese fort must have been one of the most impressive sights in all of the land. It has a double moat, an array of cannons on the ramparts, and a lighthouse 32 metres high that is basically the highest point in the city. The fort was built to defend the city from the invasions of Mughal Emperor Humayun. Seen around the fort's premises are the remnants of Venetian style Gothic homes. Inside the fort is a famous chapel, the Chapel of Our Lady of Rosary, built in the 17th century. It has gilded wooden panels depicting scenes from the lives of saints. Photography is not allowed inside the chapel.

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  • Diu Fort Address: Near Collectorate Office, Diu, Daman and Diu 362520, India
  • Diu Fort Contact Number: +91-2875252653
  • Diu Fort Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Diu Fort(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Diu Fort: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 88.66% of people who visit Diu include Diu Fort in their plan

  • 86.89% of people start their Diu Fort visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Diu Fort

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

90.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Diu Fort

People normally club together I.n.s. Khukery and Pani Kotha while planning their visit to Diu Fort.

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