Diu Fort508 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Near Collectorate Office, Diu, Daman and Diu 362520, India
- 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.
How to Reach Diu Fort
- Drive to here or take a taxi.
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95% of people who visit Diu include Diu Fort in their plan
86.89% of people start their Diu Fort visit around 09 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Diu Fort
90.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Diu Fort
Diu Fort Reviews & Ratings
One of my best place ever because it's really in good condition. Very huge and attractive fort ever. There are 10+ TOP available. Most beautiful place ever. Three side sea and also light house that very attractive.
There isn't much to explore. There's just a light house and some ammunition, but it's a really good spot for photography!!! And you experience heavy winds all the time, so that's pretty cool
It was a memorable day for us.. Lots of Enjoy with friends and its a very good location for relaxation. Heaven on the earth and very beautiful place. I liked it. I want to visit at least once in a year.
It is a very very good place. Their is historical place. And best for photography. Beautiful place for photography. Also romantic place. Friendly natural... Beautiful Ocean...
Please take the guide to explain you everything. There is a lot of history in it. Amazing place. So much to explore. Must visit!