Reis Magos Fort

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: Verem, Bardez, Goa 403114, India, Panaji
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  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-8322904649
  • Ticket Price: 50 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Fort

Reis Magos Fort - Review

Though not as famous as Fort Aguada, this smaller fort actually predates the larger one by about half a century. Built in 1551, it was enlarged over the centuries, and proved to be decisive against the Maratha armies in the 18th century. Visitors ought to check out the commanding view it has of the land and the sea, and the 33 guns that defend its walls. Later used as a prison, the fort eventually was abandoned, fell into decay, until it was renovated in the late 20th century. Today it is used as an event space that can be rented out to private parties. It's a popular place to get married, shoot films, or throw a fashion show.

Near the fort, close to a pretty spring of water, is the elegant church of Reis Magos.

Reis Magos Fort Information

  • Contact the fort to organise a guided tour.

Reis Magos Fort Ticket Prices

  • Rs. 25 for students.
  • Rs. 10 per head on Sunday's and Goa Govt Holiday's.
  • Children below 8 are free.

How To reach Reis Magos Fort by Public Transport

  • Drive to here, take a bus, or take a taxi.

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TripHobo Highlights for Reis Magos Fort

  • Reis Magos Fort Address: Verem, Bardez, Goa 403114, India, Panaji
  • Reis Magos Fort Contact Number: +91-8322904649
  • Reis Magos Fort Timing: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Reis Magos Fort Price: 50 INR
  • Best time to visit Reis Magos Fort(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Reis Magos Fort: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Reis Magos Fort

  • 21.31% of people who visit Panaji include Reis Magos Fort in their plan

  • 46.15% of people start their Reis Magos Fort visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Reis Magos Fort

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Reis Magos Fort

People normally club together Aguada Beach and Basilica Of Bom Jesus while planning their visit to Reis Magos Fort.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Reis Magos Fort, Panaji Reviews

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  • Unbelievable panoramic views of the bay! Never knew that the fort held such an important place in the state's history. You do have to pay an entry fee of Rs. 100/- to get in but if you're a student it's only Rs. 50/-.It's worth every penny. It's restored and well looked after. A must visit place for everyone. Only of the well maintained forts in Goa. It's spread over a vast expanse of a hill. Has a gorgeous sea to look at from wherever to gate on the fort. It is a decent fort renovated recently so it looks more like a new place than a resort. The good part is there will not be much crowd so you can chill for a while. The view of Arabian Sea from the fort is beautiful. you could surely spend hours here enjoying the cool sea breeze and the quiet blissful ambience . most lovable visit..!

  • Was a good experience. The fort itself looks quite good. The view from top also is nice. The museum inside is quite interesting, buy you need to spend time to really view through all. The fort has been well maintained by Indian standards. They provide a free ride from reception to the fort entrance, for senior citizens. That is well appreciated. Staff also were quite friendly.

  • Only of the well maintained forts in Goa. It's spread over a vast expanse of a hill. Has a gorgeous sea to look at from wherever to ate on the fort. An all time breeze and calm place. You do have to pay an entry fee of Rs. 100 to get in but if you're a student it's only Rs. 50. This amount is used to maintain the fort and you won't he disappointed. Don't hesitate just because you've got to spend to get in. It's worth every penny. It's restored and well looked after. A must visit place for everyone.

  • Beautiful Fort showcasing the history of Goa. Unbelievable panoramic views of the bay! Never knew that the fort held such an important place in the state's history. This is one of the hidden gems in Goa. There is a tranquility about this fort that's special. It's one of the destinations in Goa which doesn't have a lot of locals- possibly due to the entry free (50 rupees). It's very well maintained. There is a nice little hike to the top. The fort itself is pretty tiny but the views to the ocean are pretty awesome. You could spend hours here enjoying the cool sea breeze and the quiet blissful ambience.

  • It's a beautiful little fort that's been restored really well and is kept exceptionally clean. We loved the morning we spent here. Be prepared for a short but steep climb to reach the fort and go prepared for the heat if you go later in the day. Carry your own water. Enjoy the views.

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