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Diu Fort

Diu Coast, Diu, India
+91 2875 252 653
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Very Old Fort.

Only young people can visit the entire Fort. Incase anybody like the old monuments, it is good for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
AnilChabra
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New Delhi, India
Great Place to visit - avoid noon time in hot summer

The Diu Fort which was made by alliance forged by Bahadur Shah, the Sultan of Gujarat and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dkvyas007
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Vadodara, India
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This fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1535 A.D. and was one of their most important ones in Asia.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“light house” (74 reviews)
“arabian sea” (37 reviews)
“colonial rule” (9 reviews)
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Diu Coast, Diu, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Only young people can visit the entire Fort. Incase anybody like the old monuments, it is good for them.

Thank AnilChabra
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Diu Fort which was made by alliance forged by Bahadur Shah, the Sultan of Gujarat and the Portuguese against Humayun, the Mughal Emperor. The Fort has Canons left at some strategic place; it seems they were protecting sea-boundry of fort. The Fort has canal...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The structure stands tall at the one end of Diu with the soothing cold wind. The tidal waves smash the structure with the sound where you will feel the power of the ocean. The entrance gate seems normal but after that, the structure and water...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its a huge fort with cannons installed everywhere, a couple of watch towers and a lighthouse. Its fun exploring the fort but a bit tiring. I was surprised not to see guides outside the fort. Usually such forts would have guided tours telling all the...More

Thank skagrawal4k
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

College trip to diu was good and enjoyable. Beer is cheap and food is costly. No good taste here so we sayyed in lord inn around 100+ km away.

Thank Hitesh S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful fort with Portuguese architecture. A bigger version of Aguada fort of Goa but better maintained. The sea view is also very scenic from here. You can also see the kaala Pani prison from he fort.

Thank 330priyab
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a selfie point for few clicks. Nothing beyond that. Can give it a miss. If you have spare time in Diu, then make a visit, but nothing spl that you will miss it.

Thank pnd_189
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needs renovation and maintenance of this historical evidence. Portugese had many stories to share with this country which are yet unexplored...

Thank Debarati D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see in Diu, especially when lite up at night, the fort has a moat around it and faces the sea.

Thank Amit64
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s good to visit The forts because it gives you the experience of the history of that place and also gives you many spots to take good pictures of yours. The only thing which I missed there was the guide facility. There were no guides...More

Thank Saai B
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Dhaval T
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Response from bomadg | Reviewed this property |
You can have alcohol...I don't think there is casino....but restaurants remain open for quite some time
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tejagrawal
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I have no idea sorry.
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tejagrawal
23 June 2017|
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Yes It is open in rainy season.
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