Cabo De Rama Fort, Goa

Cabo De Rama is a fort located in Goa, the name for the fort as taken from the name Lord Rama. According to the epic scripture, the Ramayana, Lord Rama and his wife Sita along with Lakshman stayed in this area for a short period during their exile. The Cabo Da Rama fort was built by the local Hindu rulers in Goa and was later captured by the Portugal rulers in the year 1763. The Cabo De Rama fort and the whole of Goa went under the change of several dynasties from Hindu Dynasty to Muslim to Portugal Dynasty. Hence one will find traces of all types of religion in Goa, and these artefacts or scriptures are being preserved in museums across Goa.

The Cabo De Rama fort was also occupied by the British soldiers, post-Portugal dynasty reaching the Goan land and was later turned into a government prison for a short period till the year 1955 before the fort turned into ruins. The Cabo De Rama fort is now considered as a tourist attraction site as many people come and visit this site. Church of Santo Antonio is also located within the fort and many devotees visit this church each year. The colour of the church is white whereas the colour of the fort is black, making the whole structure scenic along with the surrounding nature and the open view of the sea. This fort is located on a cliff alongside the ocean hence one can enjoy the beauty of the church, fort and the ocean at the same time, where the Colva beach and the Canacona beach is located.

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Cabo De Rama Fort open at 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM

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