Reis Magos Fort, Goa

The Reis Magos Fort was founded in the year 1493 by King Adil Shah of Bijapur and later fell under the Portuguese rulers. The Reis Magos Fort is well preserved and is surrounded by a laterite wall with typically Portuguese turrets studded on these. You will see a lot of pagoda shape buildings in the Fort which are beautifully made. This Fort was the first bastion of the Portuguese rulers to defend the territories from the enemies and still stand tall with majesty and grandeur,attracting many tourists who visit Goa. The Reis Magos Fort is constructed strongly with durable laterite rocks and high walls with cylindrical watchtowers which gives a perfect view of Portuguese architecture.The Fort is also a favorite place amongst the hikers or trekkers as the entrance of the Fort, is above few meters high and you will have to trek 600 meters to reach the entrance. Although there are other sources of transportation available but you will certainly not want to miss the thrilling experience of trekking and enjoying the beautiful surroundings around the Fort. Once you reach the entrance of the Reis Magos Fort who will be delighted to see the beautiful view of gorgeous Mandovi river which will make you feel refreshed and energetic after the trying trekking. Once you enter the Fort you will come across several exhibition halls with huge arc-shaped windows which gives you a breathtaking view of the Mandovi river.

Reis Magos Fort is perfect for you if you want to get away from the maddening crowd of Goa and enjoy the coconut groves and beautiful sunset. The Reis Magos Fort is near Reis Magos church which also a wonderful place to visit and lies at a short distance from the Fort. This lesser know Goa gem has 50 INR entry fee.

Timings

Reis Magos Fort open at 11:00 AM to 05:30 PM

Entry Fees

50 INR per person

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