The Chapora Fort was built by the ruler of Bijapur, Adil Shah.
The Fort gets its name from the Chapora River that flows by
the fort. The Chapora Fort Goa is in ruins now, though it still
retains traces of glory that it must have had originally. The
fort is made of red laterite stones. Its location on a sheer
cliff made it almost impregnable, and afforded a view of the
sea and the land for miles around. Today, you can climb to the
ramparts of the Chapora Fort Goa are gaze in silent contemplation
at the sea, the only thing that has not fallen to the vagaries
The Chapora Fort Goa dates back to 1617, is one of the finest
examples of Portuguese architecture. Close to the Chapora Fort
Goa lies the Anjuna Beach, the site for many rave parties. The
Chapora beach, on which the Chapora Fort Goa stands, has many
picture pretty fishing hamlets you can explore.
Another beach you can visit while on a tour to Chapora Fort
Goa is the Vagator Beach. With craggy cliffs and dry grasslands,
the Vagator is also famous for its old Portuguese style mansions,
built in the colonial era.
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