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 of time. 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. India Profile takes you on a tour of the wonderful destinations of Goa, including the famed Chapora Fort Goa. We offer special packages and tour bookings for tours to Chapora Fort Goa.
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