Cabo De Rama Fort in Goa
Cabo De Rama Fort Why to confine yourself by the sea-side in Goa when this state gives you the opportunity to take a tour to its colorful history through its wondrous Forts? Make your leisurely days in Goa refreshing with a trip to Cabo De Rama Fort.
This fort will remind you of the Portuguese invasion in India. This was built centuries ago before the Portuguese invaded India. After their invasion, they annexed this fort from Raja of Soonda.
Things to See
The fort stands in the heart of a picturesque view of Canacona. The tempting view of the North as well as South for the western side of the fort is worth capturing.
The prime attraction of this old fort is its moat, which is presently dry, and a church that stands within the precincts of the Cabo De Rama Fort Canacona, Goa.
The church is still in use and thus gives the tourists the scope to take its complete tour.
Get ready to visit the remarkable history of Goa with a visit to Cabo De Rama Fort.
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Cabo De Rama Fort History
The walls of this fort will speak to you the bears of burnt it had to go through since it was constructed.
The ownership of Cabo De Rama Fort has changed hands several times in the past. And with every change of its possession, several additions were made to it.
The underground tunnels were made by the Portuguese colonizers. This system of tunnels served as an easy exit in times of emergency.
The British later on used this fort as a jail and the interiors were thus constructed accordingly.
However, the most interesting history of this fort lies in its name.
It is believed that Lord Rama visited this fort along with his wife during his long exile from Ayodhya.
This is the reason why this fort’s name has used the name of “Rama”.
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How to Reach
You need to arrange a taxi to visit this fort. In case you prefer to take personal transport then National-17 (heading towards Karwar) is the nearest main road to this fort.
Cabo De Rama Fort
Located: Canacona taluka, South Goa district, Goa
Address: Taluka Cabo de Rama, Canacona, Goa 403702
Legend: Named after Rama, the protagonist in the epic of Ramayana
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