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Retracing the Untouched Path: Fort Tiracol in Goa!

Written By: Akshatha Vinayak

It is a common tendency to be drawn towards the most famous places! What we have to do is to go in an offbeat path to experience the authenticity of the place. Goa is known for its electrifying party culture but it is worthwhile to know its other side as well. Yes, a more beautiful and serene part of Goa tells you why it is one of the best destinations!

Fort Tiracol in Goa

Aerial View of Tiracol Fort
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Take a ride towards the ancient Fort Tiracol in Goa to enjoy the best of Konkan. Yes, a journey of about 45 - 50km from the capital of Panaji will take you to a historical place on the Goa-Maharashtra Border. It is not just the destination but the whole journey is filled with pure bliss; virgin landscapes, charismatic seascapes and Goan hamlets which will enchant you throughout.

You have to reach Querim and hop on to a ferry to reach Tiracol Fort. The splendid vistas of Tiracol River will surely bind you in an everlasting happiness.

Fort Tiracol in Goa

A distant view of Terekhol Fort
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History of Terekhol Fort

Tiracol Fort or Terekhol Fort was built by the Maharaja of Sawantwadi. Later, it was invaded by the Portuguese who renovated it completely. Today, Fort Tiracol is converted into a heritage hotel.

Attractions in Fort Tiracol

Fort Tiracol is located on a small hillock and thus gives some splendid views. You can enjoy the scenic vistas of Tiracol river and Tiracol Beach.

Fort Tiracol in Goa

Tiracol Beach
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Tiracol Beach is one of the unexplored beaches in Goa. You will enjoy it even more as not many visit this beach. Isn't it wonderful when there is no one except you and the sea?

Fort Tiracol in Goa

Tiracol Church
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St. Andrews Church is located inside the fort. This church was built during the time of the Potuguese. St. Andrews Church gives a colonial touch to the destination.

How to Reach Tiracol Fort

Tiracol Fort is only accessible through a ferry ride from Querrim. You can hire vehicles or private cabs from Panaji to reach Querim. The ferries are easily available as the frequency is more.

Fort Tiracol in Goa

Tiracol Church
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A trip to Tiracol Fort will introduce to the countryside views of Goa. Most importantly, the pristine lagoons and sea shores keeps you engaged the whole time. So, don't miss out on trying this quick escapade to the unknown lands of Goa.

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