Cabo De Rama Fort, South Goa

Cabo De Rama Fort is said to be an ancient fort and is believed that after Ram and Sita left Ayodhya they spend a considerable time here. The fort was for centuries with Indian rulers but the Portuguese took it away from the local Hindu rulers in 1763. The Cabo de Rama Fort was erected in the form of a Citadel and now lies in ruins which has crumbled with the Turret still houses a prison along with the habitable buildings with few lonely government observation post which gets occupied from time to time and the couple of young scientists from the National house of Oceanography is found to be at a deviance of South Of Madgaon with the National Highway which moves towards Karwar at Chinchinim and the bumpy road ride adds to the excitement.

The western side of the Fortress with the cliffs dropping sharply towards the Sea and providing a great view towards both North and South make it a place for peace and tranquility with few soaring eagles and the occasional monkey sighting could be seen here. Also, the few enthusiasts could be seen diving from the Fort into the Sea with few movie scene getting filmed here and also to reach here own vehicle is needed.

Cabo de Rama is the oldest fort of the Goa state which was captured Portuguese by defeated Kings of Soonda. While this fort also switched to many ruler hand which includes Hindu, Portuguese and Muslim. When Portuguese ruler got this fort they used 21 guns to protect fort from invaders. They also made a church inside of the church of Santo Antonio which is now well condition and devotees come continue to prayer. This fort also used to prison purpose till 1955 but now abandon and come several tourists to visit it. This is situated in south Goa district which nearest beach is Colva and Canacona stretch.

Nearest Attractions: Sunset Point, Cabo de Rama Beach, Kakolem Beach, Nuem Beach, Goa Oldest Fort (Cabo de Rama).

Weather Temperature

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Average High (℃) 31.8 31.8 32.6 32.6 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 31.7 32.8 32.8

Visit Information:-

Location: Canaguinim, South Goa

Nearest Bus Stop:Cabo De Rama Fort

Nearest Railway Station: Balli (17.4 KM)

Distance From:-

Dabolim Airport: 51.2 KM

Panjim City: 60.5 KM

Madgaon City: 28.1 KM