The Mormugao Fort dates back to 1624, which stands near to the Marmagoa Harbour.
This fort was built to protect the harbour, which is located near to the Vasco
da Gama town. This fort is located at the extreme northwestern point of Salsete.
The inscriptions over the gates of the fort were the centre of attraction and
tourists from the entire globe comes to unveil the historical treasures lying
in the Mormugao Fort in Goa.
The Mormugao Fort was an excellent architecture of the Portuguese. The Mormugao Fort was built due to continual invasion by the Marathas. The fort boosts itself with a circumference of 10 km. You can witness five prisons, a chapel and quarters for the guards in the interior of the fort. The nearest place to the fort is Varca beach. The nearest airport to the fort is Dabolim Airport. Also it is very near to the railway station, which is situated at Vasco da Gama.