Panikota Fort

    
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Located near Diu Fort, Panikota Fort, also known as Fortim do Mar, is a 16th-century ruin from the Portuguese era that provides a glimpse into the region's history. Initially serving as a Diu Jail, this historic structure stands in the middle of the sea, requiring visitors to take a motorboat or canoe to reach it. Positioned opposite to Diu Fort, the white construction of Panikota Fort offers a pi ...

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What is Panikota Fort known for?
Panikota Fort, also known as Fortim do Mar, is a 16th-century ruin from the Portuguese era located near Diu Fort. It offers a glimpse into the region's history and stands in the middle of the sea, requiring visitors to take a motorboat or canoe to reach it.
How can visitors reach Panikota Fort?
Visitors can reach Panikota Fort by taking a motorboat or canoe from Diu Fort. The fort is located opposite Diu Fort and offers a picturesque island-like view.
What are the attractions near Panikota Fort?
Near Panikota Fort, visitors can explore a nearby chapel and lighthouse. Efficient ferry services are available for visitors to reach the fort.
Is Panikota Fort open to the public?
Panikota Fort is open to the public from 8 AM to 6 PM. Boat services are available from Bundar Chowk, Diu, for visitors to access the fort.
What are visitors saying about Panikota Fort?
Visitors have described Panikota Fort as a historic and beautiful place, rich in history and architectural significance. Some have mentioned the need for better maintenance and information boards for tourists.

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