Moti Daman Fort

Moti Daman Fort
Daman, DD - 396220

Type: Landmarks
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The Moti Daman Fort, also known as the Fort of St. Jerome, is a historic fortification located in the town of Moti Daman, in the union territory of Daman and Diu, India. Built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule in the 16th century, the fort stands as a testament to the region's rich history and architectural heritage.

The fort is situated on the southern bank of the Daman Ganga River and is surrounded by imposing stone walls and bastions. Its strategic location near the river and the Arabian Sea made it an important defensive structure for the Portuguese, serving as a stronghold to protect their territorial interests in the region.

Inside the Moti Daman Fort, visitors can explore its well-preserved ramparts, courtyards, and buildings, including the imposing Church of Our Lady of the Sea, which dates back to the 17th century. The fort also houses several other historical structures, including the Governor's Palace, the Chapel of Our Lady of Remedies, and the lighthouse.

Today, the Moti Daman Fort is a popular tourist attraction, offering visitors a glimpse into the region's colonial past and architectural splendor. The fort's tranquil surroundings, historical significance, and panoramic views of the river and sea make it a favored destination for history enthusiasts, architecture buffs, and tourists exploring the union territory of Daman and Diu.

Overall, the Moti Daman Fort stands as a symbol of the region's cultural heritage and serves as a reminder of its colonial legacy. It continues to attract visitors with its timeless charm, historical intrigue, and stunning architectural beauty.

Besides this landmark, there are six more landmarks listed in Daman. There's also six attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Moti Daman Fort on the map above.

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