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THIS 400-year-old fort in Goa is where archaic allure meets modern sophistication!

The skilful construction and strategic placement of Reis Magos Fort, much larger and popular than the Aguada Fort, command the awe of tourists that have an eye for magnificence. Initially built as a military outpost by the Sultanate of Bijapur in 1493, the fort was constructed by the Portuguese in 1551, after defeating the native rulers. A heritage site popularly believed to be named after the Biblical anecdote of the Three Wise Men, this place is a heaven for all those who are looking to explore the Goa of yore!

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THESE 5 must-visit gates across Goa are doorways to the state's rich history & culture

Goa was home to several tribes and rulers before Vasco da Gama discovered it and there are many more such facts that are layered under generic pieces of information available about this sunshine state. Therefore, in an attempt to go beyond the parties and shacks and to give you a sneak-peek of Goan history, here are 5 important gates across the state that recount the tales of yore. So let's embark upon an offbeat journey of chronicling the social, cultural and political aspects of Goa through these gates.

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The archaic charms of Dharavi Island are beckoning you away from the cacophony of Mumbai!

Want to delve into details about the East Indian community residing in India? There's no better way to know about them than visiting Dharavi Island! Not to be confused with its namesake, the tropical paradise of Dharavi Island was named after the Dharavi Devi Temple, located here. Seated hardly 50 km from Mumbai, this place has preserved nature along with it's East Indian culture and heritage across time, which gives this Island a vintage vibe. Read on to explore more about the antiquated charms that find a home in this locality!

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