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Cabo Raj Niwas (Raj Bhavan)

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Cabo Raj Niwas (Raj Bhavan)
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Cabo Raj Niwas,
Raj Bhavan Road, Panaji, Goa

Cabo fort lies on the peninsula land jutting out in the Arabian Sea, at Dona Paula, 9 kilometers from Panaji. The fort was erected by the Portuguese in 1540 to guard the entrance to Goa harbour.

 

The Portuguese planned a fort here in 1540, and as per long-established defense strategy, quickly built a church. Subsequently, they built a fort and the church was made into a convent.

 

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