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Its a good place to visit as it is in the sea n we go through the boat... However there is mot much... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
meet p
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This place is prison. you can not visit there but you can see this place from Diu Fort. Prisoner... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Bharuch, India
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Diu Fort | 8 Km From Delwada Railway Station, Diu, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to visit Fortim-do-Mar. But unfortunately, at this point in time, public is not allowed to go there. We were told that some time ago, we could get a boat at the Fort Jetty and visit the old jail. We read that the jail...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Its a good place to visit as it is in the sea n we go through the boat... However there is mot much to look inside the building but the view from there n some parts of it can be enjoyable ... Its in ruins...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank meet p
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I really wonder how one can visit the place as it was far off from land and I could find any other way to see it apart from distance.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vishal S
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This place is prison. you can not visit there but you can see this place from Diu Fort. Prisoner can not escape easily from this place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rathod2017
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Again nothing to do or visit here. Its an old jail that you can see from diu fort. You cant visit it. You could click some pictures standing in diu fort with the jail in the backdrop. That’s about it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank skagrawal4k
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Nice place for a perfect get away with friends and family. A good day tour option. Takes us back to the portugese history of diu.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anas C
Reviewed 29 March 2018

it was Portuguese oldest jail , famous historical and ambuja strong it was stay long long years before, jail like small caves, love diu

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sudip M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

It's not kalapani...it's just a stone structure floating on water..a lot of people relate it to kalapani but the orginal kalapani is in Andaman Nicobar islands

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 29 November 2017

You cannot visit this place, just view from Diu Fort, It is an old Jail with Historic value. Good view from the Fort.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Travel_is_a_fashion
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fortim do mar is good but no entry in this place. This is old jail and We can see only white building.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank viral06
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23 June 2017|
Response from Kilroy_Mariner | Reviewed this property |
Public access not avbl to same. u can viee frm outside, via boat..thats abt it.