A museum along the sea that is packed with historical information

Fort Aguada is situated on a hillock in Sinquerim and boasts spectacular views of the Arabian Sea . The fort was originally built as a full-fledged port under the Portuguese rule, with a jetty and a shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Good Voyage .

Fort Aguada, which is situated on a hillock in Sinquerim and boasting spectacular views of the Arabian Sea, has long been known to attract hordes of visitors and locals to see its impressive splendor.But it has been the forts jail museum at the base of the hillock that has been attracting a steady stream of visitors in recent years, although activities for the historic site have yet to take off.The fort was originally built as a full-fledged port under the Portuguese rule, with a jetty and a shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Good Voyage, where visitors would pray before heading out to sea.It was later converted to a jail where several freedom fighters had been sentenced.

According to him, the prison bakery, which has been preserved in its original shape, will be operational and will supply bread to cafes and restaurants in the complex by employing a poder (bread maker) from a nearby village, he said.Before and after sunset, two light-and-sound shows will be held in the open space outside the prison cells, narrating the Goa era to be liberated.Although the theme will be about freedom, the curation process will be updated each year.The cultural center will select one element from a broad theme and evolve around it.

Shankar said that the fair weather jetty will be operational from October to April, which will allow visitors to take a ferry from Aguada to Old Goa, connecting two major historical sites.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the jail museum on December 19, 2021, during a visit to Goa to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the states' liberation.