Fort Terekhol in Goa

Houses a 100 year old church by the name of St. Anthony

Houses a 100 year old church by the name of St. Anthony | Photo credit: Wikimedia / Mvkulkarni23

Fort Terekhol Overview

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Fort Terekhol was built by Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhonsle, the king of Sawantwadi in the 17th century. It was later taken over by the Portuguese. This fort was used as a base for freedom fighters during the freedom fight of 1961. The fort has a 100 year old church inside it by the name of St. Anthony. It is not open for the public to visit. The remains of the fort are now converted into a hotel by the name of Terekhol Fort Heritage.

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42 km north from Panaji; on the banks of Terekhol River