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Tiracol

Set in an abundant landscape of paddy and coconut plantations and jungle dotted with temples, Tiracol is the last place before the border with Maharashtra. Its fort, on the far side of the Tiracol River, started life as a Maratha fort, sited securely on a headland facing the sea and protected on the landside by a wall and moat. The Portuguese captured it in the 18th century, added a colonial facade and built the tiny church of St Anthony inside. The fort is now a hotel, one of the prettiest and most peaceful in India, with lovely sea views and a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere.

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