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Built by the Portuguese in 1640 as the Castella de Aguada at Land's End, the ruins of the Bandra Fort are a throwback to the colonial history of Mumbai.
Built by the Portuguese in 1640 as the Castella de Aguada at Land's End, the ruins of the Bandra Fort are a throwback to the colonial history of Mumbai. Overlooking Mahim Bay at the southernmost tip of Salsette Island, it was erected to protect the northern sea route into Mumbai Harbour but was partly demolished by the British. The fort rises to a height of 24 metres above sea-level, with a stairway leading to the platform which offers great views of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. It has featured in Bollywood movies such as Dil Chahta Hai and Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.
Castella de Aguada, Mount Mary, Bandra West, Mumbai, 400050
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