Korlai Fort & Light House Dist: 33 Kms

The Korlai Fort is surrounded by Arabian Sea on three sides and has a beautiful lighthouse as major attraction with beautiful panoramic views of the sea. You can drive down to base of fort which is bit rough passing through local colony and then you need to climb about hundred steps to reach the fort. However the view of sea is amazingly breathtaking. Korlai Fort is nothing but just walls all over. This is an old Portuguese structure situated on a hill top. Built in the year 1521, Korlai Fort originally meant as a watch point for the invaders and was used to be a house of 7,000 people including horses and Portugese army men. The small trek from the light house to the Korlai fort was easy as it had steps in the form of concrete slabs or stones.

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