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Vasai Fort:

Formerly called Bassain during Portuguese regime. A famous historical seafort situated on the estuary of river Ulhas. Stronghold of Portuguese power in India conquered by Chimaji Appa in 1737 AD. Memorial of Chimaji Appa. Many ancient churches in the fort.
 

Bassein Fort, now in ruins, was under the Portuguese a thriving fortified city from 1534 to 1739 when it was sacked by the Marathas. The ruins of the Portuguese Fort still stand almost hidden by brushwood and palm groves. Some of the walls and churches can still be seen.

About 10 kms to the northwest lies Nalasopara village, the capital of the Konkan region from 1500 BC to AD 1300. Many Buddhist relics were discovered here. Nalasopara is believed to have been the birthplace of the Buddha in a previous life. To the north, is the Agar of Agashi and to the south is the Agar of Bassein.

Marching Destination:
By Road: Vasai (Bassein) fort is about 77 km away from Mumbai.
By Rail : Nearest railhead is Mumbai 77 kms away.
By Air : Mumbai is nearest airport 77 km away.

 
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