Saturday, July 25, 2015

Vasai fort ruins


This fort was built by the Portugese in 1590 AD to strengthen their naval superiority over the Arabian Sea. The fort was taken over by the Maratha army in 1739 after a three-year-long campaign. The British then took over the territory from the Marathas in 1817 AD.

6 comments:

  1. So much history and a great capture for the day -- as always!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!! Enjoy!!

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  2. ruins indeed...great capture....

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  3. Nice capture

    ~ Have a nice weekend ~

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  4. That will tell many stories!
    Great pic.

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