Tags : Forts & Palaces
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Located in the town of Vasai in the Palghar District of Maharashtra, Vasai Fort is a majestic fort and a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India. Also known as Fort Bassein or Fort Bacaim, it overlooks the confluence of the River Ulhas in the background and is one of the top tourist destinations in the region. Considered to be a heritage site and a notable historical monument, the architectural marvel stands sturdy with intact chapels and fortifications and very little ruins. It is also a popular spot among filmmakers and renowned music artists who visit here often to shoot their pieces amidst beautiful landscape and stunning scenery. The very famous “Hymn for the Weekend” by Coldplay was shot here as were several Bollywood movies like Josh, Aag and Khamoshi etc.