Aguada jail was used by the Portuguese to imprison many Goan freedom fighters during the last phase of Portuguese rule. The jailed use to be the largest prison in Goa. After independence the government of India released al the prisoners. This place talks about Goan liberation movement. Talks to open the jail for public access are on table. So that tourists can visit the jail to witness an important part on Goa’s history. Currently public entry is restricted to this place. You can only get a view from outside. The road outside the jail is perfect for a long drive. After the sunset this place will seem like a haunted one. Infamous criminal Charles Sobraj was kept inside this jail as a prisoner after his capture. Even after Goa’s independence this central jail in Aguada was used to serve as a jail till 2015. Later all the prisoners were shifted to a separate jail.
To have a close view of this place you can take bot ride on Mandovi river. During night times when you will pass through this area you may have an unnatural experience. If the idea of ghost scares you, try to avoid this place at night. Surely it is an interesting place for history lovers. Some famous Bollywood movies were shot here. One of them is Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan starrer Qayamat. If speculations are to be believed then the jail is soon going to be converted to a tourist spot.
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